Vault's Rating 5 out of 5


  • One of the best loan forgiveness programs in the country
  • Interview process offers opportunities to admit a multi-faceted student body
  • Brilliant professors and engaging classrooms
  • Affordable Housing


  • Highly selective
  • Confusing grading system
  • Too much reliance on legal theory
  • Lack of racial and ethnic diversity

The Bottom Line

  • With its loan forgiveness program, The University of Chicago Law School is a dream come true for those entering a public interest career. In addition, its interview process presents new opportunities for applicants. Brilliant professors and engaging dialogue prepare students for the rigors of a legal profession. And nothing beats the location or its affordable housing.

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