Loyola University Chicago

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25 E. Pearson Street
Chicago, IL 60611

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#68 Best Law Schools


#23 in Part-time Law

Law School Overview

The School of Law at Loyola University Chicago has an application deadline of March 1. Its tuition is full-time: $41,666 per year and part-time: $31,476 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 11.9:1. The School of Law at Loyola University Chicago has 192 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

Loyola University Chicago has a highly ranked healthcare law specialty program, as well as a well regarded part-time law option for students. Law students looking to complete a dual degree have options through other university departments, with programs including a J.D./M.B.A. in conjunction with the Loyola University Chicago Graduate School of Business and a J.D./Master of Social Work with the Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work. For students seeking legal training without the intention of becoming a practicing lawyer, the School of Law offers a unique online Master of Jurisprudence degree in Children’s Law and Policy.

J.D. students have a variety of ways to get hands on legal training, whether through legal clinics, including the federal tax clinic and the health justice project, or school-coordinated externships. There are also school initiatives to consider, such as the Law and Religion program and a Life After Innocence project that works to help wrongly convicted inmates readjust to society with free legal help and skills training. In addition, the law school operates a variety of centers and institutes, including the Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy, which is home to the Center for Catholic Health Care and Sponsorship, and the Civitas ChildLaw Center, which includes the International Children’s Rights Initiative and the ChildLaw Policy Institute.

For extracurricular involvement, Loyola University Chicago students can check out more than 30 clubs and organizations, as well as law reviews including the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal and the Loyola Consumer Law Review.

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Year founded 1908
Public/private Private
Law school designation National


Application deadline March 1
Full-time program application fee $0
Part-time program application fee $0
Admissions phone (312) 915-7170
Admissions email law-admissions@luc.edu
Website http://www.luc.edu/law/


Full- and part-time faculty 192
Student-faculty ratio 11.9:1
Total faculty 215

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 681
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 286


Tuition and fees

full-time: $41,666 per year
part-time: $31,476 per year

Room and board $16,000


Employed at graduation2 33.6%
Median private sector starting salary $70,000
Median public service starting salary $55,000


Total volumes and volume equivalents 399,234

* 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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