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Michigan Law School

Rank 10 (USNWR 2023)
171
Median LSAT
3.83
Median GPA
13.5%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Michigan Law School
  • University of Michigan
  • MICHIGAN, UNIVERSITY OF
  • UMich UM

Michigan Law School is a law school located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The school was ranked 10 in 2023 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Michigan Law School is approximately 334.

Admissions website: https://michigan.law.umich.edu/admissions

Admissions email: law.grad.admissions@umich.edu

Can I get into Michigan Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

Michigan Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 166 171 172
GPA 3.59 3.83 3.92
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 6253 95
# Admissions offers 845 -
Class size 334 91
% Accepted 13.5% 95
% Yield 36.3% 76

During the 2023 application cycle, 6,253 people applied and 845 were offered admission.

University of Michigan has a 1L class size of 334, and yield of 36.33%. 307 out of 845 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 36.33% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at University of Michigan has a median LSAT of 171. The 25th percentile LSAT is 166 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 172.

The median GPA is 3.83. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.59 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.92.

Michigan Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2022-2023

LSD has stats for 1,888 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.

Click on a data point to see that user's profile.

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

How much does Michigan Law School cost per year?

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Cost of attending Michigan Law School

In 2023, tuition was $69,808 and the annual cost of attending was $92,628 (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.

Michigan Law School employment outcomes

97.2% of University of Michigan graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Michigan Law School

The University of Michigan Law School, one of the oldest and most renowned institutions for legal study and research in the United States, has welcomed graduate students from around the world since before 1900. At Michigan Law, graduate students develop meaningful and lasting connections due to the small size of the cohort, supportive faculty mentorship, and thoughtful integration into the Law School community. Michigan Law alumni hold prestigious positions in the public, private, and academic sectors in more than 80 countries.

The Law School is situated in the heart of the University of Michigan, one of the world’s leading public research institutions. Upon arriving at Michigan Law, students join a massive yet intimate University community of more than 45,000 graduate and undergraduate students from every continent (except Antartica). Additionally, the Law School’s location in Ann Arbor is the ideal setting for graduate students. With restaurants, cafes, shops, theaters, bars, athletic venues, and parks within walking distance of the Law School, Ann Arbor provides a vibrant environment for learning and living.

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Again, last time I swear!
always scary seeing ppl who applied long after me hear back lol
i have been ghosted methinks
ClassyPleasantHeron
8:21
Probably not Swayze yet. Has it been 10-12 weeks already?
Sent app in on 12/20, last status change 1/10
so perhaps they're holding me over to see how things shape up, or maybe will get caught in one of the upcoming R/WL waves
FingersCrossedAllTheTime
16:28
big wave of WL's today and no news for me... not sure how to interpret that! App complete 12/11, last status change 1/05. Might be ghosted like Nondescript!
ThickYellowPickle
16:50
the status checkers down :(
RebelMelodicLion
17:14
got the WL today, does michigan typically have any movement?
is there a wave today ?
TheBeefGuy
11:12
what does it typically mean when people who applied after you got a decision but you are still waiting? Is it that they cant decide or is it a likely R
ClassyPleasantHeron
11:30
@TheBeefGuy: You might find U-M's "Chill Lemur" post helpful. https://michigan.law.umich.edu/admissions-a2z-blog/chill-lemur-speaks
ClassyPleasantHeron
11:33
Basically, it looks like it just means they couldn't agree on a decision for your application yet.
Is the status checker for Mich reliable/worth checking? Or will I find out my decision via email before the status checker
@NondescriptGoodTermite: you'll get an email before the status checker; no sense in checking it unfortunately
thanks!
saulgoodmanprotege
15:57
Came here to say I’m anti therapy, psychology, ambivalent on the R word, but pro dean Z
when in the day does michigan start sending As
i think around now - may have already passed
womp womp
I guess I take some solace in the fact that I've been dodging R waves and missed the 2/23 WL wave. But not sure if it even means anything...
been feeling the same. Really hoping it means theyre leaning towards an a
ClassyPleasantHeron
12:33
It probably doesn't mean an A at this point, but if you've been waiting 12+ weeks, it might mean that they were considering an A, which might mean a better chance at being accepted off the waitlist. That's all conjecture though.
damn. yea makes sense
i wonder if there are some who wait a while and still get in tho
i wonder if there are some who wait a while and still get in tho
don't know why that sent twice lol
ClassyPleasantHeron
15:32
Oh, definitely saw some reports on Reddit of people who waited months for the A, had stopped checking, and then surprise A. I think that's less likely at this point in their cycle, but you might as well keep hope. You don't have a decision until you have a decision.
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