Monday, July 13, 2020
We are 99% through the Fall 2020 admissions cycle. The number of law school applicants are up 0.1%%, and the number of LSAT scores are down 1.5%.
Applicants are down the most in the Midwest (-7.1%), Great Lakes (-2.8%), and Midsouth (-1.8%), and up the most in the Southeast (+1.7%) and Northwest (+1.2%):
Applicants' LSAT scores in the 140-164 band are down 3.5% and are up 8.1% in the 165-180 band:
White applicants are down 1.2%; Black/African-American applicants are flat; Hispanic/Latino applicants are up 1.9%; Asian applicants are up 4.0%; Puerto Rican applicants are up 4.5%; applicants who did not reveal their ethnicity are up 5.1%:
95% Through The Fall 2020 Applicant Cycle: Law School Applicants Are Down 3.2%, With Biggest Declines Among Midwest, 120-164 LSATs, And African-Americans (June 1, 2020)