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Western Michigan University (Cooley)

300 S. Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 371-5140, ext. 2244 or 2245

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: None
Application Fee: $0
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 86.1% 87.7%
LSAT Score (Median) 142 143
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 139-147 138-147
GPA (Median) 3.02 2.85
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 2.64-3.33 2.51-3.19
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: MI MI
School's bar passage rate: 43.9% 61.5%
State overall bar passage rate: 75.7% 72.5%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: -31.8% -11.0%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: N/A N/A
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 47.2% 44.1%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $50,750 $47,890
Room and Board: N/A $9,000
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 43.0% N/A
Median grant amount among full-time students: $16,909 $15,488
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: N/A N/A
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: N/A N/A
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: N/A 174
Men: N/A 53.4%
Women: N/A 46.6%
White: 47.5% N/A
Black: 25.5% N/A
Hispanic: 4.8% N/A
Asian: 3.8% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 6.1 : 1 N/A
Total Faculty: 232 N/A
Male: 65.5% N/A
Female: 34.5% N/A
Minority: 14.2% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): N/A $45,000
Public Sector (Median): N/A $49,801
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 753,000 724,364