Detroit Mercy Law

Rank 139 (USNWR 2022)
Median LSAT
Median GPA
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Also known as

  • Detroit Mercy Law
  • University of Detroit Mercy

Detroit Mercy Law is a law school located in Detroit, Michigan. The school was ranked 139 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Detroit Mercy Law is approximately 223.

Admissions website: https://law.udmercy.edu/admissions/

Admissions email: udmlawao@udmercy.edu

Admissions phone: 313.596.0264

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Detroit Mercy Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 150 154 158
GPA 3.09 3.32 3.55
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 1028 32
# Admissions offers 541 -
Class size 223 66
% Accepted 52.6% 26
% Yield 41.0% 85

During the 2022 application cycle, 1,028 people applied and 541 were offered admission.

University of Detroit Mercy has a 1L class size of 223, and yield of 41.04%. 222 out of 541 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 41.04% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Detroit Mercy has a median LSAT of 154. The 25th percentile LSAT is 150 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 158.

The median GPA is 3.32. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.09 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.55.

Detroit Mercy Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 17 applicants for the 2021-2022 application cycle.

The graphs show applicant results plotted against GPA and LSAT. The dotted lines on the graphs represent the 25/50/75th percentiles reported by the school in their ABA 509 report from the previous year.

Each data point represents an LSD user that shared their application results for the benefit of future applicants.

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25th, 50th, 75th refer to percentiles from last year's admitted class

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Cost of attending Detroit Mercy Law

In 2022, tuition was $0 and the annual cost of attending was $24,986 (tuition plus living expenses).

Cost of Attendance (CoA) is the estimated total amount you will have to spend every year to go to school. Unlike tuition, CoA includes expenses like rent, food, and insurance.

Detroit Mercy Law employment outcomes

JD graduates from University of Detroit Mercy make $65,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $58,000.

75.4% of law graduates from University of Detroit Mercy go directly to work for law firms, while 2.9% clerk for a judge. 4.0% of graduates go into public interest.

77.1% of University of Detroit Mercy graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Detroit Mercy Law

At University of Detroit Mercy School of Law we have been preparing students to become excellent, ethical, engaged lawyers since 1912. Located in the heart of downtown Detroit, students have easy access to the courts, government offices, and law firms. We offer a comprehensive education designed to provide students with the skills they need to excel in the practice of law. Students are supported by an accessible and committed faculty; a close-knit, diverse, and active student body; and an engaged alumni network.

Inspired by our Jesuit-Mercy tradition, Detroit Mercy Law is a community of scholars, lawyers, law students, and individuals committed to intellectual rigor and public service. With social justice at the core of our mission, Detroit Mercy Law is dedicated to making a positive difference in the legal community, in legal education, in Detroit, and in the world. From volunteer work at the neighboring Pope Francis Warming Center to legal aid work in the Detroit Mercy Law George J. Asher Law Clinic Center, students have the opportunity to connect with those in need on a personal level.

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