ABA Required Disclosures (Standard 509)
This information about the JD programs at the University of Chicago Law School is provided in accordance with American Bar Association Standard 509.
The University of Chicago Law School's Standard 509 Information Report (formerly known as the ABA-LSAC Reports) for the current year is available here: http://www.law.uchicago.edu/files/file/std509inforeport_2013.pdf
JD admissions data is available at http://www.law.uchicago.edu/files/file/std509inforeport_2013.pdf.
Information on tuition, fees, and living costs, as well as information on the University of Chicago Bursar’s Office policy on refunds, is available at http://www.law.uchicago.edu/students/budget.
Information on financial aid is available at http://www.law.uchicago.edu/prospective/financialaid/howtofund.
Conditional Scholarships: The University of Chicago Law School does not award scholarships that are conditional on law school academic performance; therefore, we do not post an ABA "conditional scholarship retention worksheet." Under ABA Interpretation 509-4: "A conditional scholarship is any financial aid award, the retention of which is dependent upon the student maintaining a minimum grade point average or class standing, other than that ordinarily required to remain in good academic standing."
Information on enrollment data and attrition/graduation rates is available at http://www.law.uchicago.edu/files/file/std509inforeport_2013.pdf.
Data about the number of full-time and part-time faculty and administrators is available at http://www.law.uchicago.edu/files/file/std509inforeport_2013.pdf. For more information about our faculty, visit the Faculty section of our website.
The Law School’s curricular offerings are available at http://www.law.uchicago.edu/courses.
The Law School’s academic calendar is available at http://www.law.uchicago.edu/students/academiccalendar/12-13
The Law School’s academic requirements are available at http://www.law.uchicago.edu/students/registrar/degreerequirements.
Information about library resources is available at http://www.law.uchicago.edu/files/file/std509inforeport_2013.pdf.
Information about the Law School’s facilities is available at http://www.law.uchicago.edu/files/file/std509inforeport_2013.pdf.and http://www.law.uchicago.edu/school/architecture.
Data about employment outcomes is available at http://www.law.uchicago.edu/prospective/employmentdata.
Bar passage data is available at http://www.law.uchicago.edu/files/file/std509inforeport_2013.pdf.
All transfer students will be given credit for 40 credit hours and three quarters of residence, which is equal to what University of Chicago law students complete in their first year. Transfer students are eligible for graduation with honors based upon academic performance in the second and third years of law school at Chicago. For more information about transfer credit, visit http://www.law.uchicago.edu/prospectives/transfer. The Law School has no articulation agreements.
The Law School lists its accreditation and memberships at http://www.law.uchicago.edu/school/accreditations.