Wayne State University

Quick Stats

471 W. Palmer Street
Detroit, MI 48202

Students
334
enrolled (full-time)
154
enrolled (part-time)
Tuition
$29,066
per year (full-time, in-state)
$31,763
per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$14,801
per year (part-time, in-state)
$16,150
per year (part-time, out-of-state)

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Law School Overview

U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
Rank Category Name
#87 Best Law Schools

Specialties

#42 in Part-time Law

Law School Overview

The Law School at Wayne State University has an application deadline of May 15. Its tuition is full-time: $29,066 per year (in-state); full-time: $31,763 per year (out-of-state); part-time: $14,801 per year (in-state); and part-time: $16,150 per year (out-of-state). The student-faculty ratio is 12.9:1. The Law School at Wayne State University has 48 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

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Year founded 1927
Public/private Public
Law school designation Regional

Admissions

Application deadline May 15
Full-time program application fee $0
Part-time program application fee $0
Admissions phone (313) 577-3937
Admissions email lawinquire@wayne.edu
Website http://www.law.wayne.edu

Academics

Full- and part-time faculty 48
Student-faculty ratio 12.9:1
Total faculty 56

Student Body

Enrollment (full-time) 334
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)
J.D. candidates graduating in 2012-2013 174

Cost

Tuition and fees

full-time: $29,066 per year (in-state)
full-time: $31,763 per year (out-of-state)
part-time: $14,801 per year (in-state)
part-time: $16,150 per year (out-of-state)

Room and board $12,696

Careers

Employed at graduation2 23.2%
Median private sector starting salary $84,000
Median public service starting salary $62,400

Library

Total volumes and volume equivalents 638,137

* 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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