DePaul University College of Law

DePaul University College of Law is a Private, 4 years school in Chicago, IL. Total 719 students are attending the law school and 205 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 156 and the average GPA is 3.57. The law school tuition & fees at DePaul University College of Law is $51,132.

  • LSAT Average: 156
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $51,132
  • LLM Tuition & Fees: $40,216
  • Acceptance Rate: 44.30%
  • Student Population: 719
  • First-Year Student: 205

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at DePaul University College of Law is $51,132 for law school students. The tuition increased by 2.30% compared to last year.
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 DePaul University 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 DePaul University 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
DePaul University College of Law$49,006$49,980$51,132
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 156 and the average GPA is 3.57 at DePaul University College of Law.
The LSAT score of DePaul University College of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Illinois law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of DePaul University 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
DePaul University College of LawIllinois Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile152149156155
50th percentile156152159158
75th percentile158155161161
GPA distribution
DePaul University College of LawIllinois Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.263.233.283.27
50th percentile3.593.433.543.54
75th percentile3.743.633.723.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,894 students have applied to DePaul University College of Law. Among them, 839 students have accepted to admit and 205 have enrolled into DePaul University College of LawThe acceptance rate is 44.30% and the yield is 24%.
The acceptance rate of DePaul University 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 DePaul University College of Law.
Admission Statistics
DePaul University College of LawIllinois Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,89425,824475,703
Admitted8397,264135,643
Enrolled2051,98340,338
Acceptance Rate44.30%41.56%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)24.43%28.14%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 719 students enrolled to DePaul University College of Law. Among them 574 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 145 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 205 students newly joined to to DePaul University College of Law. By gender, there are 76 men , 147 women, and 2 other/unknown gender first-time students at DePaul University College of Law. By attending status, 183 students enrolled as full-time and 42 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment764719
JD Enrollment656574
Non-JD Enrollment108145
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)5-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total19116823 20518142
Men907710 926313
Women1049113 14711829
Other110 220

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 75.24% where 210 students took the exam and 158 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Illinois law schools (0%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates213222
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total192210
New Graduates173195
Prior Year Graduates1915
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers2926
Exam Passer133158
Exam Pass Rate69.27%75.24%
Illinois Pass Rate74.43%0%

Law Schools in Illinois

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