ABA Standard 509 Consumer Information

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b1 - Admissions Data

Admissions data can be found as part of the NIU College of Law ABA Standard 509 Report (PDF).

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b2 - Tuition, Fees, Living Costs, and Financial Aid

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b3 - Conditional Scholarship Retention Data

The school does not award scholarships that may be reduced or eliminated based on law school academic performance other than failure to maintain good academic standing. Therefore, the school does not complete a "conditional scholarship retention chart."

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b4 - Enrollment Data and Attrition/Graduation Rates

Enrollment data and attrition/graduation rates can be found as part of the NIU College of Law ABA Standard 509 Report (PDF).

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b5 - Number of Full-time and Part-time Faculty, Professional Librarians and Administrators

The number of full-time and part-time faculty, professional librarians and administrators for the NIU College of Law can be found as part of the NIU College of Law ABA Standard 509 Report (PDF).

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b6 - Class Sizes and Seminar, Clinical and Co-Curricular Offerings

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b7 - Employment Outcomes 

* These documents are prepared by the National Association for Law Placement. Please note that disclosure of an individual's salary is voluntary and many graduates choose, for privacy reasons, to decline to participate in that part of the survey. In order to avoid inadvertent disclosure of individualized information, a minimum of five salaries is required for salary analysis in a category. Categories with less than five salaries reported are indicated with an asterisk. Categories that do not include any graduates are not shown.

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b8 - Bar Passage Data

Bar passage data can be found in the NIU College of Law's ABA bar passage report (PDF).

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c1 - Refund Policies

Information about refund policies can be found on the Office of the Bursar's page describing when and how refunds are issued.

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c2 - Curricular Offerings, Academic Calendar, and Academic Requirements

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c3 - Transfer of Credit Policies

Transfer of Credit Policies can be found on the Transfer of Credit page and in the Student Handbook (PDF).

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