The University of Illinois at Chicago and the Chicago-Kent College of Law offer a six-year program that leads to the bachelorís degree from UIC and the Juris Doctor degree from Chicago-Kent. Chicago-Kent College of Law, located in Chicago, is the law school of the Illinois Institute of Technology. The second oldest law school in Illinois, Chicago-Kent has a history marked by innovation and excellence. Chicago-Kent is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and the Order of the Coif.
The Accelerated Degree Program is designed for students with a commitment to academic excellence who pursue a rigorous academic program including the completion of an LAS major and additional undergraduate work chosen in consultation with the pre-law adviser in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Students apply before the beginning of the junior year.
Admission to the program is highly competitive. Among other requirements, applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.25/4.00 and have completed 60 semester hours. Students interested in this program must consult with the LAS pre-law adviser during the sophomore year.