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We have created a 2019 ranking of the best colleges in Illinois that offer Law degrees to help you find a school that fits your needs. Each school's ranking is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. In addition, you can view our entire list of all law schools located within Illinois. We also provide reviews, facts, and questions and answers for schools on our site and offer you access to get valuable information from colleges and universities today.
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DePaul University College of Law  
Score 42
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.3
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.8
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.09-3.53
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 154-161
Overall acceptance rate 39.2%
Student/faculty ratio 13.3
Graduates employed at graduation 81.4%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 94.0%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 89.1%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar IL
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 90.8%

 

Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law  
Score 45
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.7
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.5
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.11-3.67
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 156-163
Overall acceptance rate 43.5%
Student/faculty ratio 10.9
Graduates employed at graduation 70.5%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 89.5%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 96.3%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar IL
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 90.8%

 

John Marshall Law School  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 1.9
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.4
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.98-3.51
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 150-155
Overall acceptance rate 46.4%
Student/faculty ratio 14.4
Graduates employed at graduation 63.9%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 89.0%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 87.9%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar IL
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 90.8%

 

Loyola University Chicago School of Law  
Score 46
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 2.5
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.9
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.24-3.6
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 156-161
Overall acceptance rate 30.3%
Student/faculty ratio 14.3
Graduates employed at graduation 69.9%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 93.7%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 94.3%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar IL
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 90.8%

 

Northern Illinois University College of Law  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 1.7
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.2
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 2.93-3.51
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 153-156
Overall acceptance rate 40.4%
Student/faculty ratio 18.7
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 89.1%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 96.1%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar IL
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 90.8%

 

Northwestern University Law School  
Score 82
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 4.1
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 4.3
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.4-3.81
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 166-172
Overall acceptance rate 18.3%
Student/faculty ratio 8.8
Graduates employed at graduation 98.2%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 100.0%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 98.3%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar IL
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 90.8%

 

Southern Illinois University--Carbondale School of Law  
Score N/A
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 1.9
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 2.4
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.01-3.52
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 151-157
Overall acceptance rate 48.1%
Student/faculty ratio 11.7
Graduates employed at graduation N/A
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 84.9%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 94.7%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar IL
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 90.8%

 

University of Chicago Law School  
Score 88
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 4.7
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 4.6
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.63-3.84
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 169-173
Overall acceptance rate 18.2%
Student/faculty ratio 9.5
Graduates employed at graduation 97.1%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 99.0%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 95.1%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar IL
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 90.8%

 

University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign College of Law  
Score 68
Peer assessment score (5.0 highest) 3.5
Assessment score by lawyers/judges (5.0 highest) 3.6
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.2-3.9
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 160-167
Overall acceptance rate 29.3%
Student/faculty ratio 13.1
Graduates employed at graduation 85.4%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 96.8%
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 91.2%
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar IL
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 90.8%

 

 

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