Trends: LSATs Administered & Credential Assembly Service Registrations

  • LSATs Administered 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.
  • Credential Assembly Service (CAS) Registrations data display CAS Year. CAS year runs from mid-March to mid-March. For example, CAS year 2016–2017 indicates CAS registrations from March 2016 through March 2017.
  • Volumes are rounded to the nearest hundred.
Year LSATs Administered CAS Registrations
End-of-Year Count % Change from Prior Year End-of-Year Count % Change from Prior Year
2017–2018 129,200 18.1% 56,900 11.4%
2016–2017 109,400 3.3% 51,100 1.7%
2015–2016 105,900 4.1% 50,200 3.0%
2014–2015 101,700 -3.6% 48,800 -1.9%
2013–2014 105,500 -6.2% 49,700 -4.8%
2012–2013 112,500 -13.4% 52,200 -13.6%
2011–2012 130,000 -16.2% 60,400 -11.5%
2010–2011 155,100 -9.6% 68,300 -20.0%
2009–2010 171,500 13.3% 85,400 7.8%
2008–2009 151,400 6.4% 79,200 N/A