State Report: Illinois

Note A school is highlighted blue if IL is its most popular destination.
Sorting alphabetically by school
Graduates from the Class of 2015 Students
Starting
in 2015
Students Starting in 2016
LST
Employment Score
LST
Under-Employment Score
LST
Unknown Score
Total
Grads
Projected Debt
at Repayment
Monthly Payment10-Year Plan
Case Western Reserve University5.6% Employed in IL 59% 20.1% 0.7% 144 122 $265,447 $2,954
Chicago-Kent College of Law73.6% Employed in IL 51.6% 24.2% 0.4% 277 238 $249,533 $2,775
DePaul University69.6% Employed in IL 54.5% 28.4% 0% 257 241 $247,011 $2,746
Indiana University - Bloomington12.6% Employed in IL 63.6% 16.7% 1.5% 198 153 $190,581 (Resident)
$263,651 (Non-Resident)
$2,111 (Resident)
$2,933 (Non-Resident)
John Marshall Law School - Chicago68.8% Employed in IL 49.1% 26.2% 3.1% 381 334 $271,840 $3,026
Loyola University Chicago70.5% Employed in IL 51.3%* 29.5% 0% 261 206 $246,654 $2,742
Marquette University7% Employed in IL 59.8% 16.2% 2.6% 229 178 $229,495 $2,549
Northern Illinois University74.3% Employed in IL 58.4%* 17.8% 3% 101 85 $150,446 (Resident)
$210,880 (Non-Resident)
$1,659 (Resident)
$2,339 (Non-Resident)
Northwestern University36.8% Employed in IL 84%* 5.2% 0% 288 213 $294,038 $3,276
Southern Illinois University48.5% Employed in IL 56.6% 29.3% 1% 99 121 $136,474 (Resident)
$215,419 (Non-Resident)
$1,502 (Resident)
$2,391 (Non-Resident)
St. Louis University12.9% Employed in IL 58.4% 18.3% 0% 202 170 $219,358 $2,435
University of Chicago34.7% Employed in IL 93.9%* 3.1% 0% 196 183 $312,534 $3,484
University of Illinois2.8% Employed in IL 70.7%* 15.5% 0.6% 181 162 $210,745 (Resident)
$238,820 (Non-Resident)
$2,338 (Resident)
$2,654 (Non-Resident)
University of Iowa8.9% Employed in IL 76.7% 12.3% 0% 146 141 $140,412 (Resident)
$200,440 (Non-Resident)
$1,546 (Resident)
$2,222 (Non-Resident)
University of Notre Dame24% Employed in IL 76%* 15.1% 1.1% 179 200 $272,910 $3,038
University of Wisconsin6.4% Employed in IL 62.6% 14.6% 0.9% 219 186 $145,162 (Resident)
$210,287 (Non-Resident)
$1,600 (Resident)
$2,333 (Non-Resident)
Valparaiso University19.8% Employed in IL 38.2% 37.4% 3.1% 131 130 $194,477 $2,155
Sorting alphabetically by school
Graduates from the Class of 2015
School FundedRate Law Firms Public ServiceScore Clerkships Salary ResponseScore
101+ Attorneys 26-100 Attorneys 2-25 Attorneys Federal State/Local
Case Western Reserve University5.6% Employed in IL 4.9% 13.2% 7.6% 16.7% 12.5% 1.4% 1.4% -
Chicago-Kent College of Law73.6% Employed in IL 0% 11.9% 3.6% 18.4% 11.2% 0% 0.7% -
DePaul University69.6% Employed in IL 0% 6.2% 1.9% 33.1% 14.4% 0% 0.4% -
Indiana University - Bloomington12.6% Employed in IL 2% 15.7% 4% 17.7% 15.7% 3% 5.1% -
John Marshall Law School - Chicago68.8% Employed in IL 0% 6% 6% 26.5% 10.2% 1.3% 2.4% -
Loyola University Chicago70.5% Employed in IL 0.8% 13% 6.5% 19.2% 10%* 0.4% 2.3% -
Marquette University7% Employed in IL 0% 7.9% 4.4% 29.7% 14.4% 1.3% 1.7% -
Northern Illinois University74.3% Employed in IL 1% 3% 5% 29.7% 25.7%* 1% 2% -
Northwestern University36.8% Employed in IL 4.5% 62.2% 1.4% 3.8% 6.6%* 7.3% 1.7% -
Southern Illinois University48.5% Employed in IL 1% 4% 3% 29.3% 16.2% 0% 2% -
St. Louis University12.9% Employed in IL 0% 15.8% 4% 19.8% 15.8% 0% 3.5% -
University of Chicago34.7% Employed in IL 5.6% 67.9% 0% 0.5% 6.1%* 14.8% 3.1% -
University of Illinois2.8% Employed in IL 6.6% 24.9% 7.2% 13.3% 14.9%* 3.9% 1.7% -
University of Iowa8.9% Employed in IL 0% 13% 4.8% 21.9% 13.7% 8.2% 12.3% -
University of Notre Dame24% Employed in IL 2.2% 32.4% 6.1% 8.9% 17.9%* 7.8% 3.4% -
University of Wisconsin6.4% Employed in IL 0% 13.2% 5.5% 15.5% 27.9% 0.9% 2.7% -
Valparaiso University19.8% Employed in IL 0% 1.5% 0% 31.3% 9.9% 0.8% 1.5% -
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Students Starting in 2015 (FT and PT) 2013-2014 Academic Year (All Students Enrolled)
1L
Enr.
LSAT Scores Undergrad GPA Cost Discounts
25th 50th 75th 25th 50th 75th Median Discount % Receiving Discount
Case Western Reserve University5.6% Employed in IL 122 156 159 162 3.12 3.44 3.66 $27,000 (FT) 79.6%
Chicago-Kent College of Law73.6% Employed in IL 238 152 156 158 3.09 3.36 3.58 $20,000 (FT) / $10,349 (PT) 75.8%
DePaul University69.6% Employed in IL 241 149 152 154 3.07 3.34 3.49 $15,000 (FT) / $8,000 (PT) 80.9%
Indiana University - Bloomington12.6% Employed in IL 153 155 161 162 3.31 3.76 3.87 $24,936 (FT) 90.9%
John Marshall Law School - Chicago68.8% Employed in IL 334 145 147 151 2.75 3.08 3.36 $10,000 (FT) / $5,781 (PT) 66.7%
Loyola University Chicago70.5% Employed in IL 206 155 158 160 3.07 3.34 3.55 $12,000 (FT) / $8,750 (PT) 87.2%
Marquette University7% Employed in IL 178 150 152 155 2.89 3.19 3.42 $8,000 (FT) / $4,000 (PT) 53%
Northern Illinois University74.3% Employed in IL 85 145 148 150 2.77 3.05 3.34 $7,812 (FT) / $1,000 (PT) 35.5%
Northwestern University36.8% Employed in IL 213 163 168 169 3.56 3.77 3.85 $20,000 (FT) 44.3%
Southern Illinois University48.5% Employed in IL 121 145 149 152 2.66 2.96 3.32 $5,500 (FT) 71.8%
St. Louis University12.9% Employed in IL 170 152 155 158 3.17 3.44 3.66 $17,000 (FT) / $5,000 (PT) 51.3%
University of Chicago34.7% Employed in IL 183 166 170 172 3.69 3.9 3.97 $15,000 (FT) 74%
University of Illinois2.8% Employed in IL 162 158 161 163 3.26 3.51 3.68 $18,550 (FT) 97.2%
University of Iowa8.9% Employed in IL 141 156 161 162 3.44 3.61 3.79 $23,453 (FT) 77.7%
University of Notre Dame24% Employed in IL 200 161 164 165 3.47 3.66 3.79 $18,000 (FT) 67.3%
University of Wisconsin6.4% Employed in IL 186 155 161 162 3.27 3.54 3.76 $10,000 (FT) / $8,000 (PT) 57.9%
Valparaiso University19.8% Employed in IL 130 142 145 148 2.64 2.93 3.27 $19,370 (FT) 39.9%

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