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​DePaul University College of Law is a respected and integral part of Chicago's renowned legal and business community, committed to providing the academic and professional opportunities that open doors to exciting careers.

Our Degree Programs

DePaul College of Law Juris Doctor (JD) Program

Juris Doctor
(JD)

Learn to effectively and ethically practice law from faculty experts who teach and mentor you in a wide variety of academic and experiential learning programs.

JD Information
DePaul College of Law Master of Laws (MLS) Program

Master of Laws
(LLM)

U.S. and foreign-trained attorneys are equipped with in-depth legal knowledge and develop complex problem-solving skills in four distinct areas.

LLM Information

DePaul College of Law Master of Legal Studies (MLS) Program

Master of Legal Studies
(MLS)

Professionals who do not seek to practice law, but encounter legal issues in their work, can develop legal knowledge and training in one of eight areas of law.

MLS Information


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Top Law School*
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2023
Top Law School
Princeton Review
2024
667 Alumni
Illinois Super Lawyers
* Business Law, Family Law, Health Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Law, Technology Law, Diversity, Employment and Public Interest Employment. Prelaw grades and rankings for the current and prior academic year can be viewed here.

Our Community

16,250+
DePaul Law Alumni
9,750 living in the Chicago area

Join a thriving law school community where the connections you make with faculty and classmates extend far beyond graduation. Many in our extensive and engaged alumni community have made their marks in prestigious firms and organizations. They practice law with purpose and integrity and are a testament to the transformative power of a DePaul legal education.

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Professor Mark Moller Seeks to Reframe How We Think About Corporate Access to Federal Courts

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Mecca Wilkinson ('24) and Anna Cooper ('25) participate in the DePaul Migration Advocates project 

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Jack McNeil

Jack McNeil ('24) on "Remaining Clear-Eyed and Vigilant on Social Justice and Voting Rights.


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