The Law School Admission Council (LSAC), headquartered in Pennsylvania, U.S.A., is a not-for-profit organisation committed to promoting quality, access, and equity in law and education worldwide by supporting individuals’ enrolment journeys and providing pre-eminent assessment, data, and technology services.
Each year, LSAC helps more than 60,000 law school candidates navigate the admission process and provides the essential admission software and data relied upon by more than 220 member law schools in the United States, Canada, and Australia. LSAC is best known for developing and administering the Law School Admission Test (LSAT®) for over 70 years. More than 138,000 LSATs are administered annually at over 920 testing centres worldwide. LSAC does not assess an applicant's chances for admission to any law school; all admission decisions are made by individual law schools.
The LSAT is one of the many products and services offered by the Council’s approximately 350 employees. LSAC is the only major testing organisation that has developed a completely electronic, web-accessible clearinghouse for collecting and transmitting undergraduate transcripts, letters of recommendation, and law school applications. The data reports generated from this system provide essential information to the legal education community.
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The reputation of the LSAT as the premier measure of assessing reading and reasoning skills extends far beyond the United States, Canada, and Australia. Many countries consult with LSAC about their legal education programmes. LSAC’s expertise in test development and psychometrics is a valuable resource and model for institutions seeking to achieve world-class standards in admissions testing.
LSAC creates and administers the Spanish LSAT for law colleges in Puerto Rico. In addition, for over a decade LSAC has provided an admission test for Peking University School of Transnational Law in Shenzhen, China. Since 2017, Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law, Bhutan’s first and only law college, has used the LSAC-created LSAT—Bhutan.
In 2009, LSAC introduced the LSAT—India, a version of the LSAT specifically designed for law colleges in India. Over 35,000 law aspirants have taken the test, seeking admission to LL.B and LL.M programmes at some of the most prestigious law colleges in India. In 2019, LSAC renewed its commitment to promote legal education in India by opening LSAC Global – India LLP. The company is dedicated to deploying LSAC’s deep knowledge and experience to meet the needs of law aspirants and law colleges in India.