College of Law

Experience DePaul Law.
Law lecture in a classroom

​​​​​​​​DePaul University College of Law is connected equally to the city of Chicago and the larger world, and it is committed to developing legal professionals who understand their place in it.


Juris Doctor (JD) Program

The impact of DePaul College of Law extends beyond the accomplishments of its faculty and through its programs of excellence. Choose from day and evening programs and prepare for success as a lawyer with a blend of theoretical and practical, as well as academic and experiential.

Learn More

Master of Laws (LLM) Programs

Graduates of U.S. and non-U.S. law schools choose from LLM programs in health law, intellectual property law, international law and taxation. Graduates of non-U.S. law schools also can choose the LLM in U.S. legal studies to gain a working understanding of the U.S. legal system.​

Learn More

Master of Legal Studies (MLS) Program

Non-lawyers choose from more than 7 areas of interest in the on campus or online modalities, including business law, health law and public interest law, gaining general and concentrated legal training that enhances their understanding of the legal issues in their respective fields, as well as their professional opportunities.

Learn More

Rankings & Honors

Visit the College of Law Recognition page for top rankings and honors in
preLaw Magazine, Princeton Review and Illinois Super Lawyers.

View Recognitions

Our faculty:
Influential scholars

A dynamic blend of leading-edge academic theory and practical, real-world experience makes our faculty among the nation’s most respected for their teaching and for their impact on the legal profession.

Faculty Profiles

Our students:
Diverse and Experienced

Students benefit from a multifaceted and multicultural community with myriad opportunities to participate in student organizations, community service projects and hands-on learning experiences.

Student Profiles

Our alumni:
Accomplished and Engaged

A highly diverse and engaged network of successful lawyers and leaders in their respective fields create a strong network by supporting professional opportunities for students while enhancing our reputation.

Alumni Profiles

Our Connection to Chicago

Located in the heart of Chicago for more than a century, DePaul College of Law is a respected and integral part of the local legal community.

Recent News

Upcoming Events

Want to know more?

Diversity, Equity & InclusionExperiential LearningPrograms of ExcellenceCenters, Institutes & Initiatives