DePaul University College of Law > Admission & Aid > JD Admission > Enrollment Statistics

Enrollment Statistics

Student Profile

DePaul University College of Law and its alumni have been a prominent and integral part of the Chicago legal community for more than a century. Our graduates hold positions of leadership they hold throughout the nation in law firms, corporations, government and on the bench. The law school is located in the heart of Chicago, one of the nation's largest legal and business communities.

Total Enrollment for Fall 2015
JD students 727
   Full-time 602
   Part-time 125
Total university enrollment (2015) 23,539      

Fall 2015 Entering Class Statistics
Total applications 1,951
Full-time enrollment 204
Part-time enrollment 37
Median LSAT 152
LSAT 25th and 75th percentiles 149-154
Median undergraduate GPA 3.34
GPA 25th and 75th percentiles 3.07-3.49
Full-time age range 19-51
Full-time median age 23
Part-time age range 22-38
Part-time median age 27
Minority students 32%
Female students 63%
Out-of-state enrollment (full-time) 37%             

Tuition & Financial Aid
Full-time program $44,960
Part-time evening division $29,220

Merit-based scholarships are awarded at the time of acceptance and no separate application is required. Students must complete the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for need-based aid.

Full-time faculty   41
Adjunct faculty   116
Illinois Bar Passage Rate (July 2015)

DePaul first-time test takers: 82% (Illinois Average: 80%)

Employment & Career Services Information

For Employment and Career Services information, please click here.

Career Services Programs
  • "Preparing to Practice" First-Year Course: New and innovative 16-week required professional development course
  • One-on-one job search strategy sessions with experienced counselors
  • Myriad opportunities to connect with alumni
  • Public and private externship opportunities
  • On-campus interview program and regional job fairs: patent, public interest, diversity, etc.
  • Mock interview and mentoring opportunities
  • Judicial clerkship counseling and application support
Law Library
Total volumes (including microfiche) 421,235      
Librarians 6
Support staff 8
Seating capacity 493
Group study & media viewing rooms 12
Electronic & Online Resources
  • Wireless connectivity throughout the Law School
  • Law Library 4th, 5th and 6th Floor (I-Share, CALI, Bloomberg Law, FDsys, Westlaw, LexisNexis, Hein OnLine, BNA, LegalTrac)
  • 13th Floor Lewis Center (Microsoft Word, Internet, email)