Law Schools in Chicago, Illinois

Chicago has a population of 2,896,016 and is located in Cook county.

The average in-state tuition for full time undergraduate students in law schools in Chicago during the 2009 - 2010 school year was $15,380.00. The average tuition was $16,992.00 for non-residents studying in Illinois.

The average cost of books and supplies for law schools in Chicago is $1,479.00. Students who live on campus while attending a law school in Chicago, can expect to pay an average of $9,011.00 for room and board. Students who live at home can expect average costs to be $3,869.00. Students have a choice of eight law colleges in Chicago to attend. Law programs in Chicago reportedly graduated 1,594 students in the 2008 - 2009 school year.

Law Schools in Chicago

University of Chicago

5801 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL, 60637

Programs Offered

  • PhD in Law (LLB JD)

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $38,550.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $38,550.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $11,697.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 921
  • Average aid received per student: $20,579.00

DePaul University

55 E Jackson
Chicago, IL, 60604

Programs Offered

  • PhD in Law (LLB JD)

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $26,765.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $26,765.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $10,617.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $10,617.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,994
  • Average aid received per student: $13,716.00

Illinois Institute of Technology

3300 S Federal St
Chicago, IL, 60616

Programs Offered

  • Masters in American / US Law / Legal Studies / Jurisprudence (LLM MCJ JSD / SJD)
  • PhD in Law (LLB JD)

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $28,512.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $28,512.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $9,704.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $4,500.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 515
  • Average aid received per student: $17,881.00

The John Marshall Law School

315 S Plymouth Ct
Chicago, IL, 60604

Programs Offered

  • Masters in American / US Law / Legal Studies / Jurisprudence (LLM MCJ JSD / SJD)
  • PhD in Law (LLB JD)

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): Not Available
  • Tuition (out-of-state): Not Available
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 0
  • Average aid received per student: $0.00

Kendall College

900 N. North Branch Ave
Chicago, IL, 60642

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $21,450.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $21,450.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $10,485.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): $10,485.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 142
  • Average aid received per student: $6,092.00

Loyola University Chicago

1032 W. Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL, 60660

Programs Offered

  • PhD in Law (LLB JD)

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $29,850.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $29,850.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): $10,885.00
  • Room & Board (off campus): Not Available

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 1,887
  • Average aid received per student: $13,834.00

Northwestern College

4829 North Lipps Avenue
Chicago, IL, 60630

Programs Offered

  • Associates in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $19,680.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $19,680.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $17,280.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 287
  • Average aid received per student: $2,896.00

Ellis University

111 N Canal St Ste 380
Chicago, IL, 60606

Programs Offered

  • Bachelors in Criminal Justice / Law Enforcement Administration

Costs

  • Tuition (in-state): $13,410.00
  • Tuition (out-of-state): $13,410.00
  • Room & Board (on compus): Not Available
  • Room & Board (off campus): $6,923.00

Financial Aid

  • Number of students receiving aid: 0
  • Average aid received per student: $0.00

Law Salary in Chicago

ProfessionAverage SalaryNumber Employed in City
Lawyers$143,450.0024,620
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators$96,510.00100
Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates$151,800.00690
Paralegals and Legal Assistants$56,470.006,600
Law Clerks$48,490.001,740
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers$56,470.00620
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers$63,740.00430
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives$95,390.003,960
Correctional Officers and Jailers$54,950.004,630
Detectives and Criminal Investigators$81,380.001,870
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers$73,390.0021,680

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