Detroit Mercy Law

Rank 136 (USNWR 2024)
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 136 in 2024 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Detroit Mercy Law is approximately 210.

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

Admissions email: udmlawao@udmercy.edu

Admissions phone: 313.596.0264

Can I get into Detroit Mercy Law with aGPA andLSAT?

Detroit Mercy Law Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 150 154 157
GPA 3.08 3.39 3.61
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 955 32
# Admissions offers 536 -
Class size 210 68
% Accepted 56.1% 20
% Yield 39.0% 86

During the 2024 application cycle, 955 people applied and 536 were offered admission.

University of Detroit Mercy has a 1L class size of 210, and yield of 38.99%. 209 out of 536 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 38.99% 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 and the 75th percentile LSAT is .

The median GPA is 3.46. The 25th percentile GPA is and the 75th percentile GPA is .

Detroit Mercy Law LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 32 applicants for the 2022-2023 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

How much does Detroit Mercy Law cost per year?

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Cost of attending Detroit Mercy Law

In 2024, tuition was $0 and the annual cost of attending was $26,225 (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

70.6% 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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Yes, accepted
anyone doing dual from here
I am trying to get into the dual program
how long did they take to send the acceptance letter?
for those who were accepted, when did you apply?
WTF why are they taking so long to respond??
hi, I applied in December, have not heard back yet, if you heard back, when and what was your lsat score
I haven’t applied yet, still waiting to take my LSAT tomorrow. What do you guys think my chances are? I would love to attend fall of 24 rather than deferring another cycle
If you have a 3.7 GPA and you get a 155+ on the LSAT I would apply to wayne state.. Screw mercy
Mercy is ranked 141 where as Wayne State is like 55 or something.
Same price as well
How long do they take to get back to you?
I heard back within two weeks. Applied 2/01, decision 2/09. 157 LSAT 3.7 GPA.
Anyone know how they are with negotiating scholarships
went up 5 spots in rank!
Anyone get accepted off the waitlist?
^ wondering the same
not yet, still waiting
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