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NIU College of Law Listed by National Jurist
Among Schools with Most Improved Employment Rate

June 2, 2015

DeKalb, Ill.--Northern Illinois University College of Law was listed by National Jurist magazine as one of only 38 law schools in the nation experiencing double-digit improvements in graduate employment rates in 2014.  

With a 12.2% increase over 2013 employment rates, NIU Law was recognized as being well above the average improvement rate of 6% across all law schools, according to figures released recently by the American Bar Association.  

Interim NIU Law Dean Mark Cordes said, "We are very proud of the efforts of our career success office, our faculty and administrators, and our great alumni as they continue to deliver on our commitment to helping graduates find meaningful employment - matching our graduates’ career interests with their newly-honed legal training."


For more information, contact:
Melody Mitchell
Alumni Events & Public Relations
(815) 753-9655 or

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