Depaul Law School

Rank 135 (USNWR 2023)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Depaul Law School
  • DePaul University
  • DePaul

Depaul Law School is a law school located in Chicago, Illinois. The school was ranked 135 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Depaul Law School is approximately 177.

Admissions website: https://law.depaul.edu/admission/Pages/apply.aspx

Admissions email: lawinfo@depaul.edu

Admissions phone: (312) 362-6831

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Depaul Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 152 156 158
GPA 3.18 3.57 3.76
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1782 59
# Admissions offers 745 -
Class size 177 53
% Accepted 41.8% 49
% Yield 23.1% 16

During the 2023 application cycle, 1,782 people applied and 745 were offered admission.

DePaul University has a 1L class size of 177, and yield of 23.09%. 172 out of 745 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 23.09% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at DePaul University has a median LSAT of 156. The 25th percentile LSAT is 152 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 158.

The median GPA is 3.57. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.18 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.76.

Depaul Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 138 applicants for the 2022-2023 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

How much does Depaul Law School cost per year?

49th percentile
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Grads with debt
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Average debt
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Salary, 25th %
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PI Salary
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Employment rate
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Bar pass rate
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Cost of attending Depaul Law School

In 2023, tuition was $50,636 and the annual cost of attending was $75,412 (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.

Depaul Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from DePaul University make $75,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $60,000.

68.9% of law graduates from DePaul University go directly to work for law firms, while 3.7% clerk for a judge. 3.7% of graduates go into public interest.

68.2% of DePaul University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Depaul Law School

DePaul University College of Law is centered in the heart of downtown Chicago, providing its students with a rich and dynamic urban setting. DePaul University is the nation's largest Catholic university and among the largest private universities in the nation, as well as one of the largest private universities in Illinois. The College of Law is fully accredited by the ABA, is a member of AALS and Order of the Coif, and offers full-time, part-time, and summer programs. Its location—centered within the city's business and legal communities—provides students with extensive contact with Chicago's legal community, and students gain access to a national law alumni network that is more than 15,000 strong. The law school is within walking distance of the state and federal courts, a variety of government offices, and numerous corporations and law firms. DePaul law graduates reside in all 50 states and in more than 20 countries, and among them are three former mayors of Chicago, more than 350 state and federal judges, and numerous CEOs, CFOs, executives, and partners at corporations and law firms worldwide.

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thinking the 10th and super jealous of your $$$$ at Kent!! dying to hear from them!
Hi everyone! Just got an acceptance email today, 12/31 along with some scholarship info. I submitted my application Dec 2, it was marked complete Dec 7, went under review 12/19 (I think) and I got the acceptance today! Just wanted to let y'all know.
Awesome! Thanks for the info, and congratulations!!
Hi sorry!! Just getting back around to this chat, thank you so much! @ThatAthiestGirl . I also heard back from DePaul 12/31, complete 12/1 I think, UR 12/19 and decision today :)
@ThatAtheistGirl: Thank you so much! Good luck to everyone and congratulations @fiddlesticks !!
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congrats to all who got into DePaul
heard from the last week
got a 80% scholly
but pretty sure itll be 100% since i went here for undergrad
@FrequentReconditeShrimp: isn’t $180,000 more than 100%? What numbers are you using to get 80%?
Oh, you're looking at total CoA (textbooks, living expenses) and not just tuition
Anyone here apply for the JD/LLM program?
Just got an A, my app was completed March 1st if anyone was still waiting for results
does anyone know when the usual waves are for depaul? app complete on March 7th
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