University of Illinois College of Law

The law school of University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, known as University of Illinois College of Law, is a Public, 4 years school in Champaign, IL. Total 603 students are attending the law school and 203 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 164 and the average GPA is 3.66. The law school tuition & fees at University of Illinois College of Law is $51,657.

  • LSAT Average: 164
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $51,657
  • LLM Tuition & Fees: $54,782
  • Acceptance Rate: 29.80%
  • Student Population: 603
  • First-Year Student: 203

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at University of Illinois College of Law is $41,657 for Illinois residents and $51,657 for out-of-state students. The tuition increased by 7.01% 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 University of Illinois 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 University of Illinois 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
In-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-StateIn-StateOut-of-State
University of Illinois College of Law$37,981$47,981$38,273$48,273$41,657$51,657
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 164 and the average GPA is 3.66 at University of Illinois College of Law.
The LSAT score of University of Illinois 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 University of Illinois 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
University of Illinois College of LawIllinois Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile162156155
50th percentile164159158
75th percentile166161161
GPA distribution
University of Illinois College of LawIllinois Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.443.283.27
50th percentile3.663.543.54
75th percentile3.823.723.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,926 students have applied to University of Illinois College of Law. Among them, 574 students have accepted to admit and 203 have enrolled into University of Illinois College of LawThe acceptance rate is 29.80% and the yield is 35%.
The acceptance rate of University of Illinois College of Law is lower than the acceptance rate of Illinois law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at University of Illinois College of Law.
Admission Statistics
University of Illinois College of LawIllinois Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,92625,824475,703
Admitted5747,264135,643
Enrolled2031,98340,338
Acceptance Rate29.80%41.56%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)35.37%28.14%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 603 students enrolled to University of Illinois College of Law. Among them 492 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 111 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 203 students newly joined to to University of Illinois College of Law. By gender, there are 115 men , 91 women, and 1 other/unknown gender first-time students at University of Illinois College of Law. All students enrolled as full-time status at University of Illinois College of Law.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment480603
JD Enrollment399492
Non-JD Enrollment81111
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)0-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total130203
Men71115
Women5991
Other01

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 89.71% where 136 students took the exam and 122 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 Graduates126144
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total120136
New Graduates115133
Prior Year Graduates52
Early Takers01
No Exam Takers1110
Exam Passer111122
Exam Pass Rate92.5%89.71%
Illinois Pass Rate74.74%0%

Law Schools in Illinois

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