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Wayne State University Law School

Rank 58 (USNWR 2022)
161
Median LSAT
3.75
Median GPA
32.9%
Acceptance rate

Also known as

  • Wayne State University Law School
  • Wayne State University
  • WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY

Wayne State University Law School is a law school located in Detroit, Michigan. The school was ranked 58 in 2022 by USNWR. Annual enrollment for Wayne State University Law School is approximately 123.

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

Admissions email: lawinquire@wayne.edu

Admissions phone: 313-577-3937

Can I get into Wayne State University Law School with aGPA andLSAT?

Wayne State University Law School Key Statistics

Previous year ABA 509 data
Percentiles 25 50 75
LSAT 157 161 164
GPA 3.41 3.75 3.87
Miscellaneous Count Percentile
# Applications 940 30
# Admissions offers 309 -
Class size 123 13
% Accepted 32.9% 64
% Yield 39.8% 83

During the 2022 application cycle, 940 people applied and 309 were offered admission.

Wayne State University has a 1L class size of 123, and yield of 39.81%. 123 out of 309 applicants who were offered admission accepted, meaning that 39.81% of the people who were offered admission ended up attending the school.

The 1L class at Wayne State University has a median LSAT of 161. The 25th percentile LSAT is 157 and the 75th percentile LSAT is 164.

The median GPA is 3.75. The 25th percentile GPA is 3.41 and the 75th percentile GPA is 3.87.

Wayne State University Law School LSAT & GPA graph for 2021-2022

LSD has stats for 73 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.

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 Wayne State University Law School cost per year?

$40,153.00
Tuition
25th percentile
$36,960.00
In-state tuition
$63,379.00
CoA
26th percentile
57.90%
Grads with debt
3rd percentile
$60,850.00
Average debt
2nd percentile
$80,000.00
Salary, 25th %
77th percentile
$115,000.00
Salary
76th percentile
$66,000.00
PI Salary
86th percentile
66.20%
Employment rate
72nd percentile
88.00%
Bar pass rate
70th percentile

Cost of attending Wayne State University Law School

In 2022, tuition was $40,153 and the annual cost of attending was $63,379 (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.

Wayne State University Law School employment outcomes

JD graduates from Wayne State University make $115,000 (median) upon graduation if they work in the private sector. If they go into the private sector, a grad can expect to make $66,000.

64.5% of law graduates from Wayne State University go directly to work for law firms, while 6.5% clerk for a judge. 4.0% of graduates go into public interest.

88.0% of Wayne State University graduates pass the bar on their first try.

Some interesting facts about Wayne State University Law School

Wayne State University is located in Midtown Detroit and offers more than 300 academic programs. Graduate students can major in many areas, including those offered by the schools of business, law and medicine. Wayne State also ranks highly in its health programs of midwifery, anesthesia and pharmacy. Students at Wayne State get many opportunities to conduct research, including the school’s partnership with Michigan State University and the University of Michigan, through which the schools collaboratively research and develop ways to help the state's economy.

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