2017/2018 Cycle Data as of 6/26/18


This is the new cycle data as of June 26, 2018. Applicants are up 8.1%, and applications are up 8.9% compared to last year's data as of June 27, 2017.

Detailed data below.

Highest LSAT # Applicants % Change YTD
< 140 3,971 -2.0%
140-144 5,483 -0.1%
145-149 8,962 4.2%
150-154 10,947 6.6%
155-159 10,148 6.9%
160-164 8,117 15.9%
165-169 5,042 29.0%
170-174 2,357 16.9%
175-180 683 69.9%
% Change in applications # Schools
Increase of 100% or more 1
Increase of 50% to 99% 1
Increase of 40% to 49% 4
Increase of 30% to 39% 5
Increase of 20% to 29% 19
Increase of 10% to 19% 46
Increase of 1% to 9% 72
No change 8
Decrease of 1% to 9% 32
Decrease of 10% to 19% 8
Decrease of 20% to 29% 5
Decrease of 30% to 39% 0
Decrease of 40% to 49% 0
Decrease of 50% or more: 4
Region Applicants # Applicants % Change YTD Applications # Applications % Change YTD
Far West 7,574 11.6% 57,189 10.3%
Great Lakes 7,322 7.4% 51,362 7.4%
Midsouth 6,844 7.3% 69,419 7.6%
Midwest 2,065 16.3% 11,496 5.0%
Mountain West 2,950 13.0% 14,715 17.7%
New England 2,834 10.9% 34,381 12.2%
Northeast 9,567 8.2% 69,166 10.0%
Northwest 1,439 8.2% 8,231 12.5%
South Central 6,544 5.6% 27,829 8.7%
Southeast 8,181 0.9% 34,616 4.1%
Regional Total 378,404 8.9%
Other 3,065 16.9%
Total 58,385 8.1%
Race/Ethnicity Applicants # % Change YTD
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian 5 *
American Indian or Alaska Native 1,301 6.4%
Asian 6,464 13.2%
Black or African American 8,471 6.2%
Canadian Aboriginal 44 41.9%
Caucasian/White 37,304 8.8%
Hispanic/Latino 7,654 7.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 270 8.4%
Puerto Rican 1,676 1.5%
Not Indicated 1,434 13.3%
Gender Applicants # % Change YTD
Female 31,460 9.1%
Male 26,605 6.7%
Not Indicated 320 14.7%