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Legal Professions at Loyola University Chicago

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Legal Professions at Loyola University Chicago

What traits are you looking for in a legal professions school? To help you decide if Loyola University Chicago is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's legal professions program.

Loyola Chicago is located in Chicago, Illinois and has a total student population of 16,893. Of the 3,353 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Loyola University Chicago in 2021, 2 of them were legal professions majors.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Legal Professions section at the bottom of this page.

  • Basic Certificate in Legal Professions (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Professions
  • Master’s Degree in Legal Professions
  • Doctorate Degree in Legal Professions

Online Classes Are Available at Loyola Chicago

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Loyola Chicago does offer online education options in legal professions for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

The following rankings from College Factual show how the legal professions progam at Loyola Chicago compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The legal professions major at Loyola Chicago is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Legal Professions. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Legal Professions Graduate Certificate Schools 8
Most Popular Legal Professions Doctor’s Degree Schools 40
Best Value Legal Professions Bachelor’s Degree Schools 74
Most Focused Legal Professions Schools 76

In 2021, 135 students received their master’s degree in legal professions from Loyola Chicago. This makes it the #11 most popular school for legal professions master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 233 students who received their doctoral degrees in legal professions, making the school the #40 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the legal professions majors at Loyola University Chicago.

50% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 2 legal professions students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from Loyola Chicago, about 50% were men and 50% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 17% more racial-ethnic minorities in its legal professions bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a bachelor's in legal professions.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 1
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

76% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 135 students earned a master's degree in legal professions from Loyola Chicago. About 76% of these graduates were women and the other 24% were men.


In the legal professions master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 39% of degree recipients. That is 5% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a master's in legal professions.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 10
Black or African American 25
Hispanic or Latino 14
White 66
International Students 15
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Loyola Chicago also has a doctoral program available in legal professions. In 2021, 233 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Legal Professions majors may want to concentrate their studies in one of these areas. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from Loyola University Chicago. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Legal Research 252
Law 233
Legal Professions (Other) 42
Legal Support Services 2

A degree in legal professions can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for IL, the home state for Loyola University Chicago.

Occupation Jobs in IL Average Salary in IL
Lawyers 31,260 $152,980
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 13,540 $57,180
Legal Secretaries 7,880 $51,140
Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers 1,070 $47,670


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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