About NIU Law

NIU Law is at the heart of a diverse and active university campus of over 17,000 students in DeKalb, Illinois, located on the western edge of the Chicago metropolitan area, one of the world’s largest and most diversified economies – with more than 400 major corporate headquarters, including 31 in the Fortune 500.


Admissions Data for the NIU Law Fall 2022 Entering Class
LSAT 75th Percentile 152
LSAT Median 150
LSAT 25th Percentile 147
GPA 75th Percentile 3.59
GPA Median 3.31
GPA 25th Percentile 3.06
NIU Law Fall 2022 Entering Class Demographics
First-Year Enrollment 117
Women 57%
Minority 32%
Out-of-State Residents 40%
Median Age 23
Student-Faculty Ratio 7.4:1

Careers and Employment Outcomes

View our consistently strong employment outcomes in our ABA Employment Summary and NALP Reports.