Law School Overview
U.S. News Rankings
|Ranking score and category|
#11 in Intellectual Property Law
#21 in Part-time Law
#5 in Trial Advocacy
Law School Overview
The Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology has an application deadline of March 15. Its tuition is full-time: $43,260 per year and part-time: $31,620 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 11.0:1. The Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology has 151 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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|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|
|Full- and part-time faculty||151|
|Gender distribution (full-time)|
|J.D. candidates graduating in 2011-2012||284|
|Tuition and fees|
Full-time: $43,260 per year
|Room and board||$14,463|
|Employed at graduation 2||28.6%|
|Median private sector starting salary||$70,000|
|Median public service starting salary||$55,937|
|Total volumes and volume equivalents||560,624|
* Law School Overview details based on 2012 data