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Enrollment Statistics

2018–2019 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 2018) 710
   First- Year Full-time (Fall 2018) 199
   First Year Part-time (Fall 2018) 37

Fall 2018 Entering Class Statistics
Total applications 2,106
Full-time enrollment 199
Part-time enrollment 37
Median LSAT 153
LSAT 25th and 75th percentiles 150-154
Median undergraduate GPA 3.20
GPA 25th and 75th percentiles 2.94-3.41
Full-time age range 21-44
Full-time median age 23
Part-time age range 22-52
Part-time median age 28
Minority students 35%
Female students 53%
Out-of-state enrollment 37%             

2018-2019 Tuition & Financial Aid
Full-time program $47,716
Part-time evening division $31,000

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.

2018-2019 Faculty
Full-time faculty   40
Adjunct faculty   115
Illinois Bar Passage Rate (2017)

DePaul first-time test takers: 70.33%

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) 426,160     
Librarians 6
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)

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