JD Admission Statistics

Candidates interested in UIC John Marshall Law School should review our admission statistics pertaining to student demographics and class size.

2020 Fall Entering Class

  • Fall:  314 (270 Day, 44 Evening)
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 7:1
  • Female: 56%
  • Minority: 35%
  • Out of State: 29%
  • Median Age: 23 (Day); 29 (Evening)

Ultimate Bar Passage Rate

88.62% of 2017 graduates who sat for the bar exam passed at least one bar exam within two years of graduation. Of the 351 total 2017 graduates, the bar status of 9 graduates is unknown. Eight graduates elected not to take the bar.

Recent Rankings & Awards

  • #7 in Legal Writing (2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools)
  • #29 in Part-Time Programs (2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools)
  • 2020 Law Student of the Year: Alexandra Pruitt (National Jurist magazine)
  • 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 Best Law Schools for Intellectual Property (preLaw magazine)
  • 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 Best Law Schools for Practical Training (preLaw magazine)
  • 2020, 2018 Best Law Schools for African-American Students (preLaw magazine)
  • 2020, 2018 Best Law Schools for Asian Students (preLaw magazine)
  • 2020 Best Law Schools for Hispanic Students (preLaw magazine)
  • 2019, 2017 Most Diverse Law Schools in the Nation (preLaw magazine)
  • 2019, 2018, 2017 Best Law Schools for Alternative Dispute Resolution (preLaw magazine)
  • 2018, 2017 Best Law Schools for International Law (preLaw magazine)
  • 2018 Best Law Schools for Legal Technology (preLaw magazine)
  • 2018-2019 Fulbright Scholar Top Producer for Specialized Schools (U.S. Department of State)
  • 2017 Best Law Schools for Human Rights Law (preLaw magazine)
  • 2017 Most Influential People in Legal Education: #14 Dean Darby Dickerson (National Jurist magazine)
  • 2017 Law Students of the Year: Oluchi Ifebi (National Jurist magazine)