Thomas M. Cooley Law School

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300 S. Capitol Avenue, PO Box 13038
Lansing, MI 48901

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The law school at Thomas M. Cooley Law School has an application deadline of September 1. Its tuition is full-time: $43,540 per year and part-time: $26,140 per year. The student-faculty ratio is 13.2:1. The law school at Thomas M. Cooley Law School has 244 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

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Year founded 1972
Public/private Private
Law school designation National


Application deadline September 1
Full-time program application fee $0
Part-time program application fee $0
Admissions phone (517) 371-5140
Admissions email


Full- and part-time faculty 244
Student-faculty ratio 13.2:1
Total faculty 271

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 386
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 1,143


Tuition and fees

full-time: $43,540 per year
part-time: $26,140 per year

Room and board $9,000


Employed at graduation2 N/A
Median private sector starting salary $50,000
Median public service starting salary $50,000


Total volumes and volume equivalents 720,795

* Law School Overview details based on 2013 data

2. Represents the percentage of all 2012 graduates who had a full-time job lasting at least a year for which bar passage was required or a J.D. degree was an advantage. These employment rates are part of the data on placement success used to determine a school’s ranking.

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