Law School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#31 in Part-time Law
Law School Overview
The College of Law at DePaul University has an application deadline of March 1. The full-time program application fee at the College of Law at DePaul University is $60. The part-time program application fee at the College of Law at DePaul University is $60. Its tuition is full-time: $43,220 per year and part-time: $28,085 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 14.1:1. The College of Law at DePaul University has 112 full- and part-time faculty on staff.
At the DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, students can specialize their legal education in a variety of areas, including business law and taxation, intellectual property law and information technology, criminal law, and health law. Students interested in earning two degrees at once have several joint degree programs to consider, such as a J.D./M.B.A. through the DePaul University Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, a J.D./Master in Computer Science and Technology through the DePaul University College of Computing & Digital Media, and a J.D./Master of International Studies through the DePaul University College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.
Outside of class, students have options for extracurricular involvement, including student organizations, such as the Environmental Law Society and the Evening Law Students Society, as well as publications, such as the DePaul Law Review, the Business and Commercial Law Journal, and the Journal of Art, Technology, and Intellectual Property Law. The DePaul College of Law is also home to many research centers and institutes, including the Center for Animal Law, the Health Law Institute, the International Weapons Control Center, and the Center for Church-State Studies.
The College of Law offers both a full-time and part-time law program. Students who are admitted to DePaul’s law school are considered for scholarships, which include merit-based aid and, to a smaller extent, diversity-based awards (whether ethnic, racial, geographic, socio-economic, or another measure of diversity).
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|Law school designation||National|
|Application deadline||March 1|
|Full-time program application fee||$60|
|Part-time program application fee||$60|
|Admissions Phone||(312) 362-6831|
|Full- and part-time faculty||112|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
|J.D. candidates graduating in 2011-2012||365|
|Tuition and fees|
Full-time: $43,220 per year
|Room and board||$13,524|
|Employed at graduation 2||16.0%|
|Median private sector starting salary||$52,000|
|Median public service starting salary||$48,900|
|Total volumes and volume equivalents||412,067|
* Law School Overview details based on 2012 data