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Current Bar Examination Dates & Locations

 

The North Carolina 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 2023 Bar Examination are as follows:

 

  • February 2023 – February 21 and 22
  • The passing score is 270 points.

 

Locations for the February 2023 Bar Examinations are as follows:

 

  • February 2023 – The North Carolina State Fairgrounds and the Jane S. McKimmon Center at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
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Dates of the July 2023 Bar Examination are as follows:

 

  • July 2023 – July 25 and 26
  • The passing score is 270 points.

 

Locations for the July 2023 Bar Examinations are as follows:

 

  • July 2023 – The North Carolina State Fairgrounds and the Jane S. McKimmon Center at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina