University of Illinois Chicago School of Law

University of Illinois Chicago School of Law is a Public, 4 years school in Chicago, IL. Total 1,077 students are attending the law school and 336 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 150 and the average GPA is 3.31. The law school tuition & fees at University of Illinois Chicago School of Law is $39,290.

  • LSAT Average: 150
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $39,290
  • Acceptance Rate: 59.56%
  • Student Population: 1,077
  • First-Year Student: 336

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at University of Illinois Chicago School of Law is $32,090 for Illinois residents and $39,290 for out-of-state students. The tuition has not been increased to the same amount as 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 University of Illinois Chicago School 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 University of Illinois Chicago School 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
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
University of Illinois Chicago School of Law$39,322$48,322$39,350$48,350$32,090$39,290
Illinois Law Schools$46,103$48,126 $44,391$47,214-
All U.S. Law Schools$38,035$43,389 $37,935$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 152 and the average GPA is 3.31 at University of Illinois Chicago School of Law.
The LSAT score of University of Illinois Chicago School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Illinois law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of University of Illinois Chicago School of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Illinois law schools.
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
University of Illinois Chicago School of LawIllinois Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile149147156155
50th percentile152150159158
75th percentile155154161161
GPA distribution
University of Illinois Chicago School of LawIllinois Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Full-timePart-time
25th percentile3.012.83.283.27
50th percentile3.323.33.543.54
75th percentile3.533.473.723.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,862 students have applied to University of Illinois Chicago School of Law. Among them, 1,109 students have accepted to admit and 336 have enrolled into University of Illinois Chicago School of LawThe acceptance rate is 59.56% and the yield is 30%.
The acceptance rate of University of Illinois Chicago School of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of Illinois law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at University of Illinois Chicago School of Law.
Admission Statistics
University of Illinois Chicago School of LawIllinois Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,86225,824475,703
Admitted1,1097,264135,643
Enrolled3361,98340,338
Acceptance Rate59.56%41.56%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)30.30%28.14%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,036 students enrolled to University of Illinois Chicago School of Law. Among them 1,009 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 27 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 336 students newly joined to to University of Illinois Chicago School of Law. By gender, there are 149 men , 231 women, and 6 other/unknown gender first-time students at University of Illinois Chicago School of Law. By attending status, 301 students enrolled as full-time and 85 students enrolled as part-time status.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment1,0771,036
JD Enrollment9731,009
Non-JD Enrollment10427
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)180
First-year Student Population
20202021
TotalFull timePart timeTotalFull timePart time
Total33228651 33629585
Men14411320 15410940
Women20417331 23118645
Other440 660

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 64.39% where 278 students took the exam and 179 students passed the exam. The pass rate is lower than average pass rate of Illinois law schools (76.98%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates221289
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total218278
New Graduates165211
Prior Year Graduates5367
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers5275
Exam Passer129179
Exam Pass Rate59.17%64.39%
Illinois Pass Rate74.35%76.98%

Law Schools in Illinois

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