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Enrollment Statistics

2016-2017 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 they hold 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.

Total Enrollment for Fall 2016
JD students 727
   Full-time 588
   Part-time 139
Total university enrollment 23,110    

Fall 2016 Entering Class Statistics
Total applications 1,837
Full-time enrollment 208
Part-time enrollment 36
Median LSAT 152
LSAT 25th and 75th percentiles 149-154
Median undergraduate GPA 3.14
GPA 25th and 75th percentiles 2.81-3.38
Full-time age range 21-49
Full-time median age 23
Part-time age range 21-48
Part-time median age 28
Minority students 32%
Female students 54%
Out-of-state enrollment 41%             

Tuition & Financial Aid
Full-time program $45,860
Part-time evening division $29,805

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.

Full-time faculty   41
Adjunct faculty   110
Illinois Bar Passage Rate (July 2016)

DePaul first-time test takers: 72%

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) 424,098    
Librarians 6
Support staff 8
Seating capacity 493
Group study & media viewing rooms 12
Electronic & Online Resources
  • Wireless connectivity throughout the 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)