Monday, June 12, 2017
Correction: This post originally contained inaccurate data. I have deleted the inaccurate data and included corrected charts from my later post, The Quantity And Quality Of Law School Applicants.
Although the number of LSAT test-takers increased 3.3% in the Fall 2017 admissions season, the LSAC has announced that the number of law school applicants decreased 0.5%. The applicant decline continues to be most pronounced in the highest LSAT score bands:
Prior TaxProf Blog coverage:
- Bar Exam Carnage Likely Will Worsen In 2016, 2017, And 2018 (Jan. 21, 2016)
- Law School Applicants From Top Colleges Increased 1% In 2016 (But Down 48% Since 2010) (Mar. 1, 2017)
- LSAT Test-Takers Rose 3.3% In Fall 2017 Admissions Cycle, But Law School Applicants Are Down 1.9% (Apr. 6, 2017)