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John Marshall Law School

Class of 2018 - Snapshot 1625 Completed Applications 1056 Offers 65% Acceptance Rate 326 Enrolled The John Marshall Law School was founded in 1899 and accredited by the American Bar Association in 1941. John Marshall has grown into a multidimensional law school by providing the Juris Doctor along with advanced degrees—Master of Laws (LLM) and Master of Science (MS). For an LLM program, applicants must have acquired a JD or equivalent degree, whereas MS applicants need only have a bachelor's or equivalent degree. The LLM and MS programs are run by specialized program centers, which are active in current events related to their fields of study.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.jmls.edu/
Address: 315 S Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL 60604
Admission Phone: (800) 537-4280
Admission Email: [email protected]

2018 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students1021
Student-faculty ratio39:1
Tuition $46,470 per year (full-time, in-state)
$46,470 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$32,610 per year (part-time, in-state)
$32,610 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$28,315
Founded In1941
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline04/01/19
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline04/03/19
Can first years start other than fall?No

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Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

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Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
rcarmody96 147 A 3.60

Accepted

Yes 09/26/18 09/29/18 - 7 months ago
mmvv 157 A 2.99

Accepted

Yes 02/21/19 - 03/18/19 8 months ago
Mknapp1 152 A 3.42

Accepted

Yes - - - 2 years ago
acosse123 165 A 3.00

Accepted

Yes - - - 4 years ago
slcustis 160 A 3.21

Accepted

Yes - - - 4 years ago
PezzJunkie 150 A 2.80

Interested In Applying

Yes - - - 7 months ago
williamjones 148 A 2.20

Interested In Applying

- - - 10 months ago
rcobb96 147 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
clk320 142 A 2.48

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
lexi28 165 P 3.45

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
kambrose 170 P 2.80

Interested In Applying

- - 12/22/16 2 years ago
Pm67 155 P 3.46

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
BrisaMartinez 153 P 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Molly.molly.gualandri06 152 A 3.70

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Henryc7 144 A 2.97

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
anayelim23 145 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
anayelim 145 P 3.20

Interested In Applying

No - - - 3 years ago
marinacastro70 145 A 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
adussias 140 A 3.59

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
maame21 130 A 3.34

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
Mlollar 160 A 2.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
jayleww 142 A 3.07

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
anayelime23 141 P 3.09

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
BredricB 143 A 2.94

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
daniellew16 140 A 3.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 4 years ago
kelaw 145 A 3.24

Pending

- - - 8 months ago
K1MB3R 141 A 3.10

Pending

11/09/18 09/28/18 - 9 months ago
Hopeful2017 142 A 2.78

Rejected

02/28/17 02/28/17 03/30/17 3 years ago
Vbrew07 137 P 3.40

Rejected

- - - 3 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants16811681
Number of Offers11551155
Number of Matriculants287287
75% GPA3.423.42
Median GPA3.103.10
25% GPA2.792.79
75% LSAT151151
Median LSAT148148
25% LSAT145145
2018 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students938
Total Students Receiving Grants538
% of Students Receiving Grants57
75% Grant Amount$30,000
Median Grant Amount$20,000
25% Grants Amount$10,000
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship147
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)66
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship44

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (33)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (17)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (4)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (3)

2018 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (187)
  • Hispanics (60)
  • Black or African American (52)
  • Asian (16)
  • American Indian / Native (1)
  • Other (21)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (8)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (11)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (21)


  • Total Women% (53)
  • Total Men% (44)
John Marshall Law School Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 260 73.08%
2016 279 67.03%
2015 368 86.68%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (122)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (24)
  • Employed Other (2)
  • Unemployed (23)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (2)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association