Northern Illinois University College of Law is a law school in DeKalb, Illinois. The College offers the Juris Doctor degree in both full-time (three year) and part-time programs. The College was originally Lewis University College of Law in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, founded in 1975. It became part of Northern Illinois University in August of 1979, and moved to the DeKalb campus, taking up residence in Swen Parson Hall.
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Northern Illinois Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 65% of its applicants. Comparatively, Niu is Lower than the average cost for law school.
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Northern Illinois Law School is considered to have a Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Niu is Below Average.
The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Northern Illinois University 1L section size is 113% smaller than law schools in Illinois and 69% smaller than all PUBLIC law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Northern Illinois University class of 2016 had an employment rate of 89% with 2% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2016, 90.5%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.