Depaul University, College of Law

Depaul University, College of Law

DePaul University College of Law challenges and enlightens students by placing the highest priority on innovative programs of instruction that include both traditional classroom theory and professional skills training. We are distinguished by our highly successful centers and institutes, which emphasize collaborative learning among students and faculty in advancing the law and serving justice. Located in a vibrant urban environment, the College of Law brings together students, faculty, staff and alumni committed to serving the public and the legal profession in ways that enhance the social, economic, cultural and ethical values in the broader community. The College of Law is part of a university that derives its fundamental mission from St. Vincent de Paul, who advocated the acceptance of all people and devoted his life to helping the disadvantaged lead dignified lives. We seek diversity in students' special talents, qualities, interests and socioeconomic backgrounds in creating a culture in which student learning is central.

Contact Info


Website: http://law.depaul.edu/Pages/default.aspx
Address: 25 E. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604
Admission Phone: (312) 362-8701
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students727
Student-faculty ratio21:1
Tuition $46,300 per year (full-time, in-state)
$46,300 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$30,245 per year (part-time, in-state)
$30,245 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$22,598
Founded In1925
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline03/01/17
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline01/03/17
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Depaul University, College of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Depaul University, College of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
ademeros 147 A 3.51

Accepted

Yes - - - 8 months ago
Maddy123 156 A 3.23

Accepted

Yes 11/23/16 01/05/17 01/19/17 10 months ago
Pm67 155 P 3.42

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 weeks ago
BrisaMartinez 153 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
Jazzie229 160 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
dude 162 P 3.38

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
anayelim 145 P 3.20

Interested In Applying

No - - - one year ago
JourdanGardner 153 P 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
anayelim23 145 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Gdtrabaris 170 P 3.55

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
yoavdar 150 A 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
anayelime23 141 P 3.09

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
RFragassi 150 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
molliekrupp 153 A 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Lucky 151 A 90.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Melbuckm 154 A 3.50

Pending

- 03/14/17 - 9 months ago
Hopeful2017 142 A 2.78

Pending

03/13/17 03/13/17 - 9 months ago
tuf73562 149 A 3.17

Waitlisted

10/11/16 10/15/16 - 12 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants17981710183
Number of Offers1249115693
Number of Matriculants24821236
75% GPA3.383.393.31
Median GPA3.143.143.19
25% GPA2.812.812.88
75% LSAT149149149
Median LSAT152152152
25% LSAT154154153
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students727
Total Students Receiving Grants702
% of Students Receiving Grants96.6
75% Grant Amount$20,500
Median Grant Amount$18,000
25% Grants Amount$12,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:This school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (71.8)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (24.6)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (0)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0.1)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (420)
  • Hispanics (91)
  • Black or African American (51)
  • Asian (51)
  • American Indian / Native (2)
  • Other (112)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (0)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (31)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (81)


  • Total Women% (58.5)
  • Total Men% (41.5)
Depaul University, College of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 241 81.43% 80.80% 0.63%
2014 280 86.85% 85.41% 1.44%
2013 295 86.79% 87.26% -0.47%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (117)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (31)
  • Employed Other (25)
  • Unemployed (30)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (4)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association