LSAT Trends: Total LSATs Administered by Admin & Year

These data display Testing Year. Currently, the LSAT testing year begins in June and ends in February. For example, testing year 2016–2017 indicates LSATs taken from June 2016 through February 2017.

Year June % Chg Sept/ Oct % Chg Dec % Chg Feb % Chg Total % Chg
2017–2018 27,606 19.8% 37,146 10.7% 40,096 27.9% 24,317 13.6% 129,165 18.1%
2016–2017 23,051 -0.8% 33,563 1.0% 31,340 7.6% 21,400 5.4% 109,354 3.3%
2015–2016 23,238 6.6% 33,229 7.4% 29,115 1.9% 20,301 -0.3% 105,883 4.1%
2014–2015 21,803 -9.1% 30,943 -8.1% 28,585 0.8% 20,358 4.4% 101,689 -3.6%
2013–2014 23,997 -4.9% 33,673 -10.9%  28,363  -6.2% 19,499 1.1% 105,532 -6.2%
2012–2013 25,223 -5.9% 37,780 -16.4% 30,226 -15.6% 19,286 -12.9% 112,515 -13.4%
2011–2012 26,812 -18.7% 45,169 -16.9% 35,825 -14.9% 22,152 -13.6% 129,958 -16.2%
2010–2011 32,973 1.2% 54,345 -10.5% 42,096 -16.5% 25,636 -7.5% 155,050 -9.6%
2009–2010 32,595 12.6% 60,746 19.8% 50,444 15.6% 27,729 -1.3% 171,514 13.3%
2008–2009 28,939 15.3% 50,721 1.9% 43,646 3.3% 28,092 11.5% 151,398 6.4%
2007–2008 25,103 0.9% 49,785 3.4% 42,250 3.0% 25,193 -3.0% 142,331 1.6%
2006–2007 24,879 -4.3% 48,171 -2.1% 41,033 2.5% 25,965 16.7% 140,048 1.9%
2005–2006 25,984 -9.1% 49,197 -2.4% 40,023 -4.7% 22,240 -8.4% 137,444 -5.4%
2004–2005 28,600 4.1% 50,386 -6.2% 41,985 1.9% 24,287 -3.7% 145,258 -1.6%
2003–2004 27,471 -1.2% 53,701 2.1% 41,215 -1.6% 25,230 -1.9% 147,617 -0.3%
2002–2003 27,808 16.3% 52,604 12.5% 41,887 10.1% 25,715 0.6% 148,014 10.3%
2001–2002 23,908 18.6% 46,745 23.5% 38,045 26.3% 25,553 22.1% 134,251 23.1%
2000–2001 20,151 -1.5% 37,847 3.6% 30,111 -2.0% 20,921 7.7% 109,030 1.8%
1999–2000 20,448 8.0% 36,540 8.9% 30,731 -4.3% 19,434 -1.0% 107,153 2.8%
1998–1999 18,933 -5.4% 33,558 -2.4% 32,116 7.5% 19,629 -0.4% 104,236 0.2%
1997–1998 20,010 5.0% 34,399 -4.5% 29,879 -3.5% 19,703 2.2% 103,991 -1.3%
1996–1997 19,055 -6.3% 36,020 -6.2% 30,953 -14.9% 19,287 -1.8% 105,315 -8.2%
1995–1996 20,336 -7.1% 38,406 -10.5% 36,368 -8.3% 19,646 -18.4% 114,756 -10.7%
1994–1995 21,880 -5.1% 42,927 -7.4% 39,670 1.8% 24,076 1.9% 128,553 -2.6%
1993–1994 23,061 -6.9% 46,359 -0.3% 38,982 -6.1% 23,626 -13.3% 132,028 -5.7%
1992–1993 24,778 2.3% 46,491 -7.2% 41,533 -4.7% 27,252 -1.6% 140,054 -3.8%
1991–1992 24,211 -5.7% 50,077 0.2% 43,588 2.1% 27,691 -19.4% 145,567 -4.7%
1990–1991 25,677 16.2% 49,957 15.4% 42,685 -3.1% 34,366 16.7% 152,685 10.0%
1989–1990 22,088 -4.2% 43,274 6.6% 44,044 3.5% 29,459 -4.6% 138,865 1.3%
1988–1989 23,064 22.0% 40,577 10.3% 42,564 25.7% 30,883 16.9% 137,088 18.2%
1987–1988 18,902   36,804   33,874   26,408   115,988  

Current Data

For current LSAT administration numbers, please refer to Current LSAT Testing Year Volumes.