Current Bar Examination Dates & Locations

The North Carolina written bar examination is given twice a year, in February and in July, on the last Tuesday and Wednesday of the month.

Dates of the February 2017 Bar Examination are as follows:

  • February 2017 – February 21 and 22
  • The passing score is 350 points.

Locations for the February 2017 Bar Examinations are as follows:

  • February 2017 – The North Carolina State Fairgrounds and the Jane S. McKimmon Center at
  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

Dates of the July 2017 Bar Examination are as follows:

  • July 2017 - July 25 and 26
  • The passing score is 350 points.

Locations for the July 2017 Bar Examinations are as follows:

  • July 2017 – The North Carolina State Fairgrounds and the Jane S. McKimmon Center at
  • North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina