Swen Parson Hall

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PLEASE NOTE: This data reflects the Fall 2013 entering class as of August 12, 2013

Fall 2013 Admissions Information:

  • In-State-Tuition & Fees: $21,398
  • Out-of-State-Tuition & Fees: $37,022
    • With proper planning, students may acquire in-state residency very quickly. For more information about residency requirements, please see Residency Requirements.
  • Degrees Offered: J.D., J.D./M.P.A., J.D./M.B.A.
  • Minimum Number of Hours to Graduate: 90
  • Admissions Timing: Fall semester only
  • Admission Decisions: Rolling
  • Application Priority Deadline: April 1st 
    • Early application is encouraged; however, we accept applications after the suggested priority deadline. The February and June LSATs are accepted for admission in the same year.  
  • Financial Aid Priority Deadline: March 1st 
    • Financial aid will be processed after the March 1st deadline.
  • In-State Residency: 6 months prior to the first day of classes for the semester
  • Number of Law Students: 306
  • NIU LSAT Code Number: 1559

Fall 2013 Admissions Statistics as of August 12, 2013:

  • Number of Applications: 621
  • Number of Matriculants: 103
  • Minority Percentage: 28%
  • Female Percentage: 49%
  • Average Age: 28
  • Number of States Represented: 6
  • Number of Schools Represented: 57
  • Undergraduate GPA:
    • 75th percentile: 3.36
    • Median: 3.10
    • 25th percentile: 2.82
  • LSAT:
    • 75th percentile: 153
    • Median: 150
    • 25th percentile: 146