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Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Admissions Profile

Admission rate %:
85%
Number students applying:
1,481
Number students accepted:
1,265
First-year attrition rate:
14%

LSAT Scores 2014

75th percentile:
150
Median:
145
25th percentile:
141

GPA 2014

75th percentile:
3.28
Median:
2.9
25th percentile:
2.53

Financial Profile

Tuition and Fees Full-time Part-time
Resident $44,990 $27,940
Non-resident $44,990 $27,940
Living Expenses Full-time
On Campus 0
Off Campus $17,584                 

Education Life Profile

School Population

Total number students enrolled:
1,742
Number students enrolled full-time:
303
Number students enrolled part-time:
1,439
Number of first-year students:
625

Gender Diversity

% Women faculty:
39%
% Women students:
54%

Ethnic / Racial / Global Diversity

% Minority faculty:
13%
% Minority students:
34%
% International students:
6%

Academic Profile

Student Opportunities

Number of law journals:
2
Names of law journals:
Journal of Practical and Clinical Law, Thomas M. Cooley Law Review
% of students involved in law journals:
25%
Number of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
Names of faculty-supervised clinical courses:
% of students in faculty-supervised clinical courses:
22%
% of students in field placements:
46%
% of students in simulation courses:
156%

Curriculum Strengths

Corporate/M&A/Transactions,
Environmental Law,
Media-Entertainment/Intellectual Property,
International Law,
Trial Skills and Litigation

Graduate Employment Profile

National Employment Rate Percent Number of
Graduates
National Employment Rate 2014 30% 261
National Employment Rate 2013 27% 308
State Employment Rate 2014 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer MI 53% 302
State 2nd Largest Employer NY 5% 27
State 3rd Largest Employer FL 4% 21
State Employment Rate 2013 State Percent Number of
Graduates
State 1st Largest Employer MI 47% 339
State 2nd Largest Employer NY 4.6% 33
State 3rd Largest Employer IL 4.3% 31

Employment by Job Categories

Law Firm Solo
6.4%
Law Firm 2-10
26.3%
Law Firm 11-25
3.1%
Law Firm 26-50
2.2%
Law Firm 51-100
2%
Law Firm 101-250
0.6%
Law Firm 251-500
0.4%
Law Firm 501+
0.1%
Law Firm Unknown Size
0
Business & Industry
21.6%
Government
8.3%
Public Interest / Service
2.9%
Clerkships Federal
0.3%
Clerkships State / Local
3.2%
Education / Academia
1.1%
Other
0

First-Time Bar Pass Rates

Bar Exam Eligibility:
Most Current
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 MI 58% 69%
State 2 NY 48% 85%
State 3 IL 41% 88%
One Year Prior
Reported Data
State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 MI 60% 64%
State 2 NY 40% 82%
State 3 IL 55% 87%
Two Years Prior State Average
School %
Average
State %
State 1 MI 84% 82%
State 2 NY 61% 85%
State 3 IL 66% 89%

Type of School

Accreditation Status:
ABA Accredited
Public / Private:
Private
Part-time:
Yes
Affiliation:
Feeder School 1:
Feeder School 2:
Feeder School 3:

Student Bar Association

Contact Phone:

Link to Lawdragon Survey

Link to Survey:

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School Information

300 S. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48901
Region:
Great Lakes
Main Phone:
248-751-7800
Admissions Phone:
517-371-5140
School Website:

Administration

Dean of School:
Don
LeDuc
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
Kalamazoo College
Law Degree:
JD
School:
Wayne State University
Graduate Degree:
School:
Director of Admissions:
Paul
Zelenski
Undergraduate:
BA
School:
State University of New York at Geneseo
Law Degree:
School:
Graduate Degree:
PhD
School:
Michigan State University

Reputation Profile

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