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University of Illinois College of Law

Rank 43 (USNWR 2023)
166
Median LSAT
3.71
Median GPA
34.7%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • University of Illinois College of Law
  • University of Illinois—Urbana Champaign
  • ILLINOIS, UNIVERSITY OF
  • UIUC

University of Illinois College of Law is a law school located in Champaign, Illinois. The school was ranked 43 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for University of Illinois College of Law is approximately 163.

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

Admissions email: law-admissions@illinois.edu

Admissions phone: (217) 244-6415

Can I get into University of Illinois College of Law with aGPA andLSAT?

University of Illinois College of Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 162 166 167
GPA 3.47 3.71 3.86
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 2035 65
# Admissions offers 707 -
Class size 163 47
% Accepted 34.7% 64
% Yield 22.8% 15

During the 2023 application cycle, 2,035 people applied and 707 were offered admission.

University of Illinois—Urbana Champaign has a 1L class size of 163, and yield of 22.77%. 161 out of 707 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 22.77% 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 166. The 25th percentile LSAT is 162 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 167.

The median GPA is 3.71. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.47 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.86.

University of Illinois College of Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 372 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.

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 Illinois College of Law cost per year?

$49,800.00
Tuition
36th percentile
$39,800.00
In-state tuition
$68,252.00
CoA
30th percentile
58.10%
Grads with debt
4th percentile
$77,483.00
Average debt
25th percentile
$75,000.00
Salary, 25th %
78th percentile
$160,000.00
Salary
92nd percentile
$65,500.00
PI Salary
83rd percentile
67.20%
Employment rate
75th percentile
84.40%
Bar pass rate
64th percentile

Cost of attending University of Illinois College of Law

In 2023, tuition was $49,800 and the annual cost of attending was $68,252 (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 $160,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the public sector, a grad can expect to make $65,500.

65.0% of law graduates from University of Illinois—Urbana Champaign go directly to work for law firms, while 6.0% clerk for a judge. 9.4% of graduates go into public interest.

84.4% 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

University of Illinois—Urbana Champaign

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