DePaul University College of Law is a law school located in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Founded in 1897 as the Illinois College of Law, the school became part of DePaul University in 1912 and is one of the academic colleges of DePaul. The College is known for its Intellectual Property Law program, headed by Professor Barbara B. Bressler, and its Health Law program, headed by Professor Michele Goodwin. Both programs have garnered top 15 placements in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in recent years. In 2004, the school established the International Aviation Law Institute, the first of its kind in the United States. In 2007, DePaul University College of Law was ranked 91st among the "Top 100 Law Schools" in the United States by the U.S. News & World Report Graduate School Ranking.
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DePaul Law School is considered a Somewhat Competitive law school, which accepts only 67% of its applicants. Comparatively, Depaul is Significantly Higher than the average cost for law school.
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Regular Decision : 02/01
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DePaul Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Depaul 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. DePaul University 1L section size is 11% larger than law schools in Illinois and 22% larger than all PRIVATE law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The DePaul University class of 2015 had an employment rate of 80% with 1% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2015, 89.6%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.