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Part-time JD Program

DePaul’s part-time JD program gives you flexibility and options in planning your legal education. You can choose from a variety of concentrations and certificates. With the ability to select both day and evening classes after your first year, you can build a schedule that aligns with your work and life commitments.

  • Distinctive

    DePaul's part-time JD is ranked #25 in U.S. News & World Report's Best Law Schools 2017 edition.

    DePaul is home to eight student-edited journals, including the top-50 ranked DePaul Law Review.

    The clinical programs are named the "Best of Chicago" in The National Law Journal's 2015 reader rankings.

    DePaul's summer and spring break study abroad programs provide students with unique, global immersion experiences in a variety of legal areas.

    Our faculty is ranked #64 in a 2015 study measuring scholarly impact of all law faculties.

    Illinois Super Lawyers magazine recognized 340 DePaul law alumni—more graduates than any other law school—in the 2016 edition.

  • Connected

    DePaul's student organizations and journals provide broad opportunities for academic and personal development.

    The career services, student affairs and academic support offices offer evening hours and flexible appointment times.

    DePaul is a highly respected name in the Chicago legal community and has been producing leaders of the bench and bar for more than a century.

    Our alumni network includes more than 15,000 law alumni, who are part of a worldwide university network of 173,000 DePaul alumni.

    Our student community represents a wide range of diverse backgrounds and interests, creating an environment that is friendly, supportive and connected.