Chicago-Kent College of Law

The law school of Illinois Institute of Technology, known as Chicago-Kent College of Law, is a Private, 4 years school in Chicago, IL. Total 820 students are attending the law school and 246 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 159 and the average GPA is 3.56. The law school tuition & fees at Chicago-Kent College of Law is $53,460.

  • LSAT Average: 159
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $53,460
  • LLM Tuition & Fees: $44,350
  • Acceptance Rate: 53.14%
  • Student Population: 820
  • First-Year Student: 246

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Chicago-Kent College of Law is $53,460 for law school students. The tuition increased by 3.99% compared to last year. The average living costs besides tuition & fees is $19,299 including costs for room & boards, transportation, and other personal expenses. The living costs does not include the fees for health insurance.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Illinois is $44,391 for Illinois residents and $47,214 for out-of-state students. For all laws schools in United States, the average law school tuition & fees is $37,935 for State residents and $43,395 for out-of-state students.
The tuition & fees of Chicago-Kent College of Law is more expensive than the average tuition & fees of Illinois law schools, as well as costs of all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the Chicago-Kent College of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Illinois law schools and all U.S. Law schools. The 2023 statistics for comparison is not available yet due to the lack of data.
Law School Tuition & Fees
202120222023
Chicago-Kent College of Law$49,715$51,410$53,460
Illinois Law Schools$48,126$47,214-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 159 and the average GPA is 3.56 at Chicago-Kent College of Law.
The LSAT score of Chicago-Kent College of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Illinois law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The undergraduate GPA of Chicago-Kent College of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Illinois law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the submitted LSAT scores and GPA by 25th/50th/75th percentile and full-time/part-time status and compare each score to last year scores.
LSAT scores distribution
Chicago-Kent College of LawIllinois Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile152151156155
50th percentile159160159158
75th percentile162162161161
GPA distribution
Chicago-Kent College of LawIllinois Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.333.253.283.27
50th percentile3.573.533.543.54
75th percentile3.743.643.723.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,722 students have applied to Chicago-Kent College of Law. Among them, 915 students have accepted to admit and 246 have enrolled into Chicago-Kent College of LawThe acceptance rate is 53.14% and the yield is 27%.
The acceptance rate of Chicago-Kent College of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of Illinois law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Admission Statistics
Chicago-Kent College of LawIllinois Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,72225,824475,703
Admitted9157,264135,643
Enrolled2461,98340,338
Acceptance Rate53.14%41.56%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)26.89%28.14%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 820 students enrolled to Chicago-Kent College of Law. Among them 735 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 85 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 246 students newly joined to to Chicago-Kent College of Law. By gender, there are 105 men , 151 women, and 3 other/unknown gender first-time students at Chicago-Kent College of Law. By attending status, 236 students enrolled as full-time and 23 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment847820
JD Enrollment721735
Non-JD Enrollment12685
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total23619939 24623422
Men1169316 111978
Women12910623 15113714
Other220 321

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 73.94% where 211 students took the exam and 156 students passed the exam. The pass rate is lower than average pass rate of Illinois law schools (81.01%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates234217
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total210211
New Graduates183176
Prior Year Graduates2735
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers2419
Exam Passer168156
Exam Pass Rate80%73.94%
Illinois Pass Rate74.54%81.01%

Law Schools in Illinois

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