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University of Detroit Mercy

651 E. Jefferson Avenue
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 596-0264

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: May 1 (priority deadline)
Application Fee: $0
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 56.1% 61.2%
LSAT Score (Median) 152 151
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 149-155 147-155
GPA (Median) 3.27 3.10
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.06-3.51 2.85-3.34
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: MI MI
School's bar passage rate: 73.6% 67.2%
State overall bar passage rate: 75.1% 72.5%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: -1.5% -5.3%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: N/A N/A
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 47.7% 46.4%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition (In-State): $44,220 N/A
Tuition (Out-of-State): $35,478 N/A
Room and Board: $11,682 $12,746
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 42.2% 32.9%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $20,000 $9,731
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $126,454 $137,047
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 39.5% 62.3%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 580 438
Men: 45.3% 43.8%
Women: 54.5% 56.2%
White: 30.3% N/A
Black: 3.8% N/A
Hispanic: 1.7% N/A
Asian: 1.2% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 11.0 : 1 13.2 : 1
Total Faculty: 95 NA
Male: 56.8% N/A
Female: 43.2% N/A
Minority: 12.6% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $51,490 $55,000
Public Sector (Median): $55,000 $59,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 385,270 379,046