University of Illinois College of Law

Rank 35 (USNWR 2022)
Median LSAT
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Also known as

  • University of Illinois College of Law
  • University of Illinois—Urbana Champaign
  • UIUC

University of Illinois College of Law is a law school located in Champaign, Illinois. The school was ranked 35 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Illinois College of Law is approximately 207.

Admissions website: https://law.illinois.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: law-admissions@illinois.edu

Admissions phone: (217) 244-6415

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University of Illinois College of Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 162 164 166
GPA 3.44 3.66 3.82
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1926 61
# Admissions offers 574 -
Class size 207 58
% Accepted 29.8% 73
% Yield 35.4% 69

During the 2022 application cycle, 1,926 people applied and 574 were offered admission.

University of Illinois—Urbana Champaign has a 1L class size of 207, and yield of 35.37%. 203 out of 574 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 35.37% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Illinois—Urbana Champaign has a median LSAT of 164. The 25th percentile LSAT is 162 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 166.

The median GPA is 3.66. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.44 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.82.

University of Illinois College of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 436 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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Cost of attending University of Illinois College of Law

In 2022, tuition was $48,248 and the annual cost of attending was $66,452 (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 Illinois College of Law employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of Illinois—Urbana Champaign make $90,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $59,000.

58.9% of law graduates from University of Illinois—Urbana Champaign go directly to work for law firms, while 8.5% clerk for a judge. 5.0% of graduates go into public interest.

89.8% of University of Illinois—Urbana Champaign graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about University of Illinois College of Law

The University of Illinois College of Law is one of the nation’s top public law schools, known for its highly respected faculty, innovative curriculum, cutting-edge interdisciplinary programs, and distinguished alumni in the fields of law, business, teaching, and public service. Illinois is nationally recognized both for its percentage of recent graduates hired at the nation’s largest 250 law firms and for its number of alumni associates promoted to partnership.

Established in 1897, the law school is located on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, one of the world’s top comprehensive research institutions. The law school’s innovative Chicago Program permits third-year students to take classes in Chicago—the nation’s third-largest legal market. The University of Illinois College of Law is approved by the American Bar Association and is the home of the founding chapter of the law honor society now known as the Order of the Coif.

This school also has a spring start term

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ive been complete for 4 weeks lmao the pain
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