State Report: Illinois

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Graduates from the Class of 2013 Students
Starting
in 2013
Students Starting in 2015
LST
Employment Score
LST
Under-Employment Score
LST
Unknown Score
Total
Grads
Projected Debt
at Repayment
Monthly Payment10-Year Plan
Chicago-Kent College of Law70.9% Employed in IL 54.3% 20.9% 5% 282 286 $246,030 $2,833
DePaul University67.3% Employed in IL 45.4%* 35.9% 0.7% 284 276 $246,645 $2,840
Harvard University5% Employed in IL 86.9%* 5% 0.2% 578 568 $312,224 $3,605
Indiana University - Bloomington14.6% Employed in IL 62.8%* 15.9% 0.4% 226 205 $202,339 (Resident)
$273,507 (Non-Resident)
$2,324 (Resident)
$3,154 (Non-Resident)
John Marshall Law School - Chicago71.3% Employed in IL 48.9% 26.7% 2.7% 446 404 $274,798 $3,169
Loyola University Chicago67.8% Employed in IL 48.3% 28% 1% 286 213 $253,854 $2,925
Marquette University6.4% Employed in IL 51.5% 18.7% 3.8% 235 209 $228,483 $2,629
Michigan State University7% Employed in IL 36.9% 38.9% 2.3% 301 270 $194,779 $2,236
Northern Illinois University61.5% Employed in IL 50.4% 29.9% 0.9% 117 101 $153,920 (Resident)
$215,353 (Non-Resident)
$1,759 (Resident)
$2,476 (Non-Resident)
Northwestern University36.6% Employed in IL 79.2%* 8.8% 0% 284 229 $292,406 $3,374
Southern Illinois University54.3% Employed in IL 70.5% 17.1% 0.8% 129 133 $138,515 (Resident)
$237,683 (Non-Resident)
$1,580 (Resident)
$2,736 (Non-Resident)
St. Louis University11.3% Employed in IL 50.5% 26.9% 0% 301 145 $218,534 $2,513
University of Chicago28.8% Employed in IL 92.1%* 2.8% 0.5% 215 196 $302,201 $3,488
University of Dayton6.2% Employed in IL 57.5% 20.5% 1.4% 146 100 $190,934 $2,191
University of Illinois59.7% Employed in IL 72.3%* 18.2% 1.3% 231 170 $215,048 (Resident)
$243,521 (Non-Resident)
$2,472 (Resident)
$2,804 (Non-Resident)
University of Iowa11.1% Employed in IL 76.3%* 15.8% 0% 190 93 $143,969 (Resident)
$204,704 (Non-Resident)
$1,643 (Resident)
$2,351 (Non-Resident)
University of Michigan15.3% Employed in IL 82%* 13.5% 0.5% 399 315 $261,078 (Resident)
$271,727 (Non-Resident)
$3,009 (Resident)
$3,133 (Non-Resident)
University of Notre Dame15.8% Employed in IL 71.2%* 11.4% 0% 184 162 $269,869 $3,111
University of Wisconsin7.1% Employed in IL 57.1%* 21.4% 2% 252 186 $152,982 (Resident)
$217,868 (Non-Resident)
$1,748 (Resident)
$2,505 (Non-Resident)
Valparaiso University14.6% Employed in IL 38.4%* 45.1% 2.4% 164 208 $189,609 $2,175
Washington University in St Louis12.3% Employed in IL 67%* 19.3% 1% 300 189 $272,361 $3,140
Sorting alphabetically by school
Graduates from the Class of 2013
School FundedRate Law Firms Public ServiceScore Clerkships Salary ResponseScore
101+ Attorneys 26-100 Attorneys 2-25 Attorneys Federal State/Local
Chicago-Kent College of Law70.9% Employed in IL 0.4% 9.9% 8.5% 25.5% 8.5% 0.4% 1.8% 50.4%
DePaul University67.3% Employed in IL 1.1% 5.6% 3.5% 22.2% 10.6%* 1.1% 1.4% 46.5%
Harvard University5% Employed in IL 3.8% 54.5% 0.7% 0.9% 11.9%* 17% 3.8% 94.8%
Indiana University - Bloomington14.6% Employed in IL 4.4% 13.3% 8% 12.4% 17.7%* 3.1% 5.8% 43.8%
John Marshall Law School - Chicago71.3% Employed in IL 0.7% 3.8% 6.5% 31.4% 12.8% 0.4% 0.9% -
Loyola University Chicago67.8% Employed in IL 2.4% 12.2% 3.5% 22% 10.8% 1.7% 1% 47.6%
Marquette University6.4% Employed in IL 0% 6.8% 3% 33.2% 9.4% 0% 1.3% 48.9%
Michigan State University7% Employed in IL 15.3% 4.7% 4% 20.3% 10%* 0.3% 1.7% 31.9%
Northern Illinois University61.5% Employed in IL 1.7% 5.1% 1.7% 32.5% 15.4%* 0% 0% 50.4%
Northwestern University36.6% Employed in IL 4.2% 55.6% 3.9% 1.1% 8.1%* 7.7% 0.4% 87.3%
Southern Illinois University54.3% Employed in IL 0% 3.1% 9.3% 34.9% 18.6% 0.8% 2.3% 69.8%
St. Louis University11.3% Employed in IL 1.7% 10.3% 4% 21.9% 12% 0.3% 1.7% -
University of Chicago28.8% Employed in IL 7.4% 62.3% 1.9% 2.3% 11.6%* 10.2% 2.3% 94%
University of Dayton6.2% Employed in IL 0% 1.4% 2.7% 42.5% 16.4% 0% 0% 24.7%
University of Illinois59.7% Employed in IL 10.4% 24.7% 7.4% 15.6% 16.5%* 3.5% 1.7% 69.7%
University of Iowa11.1% Employed in IL 0.5% 14.2% 5.8% 22.1% 11.1%* 6.3% 11.1% 49.5%
University of Michigan15.3% Employed in IL 3.5% 49.4% 3.3% 4.3% 12.3%* 7.8% 4.3% 79.7%
University of Notre Dame15.8% Employed in IL 1.1% 28.3% 6% 14.7% 15.2%* 5.4% 3.3% -
University of Wisconsin7.1% Employed in IL 2% 11.1% 3.2% 17.1% 17.5%* 0.8% 4.8% 33.3%
Valparaiso University14.6% Employed in IL 1.8% 2.4% 1.8% 20.1% 12.2%* 0.6% 3% 21.3%
Washington University in St Louis12.3% Employed in IL 8% 29% 4.3% 13.7% 11.3%* 3.3% 2.3% -
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Students Starting in 2013 (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
Chicago-Kent College of Law70.9% Employed in IL 286 153 158 159 3.16 3.43 3.6 $20,000 (FT) / $10,349 (PT) 75.8%
DePaul University67.3% Employed in IL 276 151 154 156 3.02 3.29 3.53 $15,000 (FT) / $8,000 (PT) 80.9%
Harvard University5% Employed in IL 568 170 173 175 3.77 3.88 3.95 $18,760 (FT) 49.6%
Indiana University - Bloomington14.6% Employed in IL 205 154 162 164 3.39 3.8 3.9 $24,936 (FT) 90.9%
John Marshall Law School - Chicago71.3% Employed in IL 404 146 149 152 2.86 3.12 3.38 $10,000 (FT) / $5,781 (PT) 66.7%
Loyola University Chicago67.8% Employed in IL 213 155 158 160 3.14 3.4 3.58 $12,000 (FT) / $8,750 (PT) 87.2%
Marquette University6.4% Employed in IL 209 151 155 157 2.97 3.28 3.51 $8,000 (FT) / $4,000 (PT) 53%
Michigan State University7% Employed in IL 270 152 157 159 3.27 3.52 3.71 $27,033 (FT) / $4,129 (PT) 57.1%
Northern Illinois University61.5% Employed in IL 101 146 150 153 2.81 3.1 3.37 $7,812 (FT) / $1,000 (PT) 35.5%
Northwestern University36.6% Employed in IL 229 161 168 171 3.3 3.75 3.82 $20,000 (FT) 44.3%
Southern Illinois University54.3% Employed in IL 133 147 150 153 2.77 3.1 3.4 $5,500 (FT) 71.8%
St. Louis University11.3% Employed in IL 145 151 155 158 3.15 3.41 3.66 $17,000 (FT) / $5,000 (PT) 51.3%
University of Chicago28.8% Employed in IL 196 166 170 172 3.67 3.9 3.95 $15,000 (FT) 74%
University of Dayton6.2% Employed in IL 100 145 148 150 2.72 3.11 3.4 $10,000 (FT) 57.5%
University of Illinois59.7% Employed in IL 170 157 160 163 3.26 3.56 3.72 $18,550 (FT) 97.2%
University of Iowa11.1% Employed in IL 93 158 161 163 3.42 3.59 3.72 $23,453 (FT) 77.7%
University of Michigan15.3% Employed in IL 315 165 168 170 3.52 3.71 3.82 $15,000 (FT) 73%
University of Notre Dame15.8% Employed in IL 162 160 163 165 3.39 3.6 3.75 $18,000 (FT) 67.3%
University of Wisconsin7.1% Employed in IL 186 156 161 163 3.21 3.58 3.7 $10,000 (FT) / $8,000 (PT) 57.9%
Valparaiso University14.6% Employed in IL 208 141 143 148 2.75 3 3.33 $19,370 (FT) 39.9%
Washington University in St Louis12.3% Employed in IL 189 160 166 167 3.27 3.69 3.77 $26,000 (FT) 76.2%

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