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Enrollment Statistics

​​​​​​​​​2020–2021 Fast Facts

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 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.

JD Enrollment
All JD students (Fall 2020) 577
First- Year Full-time (Fall 2020) 149
First Year Part-time (Fall 2020) 26

Fall 2020 Entering Class Statistics
Total applications 1,746
Full-time enrollment 149
Part-time enrollment 26
Median LSAT 155
LSAT 25th and 75th percentiles 150-156
Median Undergraduate GPA 3.40
GPA 25th and 75th percentiles 2.96-3.66
Full-time age range 19-43
Full-time average age 24
Part-time age range 22-54
Part-time average age 28
Minority students 29%
Female students 56%
Out-of-state enrollment 45%

2020-2021 Tuition & Financial Aid
Full-time program $48,670
Part-time evening division $31,620

Deans' achievement 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.

2020-2021 Faculty
Full-time faculty 39
Adjunct faculty 113

Employment & Career Services Information

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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 sector job postings
  • On-campus interview program and regional job fairs
  • Mock interview and mentoring opportunities
  • Judicial clerkship counseling and application support
Law Library
Total volumes (including microfiche) 423,673
Librarians 5
Support staff 5
Seating capacity 490
Group study & media viewing rooms 17
Electronic & Online Resources
  • Wireless connectivity throughout the College of Law
  • Law Library 4th, 5th and 6th Floor (I-Share, CALI, Bloomberg Law, FDsys, Westlaw, LexisNexis, HeinOnLine, BNA, LegalTrac)
  • 13th Floor Lewis Center (Microsoft Word, Internet, email)

DePaul Law Fast Facts 2020-2021.pdf