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Chicago Kent Law School

Rank 94 (USNWR 2022)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
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Also known as

  • Chicago Kent Law School
  • Illinois Institute of Technology (Kent)
  • IIT-Kent

Chicago Kent Law School is a law school located in Chicago, Illinois. The school was ranked 94 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Chicago Kent Law School is approximately 255.

Admissions website: https://www.kentlaw.iit.edu/admissions

Admissions email: admissions@kentlaw.iit.edu

Admissions phone: 312.906.5020

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Chicago Kent Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 152 159 162
GPA 3.31 3.56 3.74
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1722 55
# Admissions offers 915 -
Class size 255 75
% Accepted 53.1% 25
% Yield 26.9% 30

During the 2022 application cycle, 1,722 people applied and 915 were offered admission.

Illinois Institute of Technology (Kent) has a 1L class size of 255, and yield of 26.89%. 246 out of 915 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 26.89% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Illinois Institute of Technology (Kent) has a median LSAT of 159. The 25th percentile LSAT is 152 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 162.

The median GPA is 3.56. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.31 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.74.

Chicago Kent Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 159 applicants for the 2021-2022 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

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25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
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How much does Chicago Kent Law School cost per year?

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Grads with debt
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Cost of attending Chicago Kent Law School

In 2022, tuition was $51,120 and the annual cost of attending was $75,258 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

Chicago Kent Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from Illinois Institute of Technology (Kent) make $110,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $66,000.

62.1% of law graduates from Illinois Institute of Technology (Kent) go directly to work for law firms, while 3.1% clerk for a judge. 6.2% of graduates go into public interest.

73.9% of Illinois Institute of Technology (Kent) graduates pass the bar on their first try.

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Some interesting facts about Chicago Kent Law School

Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology is a national leader in legal education, recognized for the strength of its faculty and for its innovative approaches to traditional legal education. The second oldest law school in Illinois, Chicago-Kent was founded in 1888 by two judges who believed that legal education should be available to working men and women. The law school’s first female student graduated in 1891, and the first African American woman admitted to the bar in Illinois (and among the first three admitted to practice law in the United States) was a graduate of the class of 1894. Today, Chicago-Kent students come from 39 states and are citizens of 20 countries. Fifty-six percent of the students are women, and 31 percent are students of color.

Drawing on its distinctive affiliation with Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent is at the vanguard of exploring new frontiers in the law raised by biotechnology, cybersecurity, legal innovation and technology, intellectual property, international business transactions and trade, and much more. Chicago-Kent is located in downtown Chicago, the heart of the city’s commercial and legal communities. The law school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and the Order of the Coif.

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I'm on my third date change. 01/19/2023. I was really hoping to receive a decision today but it doesn't look like that'll happen :/
Congrats, GroovyTunes! Just saw you on recent decisions :)
got my A an hour ago
How long were you guys ar UR2 before your decision??
My date changed to today, fingers crossed!
check your status trackers! mine changed today but i havent gotten an email yet
Pleeeease let there be a wave today.
Anyone know what time of day they release decisions?
I received an A in the late morning (11:00 ish). And they seem to like Friday releases.
has anyone gotten any swag with their acceptance?
@tbanks14, no, and I’m a little sad about it.
My status changed to review and A in like 2 hours. Goddamn. Wooo! First A
not sure if anyone would know this, but is there any info on when kent honors finalist decisions came out last year? the site says end of feb/early march
I got an email when I was accepted that just said they noted my application to the honors program and the committee would be reviewing honors applications shortly after the 2/17 deadline. I also think honors finalists are interviewed at the admitted students visit day, which is 3/31-4/1. Fingers crossed we hear something this week!
i'm also waiting to hear about whether I will be granted a Kent honors interview
I got an email about the Kent honors program yesterday! No idea if they all go out at once
are you a finalist?
I am! I get to interview during admitted students weekend 3/31-4/1
is there an admitted students discord
If there is one, I'll join!
will they give decisions before the deposit deadline?
They usually get back to people with decisions pretty quick. I think seat deposit deadlines are somewhat adjusted if you submit an application close to the deposit date
mine just went UR3, all text disappeared, and a blank scholarship box was added? this happen to anyone else?
same here @sdauner16
probably gonna hear a decision today
is the waitlist survey available to you guys? mine isnt showing up
Has anyone had any success getting off the waitlist?
Does anyone know how long it takes to hear back?
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