Northern Kentucky University - Salmon P. Chase College of Law

Northern Kentucky University - Salmon P. Chase College of Law

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Basic Information
Type: 
Public
Enrollment: 
441

Northern Kentucky University – Salmon P. Chase College of Law is across the river from Cincinnati, in Highland Heights, Ky. It was founded in 1893 as a part-time program in Cincinnati, and still offers both a day and evening part-time option. It added a full-time J.D. program when it merged with Northern Kentucky University in 1971.

The school has long specialized in experiential training and producing lawyers who are practice-ready. In recent years, it has focused on technology law, and is ranked No. 27 in the nation for that growing specialty. It is also the top ranked school in the region for business law, earning an A. 

Northern Kentucky University caters to the needs of locals with the lowest tuition in the region for residents: $19,370. 

Admission Profile
Application Fee: 

$40

 LSATGPA
75th Percentile1513.49
Median1493.29
25th Percentile1452.96
Financial Profile
 ResidentNon-Resident
Tuition$19,370$31,330
Tuition Part-time$15,994$25,652
Living Expenses
Median grant$12662
Percent receiving grants48.00%
Estimated net tuition
Employment & Bar Exam Profile
 Rate
Post-grad employment 87.60%
NJ Employment69.67
Bar Passage56.09%
State72.73%
Academic Profile
Best Law Schools 2018: Best Value: 
B+
Concentrations: 
Employment and Labor Law
Tax Law
Website: 
http://chaselaw.nku.edu/