Northern Illinois University

Rank 147 (USNWR 2021)

Applicants for the class of 2024 , matriculating 2021

18 applicants for the 2020 - 2021  cycle
1/10 , 1 rejected, 1 waitlisted, 3 withdrawn
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class
Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 147 149 151
GPA 2.86 3.2 3.6
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 662 21
# Admissions offers 389 -
Class size 123 22
% Accepted 58.8% 19
% Yield 30.9% 52
LSData Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 147 149 159
GPA 2.82 3.4 3.75
LSData Averages Rejected All Accepted
LSAT 160 153 152
GPA 3.3 3.32 3.34
Softs Tier 3.0 Tier 3.29 Tier 3.27
Scholarship - - $23,837
Miscellaneous
Days from sent to decision 23
Days from UR to decision 15
Interview invite rate -
Interview conversion rate -
URM LSAT differential -4.58
URM GPA differential -0.16

School finances

Northern Illinois University College of LawFinances & employment
Elle Woods went here, 'nuff said.

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Calculations assume a 10-year fixed rate loan.

Northern Illinois University Breakdown

In-school

Total cost of attendance$315,000
$105,000 x 3
Total scholarships$75,000
$25,000 x 3
Savings$10,000
Debt after three years$230,000
Assuming 10-year fixed rate loan
Total repaid@5.0%$11,500
Interest paid$11,500

After graduation

Annual breakdown
Post-grad income$180,000
Income taxes$60,000
Living expenses$60,000
Loan repayment$2,000
Annual disposable income$60,000

Monthly breakdown
Post-grad income$180,000
Income taxes$60,000
Living expenses$60,000
Loan repayment$2,000
Monthly disposable income$60,000

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Data is sourced from ABA 509 disclosures and USNWR.

School applicants

Name Result Last seen GPA LSAT GRE URM WE Scholarship Sent Received Complete UR UR2 Interview invite Decision
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Name Result Last seen GPA LSAT GRE URM WE $$$$ Sent Received Complete UR UR2 II Decision
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TerrificIncandescentMau
14:39
welp, got my 4th R today...
DontPay4LawSchool
14:39
@KilgoreTrout21: feb 2
14:39
i wonder when emory will come out though
bearbearbear
14:39
If i get anything other than A tomorrow i will gooooooo✈️insane
14:39
@bearbearbear: Thanks! I had no idea what to expect, and i am super happy so far
KilgoreTrout21
14:39
@DontPay4LawSchool: Grazie
Hamotron
14:39
@PriusDrivingCarnivore: what do you mean we can all take out hundreds of thousands in loans soon
AcceptablyDefiantOcelot
14:39
aw ):
TerrificIncandescentMau
14:39
No A's so far
TerrificIncandescentMau
14:39
not even a WL to cling on to hope
@TerrificIncandescentMau: F
14:39
@TerrificIncandescentMau: hugs friend
Hope to god I don’t get rejected at mich tomorrow
Hamotron
14:39
@bearbearbear: that would not be acceptable
bearbearbear
14:39
@TerrificIncandescentMau: ugh im so sorry :( what a cursed day
Cls plssss
14:39
@mac484: what did they say in response to your email? lol
my money is CLS is tomorrow
and NW too
@mac484: can you ask if they'll give me an a
MassiveIcyElk
14:40
Did anyone else just get that UT email?
Hamotron
14:40
I wish my grades would come back so I have an excuse to do something
people have been saying cls this evening
@MassiveIcyElk: yea my heart dropped
MassiveIcyElk
14:40
Mine too
14:40
@TheoCrain: Our decisions are going out via email this year (for the first time ever!). Best, Jacob
PriusDrivingCarnivore
14:40
Should have been Best, You're Admitted
I just need movement from WFU or OSU man, its been like 3 months almost
i would like for bc to respectfully send out an A wabe immediately