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University of Chicago Law School

Rank 3 (USNWR 2022)
172
Median LSAT
3.91
Median GPA
11.9%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • University of Chicago Law School
  • University of Chicago
  • CHICAGO, UNIVERSITY OF
  • UC UChi UChicago

University of Chicago Law School is a law school located in Chicago, Illinois. The school was ranked 3 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Chicago Law School is approximately 190.

Admissions website: https://www.law.uchicago.edu/admissions

Admissions email: admissions@law.uchicago.edu

Admissions phone: 773-702-9484

Can I get into University of Chicago Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

University of Chicago Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 169 172 175
GPA 3.82 3.91 3.98
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 6514 91
# Admissions offers 776 -
Class size 190 51
% Accepted 11.9% 96
% Yield 22.6% 13

During the 2022 application cycle, 6,514 people applied and 776 were offered admission.

University of Chicago has a 1L class size of 190, and yield of 22.55%. 175 out of 776 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 22.55% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Chicago has a median LSAT of 172. The 25th percentile LSAT is 169 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 175.

The median GPA is 3.91. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.82 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.98.

University of Chicago Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 1,401 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.

Click on a data point to see that user's profile.

25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

How much does University of Chicago Law School cost per year?

$71,142.00
Tuition
99th percentile
$100,578.00
CoA
61.30%
Grads with debt
6th percentile
$184,119.00
Average debt
100th percentile
$190,000.00
Salary, 25th %
100th percentile
$190,000.00
Salary
100th percentile
$66,393.00
PI Salary
86th percentile
94.60%
Employment rate
100th percentile
97.80%
Bar pass rate
96th percentile

Cost of attending University of Chicago Law School

In 2022, tuition was $71,142 and the annual cost of attending was $100,578 (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.

University of Chicago Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of Chicago make $190,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $66,393.

62.8% of law graduates from University of Chicago go directly to work for law firms, while 31.2% clerk for a judge. 5.0% of graduates go into public interest.

97.8% of University of Chicago graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about University of Chicago Law School

The University of Chicago Law School is consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the country. The University of Chicago Law School was founded in 1902. It is one of the oldest law schools in the United States and is renowned for its scholarship and research. The school has produced many notable alumni, including Chief Justice of the United States Charles Evans Hughes, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States John Paul Stevens, and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Barack Obama.

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