Monday, June 1, 2020
We are 95% through the Fall 2020 admissions cycle. The number of law school applicants are down 3.2%, and the number of LSAT scores are down 6.8%.
Applicants are down the most in the Midwest (-9.9%), New England (-5.7%), and South Central (-5.4%) and the least in the Northwest (-1.8%), Far West (-3.2%), and Southeast (-3.4%):
Applicants' LSAT scores in the 120-164 band are down 8.8% and are up 4.5% in the 165-180 band:
Black/African-American applicants are down 4.9%, white applicants are down 4.1%, and Hispanic/Latino applicants are down 1.8%; Asian applicants are up 1.4%:
Update: 99% Through The Fall 2020 Applicant Cycle: Law School Applicants Are Up 0.1%, With Biggest Increases Among Southeast, 165-180 LSATs, And Those Who Declined To Reveal Their Ethnicity (July 13, 2020)