Northern Illinois University College of Law
About Northern Illinois University College of Law
- Established: 1975
- Parent School: Northern Illinois University
- Dean: Cassandra Hill
- Location: DeKalb, Illinois
- Website: www.niu.edu
- School Type: Public
- Campus: College Town
- Enrollment: 279
2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: April 1
Application Fee: $0
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|LSAT Score Median||150||149||150|
|LSAT Score Low||147||148||146|
|LSAT Score High||153||152||153|
|Undergraduate GPA Median||3.28||3.09||3.12|
|Undergraduate GPA Low||3.07||2.75||2.79|
|Undergraduate GPA High||3.56||3.44||3.53|
Bar Exam Statistics
|Total First Time Takers||86||76||71|
|School's Bar Passage Rate||79.07%||59.21%||76.05%|
|ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate||74.43%||75.71%||79.88%|
|School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate||4.64||-16.50||-3.83|
Tuition and Expenses
|Tuition Full Time Resident||$21,970||$22,180||$22,178|
|Tuition Full Time Non-resident||$21,970||$22,180||$38,433|
|Tuition Part Time Resident||-||-||-|
|Tuition Part Time Non-resident||-||-||-|
|On Campus Living Expenses||$21||$20,448||$18,930|
|Off Campus Living Expenses||$21||$20,448||$18,930|
Grants and Scholarships
|Total Students Reciving Grants||169||131||113|
|Total Percentage Receiving Grants||65%||48%||43%|
|Average Grant Amount - Median||$4,063.50||$8,127.50||$7,095.50|
|Average Grant Amount - Low||$1,500.00||$4,063.50||$1,732.00|
|Average Grant Amount - High||$6,095.50||$8,127.50||$9,143.50|
Students and Faculty
|Total Students Male||146||141||149|
|Total Students Female||133||119||125|
|Total Faculty Male||33||22||27|
|Total Faculty Female||21||21||19|
|Total Faculty Minorities||12||7||8|
National Comparison Rankings
The national comparison rankings below compare Northern Illinois University College of Law to other ABA-approved law schools in the United States.
The rankings were determined by comparing the statistics reported by each school.
You can view the raw data for these law school rankings here.
2019 National Rankings - Northern Illinois University College of Law
#55 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.28
Northern Illinois University College of Law is tied for #55 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.28) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#158 in Acceptance Rate - 59.32%
Northern Illinois University College of Law ranks #158 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 59.32% among those who applied for admission.
#122 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 5.2:1
Northern Illinois University College of Law ranks #122 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 5.2:1 faculty ratio
#24 in Median LSAT - 150
Northern Illinois University College of Law is tied for #24 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 150 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#103 in Bar Passage Rate - 79.07%
Northern Illinois University College of Law ranks #103 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.
#141 in Highest Tuition - $21,970
Northern Illinois University College of Law ranks #141 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.
#26 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 22.22%
Northern Illinois University College of Law ranks #26 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (22.22%).
#98 in Presence of Female Faculty - 39%
Northern Illinois University College of Law is tied for #98 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (39%).