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Bar Exam Preparation Materials

This guide outlines bar exam preparation materials available to NCCU law students.

North Carolina Exam Dates

“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.” (See, top menu bar, page marked "Bar Examination", then "Examination Dates & Locations").

Application deadlines are generally:

February Bar Exam:
1st Tuesday in October
February Bar Exam (late): 
1st Tuesday in November
July Bar Exam:
1st Tuesday in January
July Bar Exam (late):
1st Tuesday in March
July Bar Exam:
1st Tuesday in May (only if filed for February of same year)

North Carolina Materials

To be admitted to the North Carolina Bar, applicants must to successfully complete the bar application, achieve an adequate score on the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE), and then finally on exam day, achieve an adequate score on the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) and the Multistate Essay Examination (MEE) exam.


North Carolina State-Specific Component

All General and Transfer Applicants must successfully complete the North Carolina State-Specific Component of the Uniform Bar Examination.  After filing an application, applicants should email a request for access to Ms. Allison Bradley at the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners at  

For more information, visit the North Carolina State-Specific Component of the Uniform Bar Examination page.