State By State Requirements to Become a Lawyer

LSAT Exam

Take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT)

After you have graduated with your bachelor's degree, you should schedule to take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).  This standardized test, which takes about a half day to complete, is offered four times per year (June, October, December and February)  across the United States on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Both Regular Administration Saturday exams and Saturday Sabbath exam dates and times are offered. Choose your state from the map below for LSAT administration information and locations nearest you.

View LSAT Exam Information By State - Test Centers

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
District of Columbia
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Canada

How to Prepare

Preparing for the LSAT is important but can be quite challenging, as the exam tests basic reasoning, analysis, logic and writing skills. During the exam, you will be tested on reading comprehension, your ability to solve problems and make deductions, and your abilities to think critically, draw logical conclusions, and express yourself in writing. The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) offers free test preparation materials to help you get ready to take the LSAT. Additionally, colleges and universities in your area may offer LSAT test preparation courses, workshops or seminars, at cost.

Apply to take the LSAT online. The exam cost of $160 may be paid online to the LSAC at the time of application. You will receive your LSAT score by email approximately three weeks after taking the exam. You may take the LSAT a maximum of three times in two years.

LSAT Scores

LSAT Score Percent Admitted
 
 168-180 100%
 164-167 99%
 160-163 71%
 156-159 15%
 148-155 12%
 120-147 4%


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