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JD Admission Statistics

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

2021 Fall Entering Class*

  • Fall:  318 (268 Day, 50 Evening)
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 9:1 (2020)
  • Female: 59%
  • Minority: 35%
  • Out of State: 37%
  • Median Age: 23 (Day); 28 (Evening)

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

Recent Rankings & Awards

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