10 Illinois Law Schools Comparison

There are 10 ABA-accredited law schools in Illinois as of 2023. By school type, 4 law schools are public and 6 are private. University of Chicago Law School ranked first among Illinois law schools with #7 in overall law school ranking.
The below list summarizes the 2023 important law schools statistics for Illinois ABA-accredited law schools.
  • The average LSAT Score of Illinois law schools is 160.
  • The average GPA is 3.61.
  • The average acceptance rate is 39.80%.
  • The average yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 25.31%.
  • In public Illinois law schools, the 2024 average tuition & fees is $29,877 for state residents and $34,177 for out-of-state students.
  • In private Illinois law schools, the 2024 average tuition & fees is $64,107.
  • Total 7,647 students have attended Illinois law schools in 2023 and each school had 765 law school students in average.
  • A total of 1,932 students have newly enrolled (first-time students) 2023 and , in average, a law school had 193 first-time students last year.
  • Total 149 faculties have worked for Illinois law schools.
  • The average bar exam pass rate is 76.02%.

List of Illinois Law Schools and Comparison

The following table lists 10 Illinois law schools with important statistics including tuition and LSAT scores. You can compare them with the information and sort the table by each column that you want. The ranking is for all ABA-accredited law school. It is computed based on a number of factors including the admission scores, number of faculties, bar pass rate, acceptance rate, and employment statistics.
Illinois Law Schools Comparison Table
SchoolRankingFounded2024 TuitionFinancial AidLSATGPAAcceptance RateYieldBar Pass RatePopulationStudents to Faculty
University of Chicago Law SchoolPrivateChicago, IL71902$77,877$16,0001733.9114.24%24.36%94.26%7034 to 1
Northwestern Pritzker School of LawPrivateChicago, IL121859$74,552$26,6671713.8915.05%24.36%92.89%1,3545 to 1
Notre Dame Law SchoolPrivateNotre Dame, IL261869$68,554$27,0001683.8124.58%21.62%92.72%5545 to 1
University of Illinois College of LawPublicChampaign, IL421897$51,893$35,0001663.7134.74%22.77%90.48%7185 to 1
Loyola University Chicago School of LawPrivateChicago, IL821909$56,186$30,0001593.5641.75%20.69%79.09%1,1994 to 1
Chicago-Kent College of LawPrivateChicago, IL1261888$55,327$30,0001593.6150.55%27.74%78.05%8776 to 1
DePaul University College of LawPrivateChicago, IL1351897$52,145$25,0001563.5741.81%23.09%68.39%6645 to 1
Northern Illinois University College of LawPublicDeKalb, IL1611975$23,553$8,1271503.3652.12%27.75%58.59%3127 to 1
University of Illinois Chicago School of LawPublicChicago, IL1761899$39,708$22,5001523.3666.44%28.27%52.27%1,0146 to 1
Southern Illinois University School of LawPublicCarbondale, IL1841973$21,555$12,6501503.3556.71%32.44%53.42%2526 to 1