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Northern Illinois University

College of Law

De Kalb, IL

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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 77

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

611
Applied
310
Accepted
92
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

260
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.92%
Black or African American 10.38%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.77%
Two or more races 2.31%
Unknown 4.23%

Gender

Male (53%)
Female (46%)

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 Laurel Rigertas
Interim Dean
Email: lrigertas@niu.edu
Phone: 815-753-5300
Fax: 815-753-8552

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