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Dual Admission – Law (B.S./J.D.)

Every year, more than 50,000 students nationwide plan to attend law school, but only a small percentage of those students conscientiously select an undergraduate course of study that will help them in law school and beyond.

An undergraduate degree from a technological university such as IIT can be advantageous for a future lawyer. IIT is one of only a few institutes of technology with a law school, and the only one to offer top high school students the opportunity to apply for undergraduate and law school admission simultaneously.

A student accepted into the Dual Admission - Law (B.S./J.D.) program is guaranteed admission to IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law if the student meets these criteria:

The Pre-Law undergraduate studies focus on exploring law through such courses as Contemporary Constitutional Issues, Philosophy of Free Speech, and Law in American Society.

This is a 3+3 program (1 more year if the student is in an engineering major) and students must complete their undergraduate studies in 3 years to remain eligible for the program.

Supplemental application and materials are required for this program.

Supplemental Application | Application Deadlines


  • Minimum of 3.5/4.0 GPA
  • Minimum 29 ACT composite or 1280 SAT composite
  • Be in the top 25% of their graduating class
  • Take the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) by February of the third undergraduate year at IIT and achieve an LSAT score at or exceeding the median score for the Chicago-Kent entering class
  • Submit a completed application to Chicago-Kent by April 15 of the third undergraduate year
  • Maintain a record consistent with the requirements of the bar examining program.


Please contact the people below for additional information.

Margaret Power, Honors Law Advisor

Shari Meggs, Dual Programs Coordinator
Admission Counselor

IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law

Application Deadline

February 1