Thinking About Law School?

Check out A2Z, the blog of Michigan Law Dean of Admissions Sarah Zearfoss, for video and written advice about all aspects of the law school admissions process.

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Questions About Michigan Law Admissions?

Contact our team of admissions support professionals for guidance, materials, and information about the Michigan Law admissions process.

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Michigan Law at a Glance

Michigan Law is one of the world’s premier legal institutions, but we take particular pride in the fact that our students truly enjoy their time here, even as they are immersed in a rigorous educational environment. 

In part, this is because we attract people who really care about community, and who want to be engaged with their fellow students. We also offer a breadth of curricular resources, including the opportunity to do graduate work at our 100 top-ranked schools and departments. 

Visiting the Law School

Due to COVID-19 staffing protocols, the Admissions Office is closed for campus visits at this time. We hope to be able to resume campus visits as soon as possible and will keep this page updated accordingly. 

If you would like to schedule a meeting with an admissions counselor, via phone or video chat, please email us at law.jd.admissions@umich.edu or give us a call at 734.764.0537. You can also drop in via Zoom (Monday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.). Please make sure you are using the most up-to-date version of Zoom. 

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Discover Ann Arbor

The sixth borough, the 21st arrondissement, the second Loop, the seventh Zone: Ann Arbor has been called all of these and more. But only in the minds of its residents. 

Ann Arbor’s charm is known almost exclusively to the people who have lived here, but we assure you, it does exist.

We know you’ll just Google us, so we wanted to give you something that you can’t find on Google: an alum’s honest assessment. 

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Most Educated City in the U.S.
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Most Livable City in the U.S.
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Most Innovative Metro Areas in the U.S.
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To call Ann Arbor the quintessential college town is an understatement; it was, for me, the ideal place to study law. The law school is housed in one of the world's most beautiful college quads. It's walking distance to pedestrian-friendly streets, dotted with charming bars, restaurants, and book stores. The campus is anchored by the largest stadium in the country, which on fall Saturdays turns Ann Arbor into a revelous ocean of maize and blue.

Barney Eskandari '06

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