24 months
1622 USD/credit 58392 USD/year
1622 USD/credit 58392 USD/year
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Offered jointly with DePaul's Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, the JD/MBA recognizes the growing complexity of business organizations and the increasing interaction of management and the law. The Law program from DePaul University integrates several functional areas of law and business and emphasizes the contributions each makes to the development of administrative competence.


With more than 60 years of experience in educating working professionals, the DePaul MBA program is accredited by AACSB International--the premier accreditation body for business schools--and is respected throughout Chicago, the United States and the world. 

The Program

  • Because the business world demands more cross-functional knowledge than ever, the program offers students a well-rounded curriculum of business administration with 30 concentrations in the area of their choice. The Law program from DePaul University also allows students to pursue multiple concentrations, providing them with an individualized and customized MBA experience.

Programme Structure

  • Traditional MBA students must complete 72 credit hours to receive the degree. 
  • However, under the joint degree program, they are required to complete a minimum of 56 credit hours. 
  • The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business will accept up to 16 credit hours for work completed in the College of Law.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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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

    58392 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1622 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    58392 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1622 USD per credit during 24 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.


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