Why NIU Law?
We have an outstanding and highly educated faculty who value individualized attention, facilitate student comprehension and preparation for the practice of law, and cultivate a strong sense of community.
Recognized as a "Best Value Law School" by National Jurist for the past four years, NIU Law offers an unbeatable combination of high quality education, excellent outcomes, and affordable costs.
Employment and Bar Passage
NIU Law has proven success on the Illinois bar exam and consistently strong employment statistics for each graduating class, while providing vital resources for your career placement and long-term job satisfaction.
Proximity to Chicago
Located in a vibrant university community just over an hour from Chicago, NIU Law provides the benefits of a large university campus and also access to the Chicago metropolitan area, home to over 10 million residents and one of the nation’s most dynamic legal communities.
NIU Law in the News
- Interim Assistant Dean Yolanda King co-authors article on Diversifying Intellectual Property Law
- Alumna Karla Altmayer ('12) published in Chicago Sun Times op-ed piece on #metoo movement
- Professor David Rosenfeld cited in The Wall Street Journal and Washington Post
- Alex Yorko (2L) published in Jan issue of DuPage County Bar Association Brief