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JD Admission Statistics

2022 Fall Entering Class* Heading link

Candidates interested in UIC Law should review our admission statistics pertaining to student demographics and class size.

  • Fall: 318 (279 Day, 36 Evening, 3 Part-time Day)
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 9:1
  • Female:  58.49%

*Entering class statistics are current as of August 21, 2022.

  • Minority: 36.79%
  • Out of State: 30.82%
  • Median Age: 24 (Day); 27.5 (Evening); 39 (Part-time Day)

2021 Fall Entering Class* Heading link

  • Fall: 318 (268 Day, 50 Evening)
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 9:1 (2020)
  • Female: 59%

*Entering class statistics are current as of August 25, 2021.

  • Minority: 35%
  • Out of State: 37%
  • Median Age: 23 (Day); 28 (Evening)

Recent Rankings & Awards Heading link

  • Top 25 #25 in Legal Writing Programs (2024 U.S. News & World Report)

  • Top 25 #24 in Trial Advocacy Programs (2024 U.S. News & World Report)

  • Top 40 #37in Part-Time Programs (2024 U.S. News & World Report)

  • Top 5 #5 in Greatest Resources for Minority Students (2023 Princeton Review)

  • 2024 Most Diverse Law Schools in the Nation (preLaw magazine)

  • #24 in Trial Advocacy
    (2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools)
  • #25 in Legal Writing
    (2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools)
  • #37 in Part-Time Programs
    (2024 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools)
  • #5 in Greatest Resources for Minority Students
    (2023 Princeton Review)
  • Most Diverse Law Schools in the Nation
    2024, 2023, 2021, 2019, 2017 (preLaw magazine)
  • Best Law Schools for African-American Students
    2024, 2022, 2020, 2018 (preLaw magazine)
  • Best Law Schools for Asian Students
    2024, 2022, 2020, 2018 (preLaw magazine)
  • Best Law Schools for Hispanic Students
    2024, 2022, 2020 (preLaw magazine)
  • Best Law Schools for Native-American Students
    2022 (preLaw magazine)
  • Top Law School for Government Law
    2024 (preLaw magazine)
  • Top Law School for International Law
    2022, 2018, 2017 (preLaw magazine)
  • Best Law Schools for Trial Advocacy and Dispute Resolution
    2022–2017 (preLaw magazine)
  • Best Law Schools for International Law
    2022, 2018, 2017 (preLaw magazine)
  • Best Law Schools for Practical Training
    2021–2017 (preLaw magazine)
  • Law Student of the Year: Alexandra Pruitt
    2020 (National Jurist magazine)
  • Best Law Schools for Alternative Dispute Resolution
    2019–2017 (preLaw magazine)
  • Best Law Schools for Legal Technology
    2018 (preLaw magazine)
  • Fulbright Scholar Top Producer for Specialized Schools
    2018–2019 (U.S. Department of State)
  • Best Law Schools for Human Rights Law
    2017 (preLaw magazine)
  • Law Student of the Year: Oluchi Ifebi
    2017 (National Jurist magazine)