University of Illinois College of Law Overview

Founded in 1897, University of Illinois College of Law is a Public located in Champaign, IL. University of Illinois College of Law is ranked 42nd in Best Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces University of Illinois College of Law with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at University of Illinois College of Law is 162 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at University of Illinois College of Law is 3.7 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at University of Illinois College of Law is $48,171 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at University of Illinois College of Law is 36.66% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 480 law school students have enrolled to University of Illinois College of Law.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at University of Illinois College of Law is 92.50% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 law school tuition at University of Illinois College of Law is $38,171 for Illinois residents and $48,171 for out-of-state students. The law school tuition has increased by 0.06% from last year. The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $17,213 for Illinois residents and $36,720 for out-of-state students. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $17,912 for Illinois residents and $30,083 for out-of-state students
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $13,980 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment).

University of Illinois College of Law 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table

University of Illinois College of Law 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Illinois ResidentsOut-of-StateIllinois ResidentsOut-of-State
Law School Tuition & Fees$38,143$48,143$38,171$48,171
Undergraduate Program$17,281$35,397$17,274$36,213
Graduate Program$18,126$31,279$18,083$31,490
On-campus Living Costs$13,808$13,980

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of University of Illinois College of Law is 162. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of University of Illinois College of Law is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.7 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).

2020 Law School Admission Scores Table

University of Illinois College of Law 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile164164
50th Percentile162162
25th Percentile157157
GPA
75th Percentile3.83.82
50th Percentile3.653.7
25th Percentile3.253.42

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at University of Illinois College of Law is 36.66% where 1,304 applicants have applied to and 478 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at University of Illinois College of Law is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in) compared to other law schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 45.03%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 27.20% where 130 students finally enrolled out of 478 admitted students. The yield University of Illinois College of Law is average compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).

University of Illinois College of Law2020 Admission Statistics Table

University of Illinois College of Law 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants1,3801,304
Admitted455478
Enrolled123130
Acceptance Rate32.97%36.66%
Yield27.03%27.20%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 480 law school students have enrolled to University of Illinois College of Law. 399 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 81 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
130 first-time students have enrolled in University of Illinois College of Law. By gender, 71 male and 59 female first-time students newly enrolled in University of Illinois College of Law.

University of Illinois College of Law2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at University of Illinois College of Law
20192020
Total Enrollment493480
JD Enrollment402399
Non-JD Enrollment9181
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2020 First-year Student Population University of Illinois College of Law
20192020
Total124130
Men7071
Women5459

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at University of Illinois College of Law, the bar exam pass rate is 92.5% - 120 students have taken and 111 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Illinois average bar exam pass rate (74.74%).

University of Illinois College of Law Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at University of Illinois College of Law
20192020
Number of Graduates147126
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total145120
New Graduates139115
Prior Year Graduates65
Early Exam Takers00
No Exam Takers811
Exam Passer123111
Exam Pass Rate84.83%92.5%
Illinois Pass Rate75.55%74.74%