Thinking About Law School?
In A2Z, Dean Sarah Zearfoss employs her years of experience working as the Dean of Admissions to help students prepare better applications for law school.
Questions About Michigan Law Admissions?
Contact our team of admissions support professionals for guidance, materials, and information about the Michigan Law admissions process.
Choosing the Right Law School
No matter where you are in your law school application journey, we have advice for you. Whether Michigan Law ends up being the right place for you or not, we want you to feel confident about the process of choosing the right law school.
Graduate Degree Programs
Michigan Law has a long and proud tradition of welcoming international students. The Law School offers three graduate degree options for foreign-trained lawyers. See below for more information on each.
Fall 2022 Entering Class Profile
Applied 6,254 Enrolled 336 25%/Median/75% UGPA 3.59/3.83/3.92 25%/Median/75% LSAT 166/171/172 First-generation College Graduation 14% LGBTQ+ 24% 1 or More Years Off After Undergrad 79%
Gender and Identity
Women 50% Men 49% Nonbinary or Other Genders 1%
Total percentage is greater than 100 due to rounding.
White 58% Asian American 19% Latinx 11% African American 10% Native American 4% Not Indicated 2% Multiracial 9% Total students of color 42%
Total percentage is greater than 100 due to multiracial identities; students who self-identify in more than one category are included in multiple categories.
Michigan Residents 21% States Represented Plus DC and Puerto Rico 44 Countries Represented 25
Northeast 13% Mid-Atlantic 10% Southeast 10% Great Lakes and Central Plains (excl. MI) 15% Southwest and Rockies 9% Pacific 10% International 5%
Mean age 24.6 Median age 24 Age range 20 to 41
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
If you would like to visit Michigan Law, we would be happy to welcome you for a tour and individual appointment. Please refer to this page for details about scheduling a visit.
If you would like to schedule a meeting with an admissions counselor, whether in person or via phone or video chat, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 734.764.0537.
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.
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 revelrous ocean of maize and blue.