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Law School Application Statistics

The following are statistics for applicants to Ontario law schools. OUAC began processing applications for the Law schools in 1997.

System Data

Year Applicants -
1st and Upper Year
Applicants -
1st Year
Registrants -
1st Year
1997 3,594 3,319 1,091
1998 3,391 3,195 1,093
1999 3,414 3,238 1,088
2000 3,415 3,245 1,103
2001 3,390 3,190 1,190
2002 3,670 3,457 1,176
2003 3,900 3,682 1,160
2004 4,100 3,863 1,231
2005 4,125 3,905 1,265
2006 4,341 4,075 1,266
2007 4,469 4,160 1,234
2008 4,425 4,071 1,287
2009 4,408 4,091 1,350
2010 4,953 4,609 1,405
2011 5,125 4,717 1,376
2012 5,063 4,686 1,388
2013 5,127 4,758 1,502

Individual University Data

Lakehead

Osgoode

Ottawa

Queen’s

Year Applicants – 1st Year Registrants – 1st Year Applicants – 1st Year Registrants – 1st Year Applicants – 1st Year Registrants – 1st Year Applicants – 1st Year Registrants – 1st Year
1997 2,261 301 1,902 165 1,810 161
1998 2,109 272 1,815 179 1,842 164
1999 2,146 279 1,835 196 1,804 156
2000 2,068 287 1,901 179 1,848 165
2001 2,099 292 1,864 244 1,908 163
2002 2,264 295 2,042 220 2,174 170
2003 2,399 288 2,330 196 2,252 161
2004 2,420 312 2,536 257 2,351 165
2005 2,427 298 2,635 283 2,418 163
2006 2,403 301 2,786 302 2,347 154
2007 2,544 288 2,903 271 2,494 163
2008 2,638 329 2,967 294 2,529 154
2009 2,749 289 2,745 342 2,290 155
2010 3,086 310 3,098 381 2,632 168
2011 3,107 290 3,242 376 2,797 158
2012 3,136 299 3,245 377 2,690 162
2013  1,135  60 3,106 306 3,199 386 2,786 164

 

Toronto

Western

Windsor

Year Applicants – 1st Year Registrants – 1st Year Applicants – 1st Year Registrants – 1st Year Applicants – 1st Year Registrants – 1st Year
1997 1,674 174 2,040 139 1,605 151
1998 1,734 168 1,858 159 1,490 151
1999 1,609 162 1,891 153 1,419 142
2000 1,631 166 1,940 159 1,346 147
2001 1,662 169 1,947 155 1,414 167
2002 1,776 161 2,123 146 1,585 184
2003 1,736 163 2,235 152 1,707 200
2004 1,861 173 2,346 144 1,858 180
2005 1,828 170 2,256 158 1,849 193
2006 1,786 178 2,380 153 1,910 178
2007 1,855 156 2,469 152 2,065 204
2008 2,027 175 2,428 141 2,005 194
2009 1,917 188 2,230 159 1,892 217
2010 2,205 183 2,475 157 2,055 206
2011 2,092 183 2,679 143 2,178 226
2012 1,892 179 2,641 157 2,252 214
2013 1,765 193 2,713 155 2,290 238