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End-of-Year Summary: ABA (Applicants, Applications, Admissions), LSATs, CAS

Oct 24, 2013, 11:39 AM

End-of-Year Summary: ABA (Applicants, Applications & Admissions), LSATs, Credential Assembly Service

The following data include deferrals. Deferrals are defined as “admitted applicants who were granted a postponed enrollment for a subsequent term.”

Volumes are rounded to the nearest hundred.

ABA Volume Summary

Fall
2005
Fall
2006
Fall
2007
Fall
2008
Fall
2009
Fall
2010
Fall
2011
Fall
2012
Fall
2013
Fall
2014
ABA Applicants
Final End-of-Year 95,800 88,700 84,000 83,400 86,600 87,900 78,500 67,900 59,400 55,700
% change from prior year -4.8% -7.4% -5.2% -0.8% 3.8% 1.5% -10.7% -13.5% -12.4% -6.3%
ABA Admitted Applicants
Final End-of-Year 56,100 56,000 55,500 55,500 58,400 60,400 55,800 50,600 45,700 43,500
% change from prior year 0.3% -0.2% -0.9% 0.0% 5.1% 3.5% -7.7% -9.2% -9.8% -4.9%
ABA Applications
Final End-of-Year 548,400 530,400 517,100 532,600 565,700 604,300 535,500 469,600 385,800 355,100
% change from prior year -1.3% -3.3% -2.5% 3.0% 6.2% 6.8% -11.4% -12.3% -17.8% -8.0%
Fall
2000
Fall
2001
Fall
2002
Fall
2003
Fall
2004
ABA Applicants
Final End-of-Year 74,600 77,200 90,900 99,500 100,600
% change from prior year - 3.6% 17.6% 9.5% 1.1%
ABA Admitted Applicants
Final End-of-Year 50,300 51,800 56,500 56,800 55,900
% change from prior year - 2.9% 9.1% 0.6% -1.6%
ABA Applications
Final End-of-Year 334,800 358,000 449,200 526,600 555,400
% change from prior year - 6.9% 25.5% 17.2% 5.5%

For more ABA data, including an enrollment summary, please visit ABA Statistics.

LSAC Volume Summary

2005
–2006
2006
–2007
2007
–2008
2008
–2009
2009
–2010
2010
–2011
2011
–2012
2012
–2013
2013
–2014
2014
–2015
LSATs Administered
End-of-Year 137,400 140,000 142,300 151,400 171,500 155,100 130,000 112,500 105,500 101,700
% change from prior year -5.4% 1.9% 1.6% 6.4% 13.3% -9.6% -16.2% -13.4% -6.2% -3.6%
Credential Assembly Service (CAS) Registrations
End-of-Year 80,900 78,300 78,200 80,600 87,900 70,000 62,000 53,900 51,600  
% change from prior year -4.6% -3.2% -0.2% 3.1% 9.1% -20.4% -11.5% -13.0% -4.3%  
1999
–2000
2000
–2001
2001
–2002
2002
–2003*
2003
–2004
2004
–2005
LSATs Administered
Final End-of-Year 107,200 109,000 134,300 148,000 147,600 145,300
% change from prior year 2.8% 1.8% 23.1% 10.3% -0.3% -1.6%
Credential Assembly Service (CAS) Registrations
Final End-of-Year 68,900 71,200 89,000 94,200 90,100 84,800
% change from prior year -2.4% 3.4% 24.9% 5.8% -4.3% -5.8%

* CAS, formerly known as LSDAS, changed to a five-year subscription beginning with 2002–2003.


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