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Law Schools in Illinois

Are you are looking to go to one of the law schools in Illinois? There are 9 ABA accredited law schools in Illinois.

The highest ranked law school in Illinois is University of Chicago, which was ranked 3 by US News in 2022. The school has an LSAT median of 172 and a GPA median of 3.91.

The best law school in Illinois depends on what you're looking for. Every law school is different, just like every person is different.

Other schools in Illinois include Northwestern Law School, University of Illinois College of Law, Loyola Law School Chicago, Chicago Kent Law School, Depaul Law School, SIU School of Law, University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, Northern Illinois University Law School. If you want to go to law school in Illinois, you should consider these schools.

ABA accredited law schools in Illinois

  1. University of Chicago Law School
  2. Northwestern Law School
  3. University of Illinois College of Law
  4. Loyola Law School Chicago
  5. Chicago Kent Law School
  6. Depaul Law School
  7. SIU School of Law
  8. University of Illinois Chicago School of Law
  9. Northern Illinois University Law School

You can also check out law schools in the states that border Illinois: Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Kentucky, Missouri, Wisconsin.

Detailed information on Illinois law schools

University of Chicago Law School

Chicago, Illinois
Rank 3 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 3 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 169/172/175
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.82/3.91/3.98
  • Acceptance rate: 11.9
  • Bar passage rate: 97.8

Northwestern Law School

Evanston, Illinois
Rank 13 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 13 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 167/171/172
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.6/3.86/3.93
  • Acceptance rate: 13.9
  • Bar passage rate: 96.0

University of Illinois College of Law

Champaign, Illinois
Rank 35 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 35 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 162/164/166
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.44/3.66/3.82
  • Acceptance rate: 29.8
  • Bar passage rate: 89.8

Loyola Law School Chicago

Chicago , Illinois
Rank 73 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 73 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 157/159/161
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.2/3.46/3.64
  • Acceptance rate: 40.0
  • Bar passage rate: 88.8

Chicago Kent Law School

Chicago, Illinois
Rank 94 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 94 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 152/159/162
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.31/3.56/3.74
  • Acceptance rate: 53.1
  • Bar passage rate: 73.9

Depaul Law School

Chicago, Illinois
Rank 105 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 105 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 152/156/157
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.25/3.57/3.73
  • Acceptance rate: 44.3
  • Bar passage rate: 75.4

SIU School of Law

Carbondale, Illinois
Rank 147 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 147 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 147/149/151
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 2.94/3.36/3.62
  • Acceptance rate: 59.2
  • Bar passage rate: 50.6

University of Illinois Chicago School of Law

Chicago, Illinois
Rank 147 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 147 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 149/152/155
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.0/3.3/3.5
  • Acceptance rate: 56.7
  • Bar passage rate: 71.6

Northern Illinois University Law School

DeKalb, Illinois
Rank 147 (US News 2022)
  • Ranked: 147 by US News in 2022.
  • LSAT percentiles (25/50/75): 146/148/152
  • GPA percentiles (25/50/75): 3.0/3.2/3.5
  • Acceptance rate: 62.4
  • Bar passage rate: 81.6

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