The gap between the number of law school applicants for the 2022 enrollment year and applicants for the 2020 enrollment year has been steadily narrowing throughout the latest admission cycle, with 2022 now maintaining a lead of less than 1%.

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) reported that, as of July 17, there had been 429,307 applications submitted by 62,455 applicants for the 2022 school year.