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Northern Illinois University

Swen Parson Hall, Room 276
De Kalb, IL 60115
(815) 753-8595

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: April 1
Application Fee: $0
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 53.4% 64.6%
LSAT Score (Median) 149 148
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 148-152 145-150
GPA (Median) 3.09 3.06
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 2.75-3.44 2.77-3.34
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: IL IL
School's bar passage rate: 78.3% 84.9%
State overall bar passage rate: 79.0% 85.0%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: -0.7% -0.1%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: N/A N/A
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 75.7% 73.7%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $22,179 $22,118
Room and Board: $13,766 $13,050
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 58.4% 51.0%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $16,255 $5,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $95,247 $77,975
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 88.6% 85.1%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 260 241
Men: 54.2% 51.9%
Women: 45.8% 48.1%
White: 68.5% N/A
Black: 9.6% N/A
Hispanic: 8.8% N/A
Asian: 2.7% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 7.3 : 1 N/A
Total Faculty: 45 N/A
Male: 51.1% N/A
Female: 48.9% N/A
Minority: 17.8% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $50,000 $55,000
Public Sector (Median): $50,000 $50,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 266,103 243,415