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Northern Illinois University

Overview

Northern Illinois University / College of Law is located in De Kalb, IL, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor (JD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 70

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

626
Applied
317
Accepted
95
Enrolled
51%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

269
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.92%
Black or African American 10.41%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.74%
Two or more races 0.74%
Unknown 4.09%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

22
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 0
Male (11)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Criminal practice, intellectual property, environmental law, taxation
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address De Kalb, IL  60115-2854
United States
Contact Mark Cordes
Dean
Email: edan@niu.edu
Phone: 815-753-5300
Fax: 815-753-8552

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