36 months
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1622 USD/credit 12976 USD/year
1622 USD/credit 12976 USD/year
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About

The Law program from DePaul University gives students an opportunity to intensively develop knowledge and practice skills in a specific area of law, earning two degrees in only three years of study.

Overview

Students in the Law program from DePaul University may simultaneously earn a JD and an LLM, an internationally recognized postgraduate law degree, in one of four areas of concentration: Health Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Law or Taxation. DePaul is one of only a few law schools in the nation to offer this accelerated joint degree option.

The Program

  • The JD/LLM program is designed to provide students with advanced training through a personalized educational experience. Students learn directly from and connect with faculty experts in their area of study and are exposed to numerous networking opportunities with alumni and practitioners in the field. 
  • Students also benefit from the programs overall flexibility, including customized course schedules and the option to enroll at any time during the JD program. Students may choose to complete a masters thesis or enroll in an intensive writing course to tailor their experience.

Programme Structure

Students in the program may simultaneously earn a JD and an LLM, an internationally recognized postgraduate law degree, in one of four areas of concentration: 

  • Health Law, 
  • Intellectual Property Law, 
  • International Law 
  • Taxation.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • Application fee: A $40 nonrefundable application processing fee is required. If submitting your application electronically, you may pay online through LSAC. If mailing in your application, you may submit a check payable to Office of Law Graduate Admissions.
  • Personal statement: A personal statement is required and must accompany your application for admission.
  • Resume: A current resume is required, should not exceed two pages and must accompany the application.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Official law school transcript

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12976 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1622 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    12976 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1622 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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