University of Chicago Law

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Location

5801 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
United States of America

Contacts

Website: http://www.law.uchicago.edu/
Phone: 773-702-9494
Admissions e-mail: admissions@law.uchicago.edu

Program Information

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.)
    • 3 years

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Admission statistics

  • Approximate Number of applications: 5000
  • Average Class Size: 185-195 students
  • Entering Class of 2013 statistics:
    • 196 students
    • LSAT medium: 170
    • LSAT range: 154-180
    • GPA medium (4.33 scale): 3.90
    • GPA range (4.33 scale): 3.04-4.10
    • Average age: 24

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Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: Bachelor's degree
  • Required Courses
    • None

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GPA

  • Minimum GPA: None
  • GPA Median 2016: 3.90 (4.33 scale)
  • GPA Range 2016: 3.04-4.10 (4.33 scale)

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LSAT

  • There is no minimum required score
  • Median LSAT score 2016: 170
  • Range LSAT score 2016: 154-180
  • LSAT must have been written within 5 years of application deadline
  • Most importance is placed on highest LSAT score if there are multiple scores, however all will be placed into consideration.

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Supporting Documents

  • LCAS Flexible Application
  • Personal Statement
  • Official transcripts from universities attended
  • Resume
  • Two Letters of Reference
    • Submitted using the CAS letters of recommendation service
    • At least 1 must be an academic letter (professor, teacher, etc)
    • May submit up to four letters of recommendation
  • LSAT Score
  • USD$ 85 Application fee

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Interview

  • Applicable to a few applicants after application is submitted
  • Interview invitation will be sent out by email from the Admission Committee after the application has received an initial review.
  • The applicant must respond within 7 days to schedule an interview, OR the application will be assessed without the interview.
  • Interviews are conducted by members of the Admissions Committee.
  • Interviews are held via Skype and last about 20 minutes

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Timeline 2017-2018

  • August 15, 2017: Applications open
  • December 1, 2017: Deadline for Early Decision program
  • Late December 2017: Decisions made for Early Decision program
  • January - March 2018: Rolling basis acceptances for Regular Applicants
  • March 1, 2018: Application deadline for Regular Decision applicants
  • Mid-April 2018: Admitted Students Weekend
  • Late September 2018: Classes begin

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Tuition 2017-2018

  • First year tuition: USD$ 61,626
  • Total first year costs: USD$ 93,057

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