Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago-Kent)

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565 W. Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60661

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#72 Best Law Schools


#23 in Part-time Law

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The Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology has an application deadline of March 15. Its tuition is full-time: $44,410 per year and part-time: $32,430 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 10.8:1. The Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology has 154 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

At the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Chicago-Kent College of Law, students have a variety of options for earning their law degrees. The school offers both a full-time and part-time law program, and part-time students can take courses either during the day or in the evening.

The Chicago-Kent College of Law has a high law school ranking for its trial advocacy program, and is well known for its legal writing curriculum. Law students can choose to concentrate their studies in areas including environmental and energy law, public interest law, and intellectual property law. Law students interested in earning a second degree have many program options, including a J.D./M.B.A. program offered with the IIT Stuart School of Business and a J.D./M.P.H. offered in conjunction with the University of Illinois—Chicago School of Public Health. The Chicago-Kent College of Law also offers degrees including a unique master of intellectual property management and markets program, which combines training in business, engineering, law, and more.

Outside of class, students have many organizations to consider joining, including the Health Law Society and the Kent Justice Foundation. There are also several student journals, including the Chicago-Kent Law Review, the Journal of Environmental and Energy Law, and the Journal of Intellectual Property. All new students at Chicago-Kent are in contention for school scholarships, including the Chicago-Kent Honors Scholars Program, which covers tuition and living expenses and provides research opportunities, among other perks. Each returning student is also eligible for a scholarship, based on class rank and performance.

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Year founded 1888
Public/private Private
Law school designation National


Application deadline March 15
Full-time program application fee $0
Part-time program application fee $0
Admissions phone (312) 906-5020
Admissions email


Full- and part-time faculty 154
Student-faculty ratio 10.8:1
Total faculty 165

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 763
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 284


Tuition and fees

full-time: $44,410 per year
part-time: $32,430 per year

Room and board $14,103


Employed at graduation2 29.4%
Median private sector starting salary $70,000
Median public service starting salary $51,600


Total volumes and volume equivalents 560,243

* Law School Overview details based on 2013 data

2. Represents the percentage of all 2012 graduates who had a full-time job lasting at least a year for which bar passage was required or a J.D. degree was an advantage. These employment rates are part of the data on placement success used to determine a school’s ranking.

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