Why NIU Law?

Personalized Attention

We have an outstanding and highly educated faculty who value individualized attention, facilitate student comprehension and preparation for the practice of law, and cultivate a strong sense of community.


Recognized as a "Best Value Law School" by National Jurist for the past four years, NIU Law offers an unbeatable combination of high quality education, excellent outcomes, and affordable costs.

Employment Outcomes

NIU Law has consistently strong employment statistics for each graduating class, while providing vital resources for your career placement and long-term job satisfaction.

Proximity to Chicago

Located in a vibrant university community just over an hour from Chicago, NIU Law provides the benefits of a large university campus and also access to the Chicago metropolitan area, home to over 10 million residents and one of the nation’s most dynamic legal communities.