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LSAT Test Dates

Find the best time to take your LSAT below. We have listed all the LSAT test dates below to help you find a time that works best for you.

The LSAT is given year-round (with the exception of a couple of months). There are usually blocks of LSAT test dates given on the same weekend.

Starting in 2019, the LSAT changed from a paper-and-pencil test to a digital test, with the writing sample taken separately via the LSAC website.

Summary: Find a LSAT test date that fits into your schedule below. Start your preparation with a best LSAT prep course of your choosing.

Review the LSAT test dates for 2022 below. Please note that the LSAT registration deadline typically falls more than 1 month in advance of the exam date – this does vary, so be sure to double-check.

LSAT Test Date (US & Canada) LSAT Registration Deadline LSAT Scores Released
January 14, 15, 16 - 2022 December 3, 2021 February 2, 2022
February 11, 12 - 2022 January 5, 2022 March 3, 2022
March 11, 2022 February 3, 2022 March 30, 2022
April 29, 30 - 2022 March 16, 2022 May 18, 2022
June 10, 11 - 2022 April 27, 2022 June 30, 2022
August 12, 13 - 2022 June 30, 2022 August 31, 2022
September 9, 10 - 2022 July 26, 2022 September 28, 2022
October 14, 15, 2022 September 1, 2022 November 2, 2022
November 11, 12 - 2022 September 29, 2022 November 30, 2022
January 13, 14 - 2023 December 1, 2022 February 1, 2023
February 10, 11 - 2023 December 27, 2022 March 1, 2023
April 14, 15 - 2023 March 2, 2023 May 3, 2023
June 9, 10 - 2023 April 25, 2023 June 28, 2023
LSAT Test Date (US & Canada) LSAT Registration Deadline LSAT Scores Released
January 16, 2021 December 2, 2020 February 3, 2021
February 20, 2021 January 26, 2021 March 10, 2021
April 10, 2021 February 24, 2021 April 29, 2021
June 12, 2021 April 30, 2021 July 1, 2021
August 14, 2021 July 2, 2021 September 10, 2021
October 9, 2021 August 25, 2021 November 10, 2021
November 13, 2021 September 29, 2021 December 1, 2021

The LSAT schedule varies year-by-year but follows the same general flow. You can expect to find various test dates throughout the year, with November being the last month with a test being offered.

One unique thing about the LSAT schedule is that the test is given on one weekend of the month. There are usually multiple dates on that weekend which are offered, which is great for individuals who have busy schedules.

Review the image below for a visual breakdown of the LSAT schedule.

LSAT Schedule

The LSAT registration deadline is different for every LSAT date. With that being said, the deadline typically falls a little more than a month in advance of the actual test date.

You will want to schedule your test date earlier than the LSAT registration deadline if possible. This will ensure you get a spot and will allow you the necessary time to study and prepare properly for this grueling exam.

You can review the specific LSAT registration deadlines in the table above.

LSAT registration requires that you sign up at least one month prior to the LSAT test date. Registration can be done online with your LSAC account or over the phone at (215) 968-1001.

LSAT Test Fees

Unfortunately, the LSAT does require various fees. See the table below for a breakdown of those fees.

Item Fee
LSAT (includes LSAT Writing) $200
Credential Assembly Service (CAS) $195
Law School Report $45
Test Center Change $125
Test Date Change $125
Nonpublished Test Center Domestic: $295
International: $390
Handscoring $100

LSAT Test Locations

The LSAT has made a shift to offering the exam mostly online. However, if you cannot take the exam online, accommodations can be made to take the exam at a testing center.

Most law schools require that applicants take the LSAT by December if they plan on enrolling in the following fall. 

However, it's best to schedule your LSAT date earlier. This allows you some room for error in case you need to take the exam again to raise your score.

Another thing to consider is any application deadlines for your particular law school. Law schools have different deadlines, so it is important to keep those in mind when scheduling your LSAT test date.

The LSAT schedule is relatively flexible with different months and dates offered, you should be able to find something that fits into your schedule.

The LSAT is completely different than other standardized tests you may have taken in high school and college, as it does not test what you know. It tests how you think. 

You’ll want to spend a lot of time getting to know the test format, the types of questions that will be asked, and practicing the skills you’ll need to succeed on the exam. Some resources to help get you started include:

Plan to spend 200–300 hours on LSAT prep over 2-3 months. That’s about 20–25 hours per week.

Will LSAT 2022 be online?

Yes, the LSAT will be given online. The LSAT is given online through LSAC LawHub and is proctored remotely by ProctorU.

How much does it cost to take the LSAT exam?

The fees to take the LSAT will vary depending on what you select. Generally, it is $200 to take the test, $195 for Credential Assembly Service, and $45 for the law school report. You can view a complete breakdown of fees above.

Last Updated: 5/17/2022

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