New York Bar Exam Locations

Where is the New York Bar Exam Held?

The bar exam is given in multiple locations across the state including:


New York City

Armory Track & Field Center
216 Fort Washington Avenue at West 168 Street
New York, NY 10032

White Plains

New York State Judicial Institute
78 North Broadway
White Plains, NY 10603


Empire State Plaza
Convention Hall
Concourse Level
Albany, NY 12242


Buffalo-Niagara Convention Center
153 Franklin Street
Buffalo, NY 14202

*Locations are subject to change at any time. Contact the examiners for the latest information including the New York bar exam locations for the upcoming administrations.

Can I Pick Where I Take the New York Bar Exam?

Yes and no. Depending upon the address you use when you register, you will be assigned to one of four judicial departments located in New York State. You will receive an email after the application period closes requiring you to select your seat location. First-time takers who graduated from a New York State law school are given first priority. Your designated location is based on availability.

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