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Michigan State University

648 N. Shaw Lane, Room 368
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300
(517) 432-0222

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: April 30
Application Fee: $60
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 59.4% 46.4%
LSAT Score (Median) 154 154
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 152-157 150-157
GPA (Median) 3.52 3.46
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.24-3.73 3.19-3.72
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: MI MI
School's bar passage rate: 82.7% 84.4%
State overall bar passage rate: 75.1% 72.5%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +7.6% +11.9%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 42.4% 16.0%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 76.6% 66.2%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition: $44,400 $39,353
Room and Board: $13,180 $11,172
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 84.7% 70.8%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $10,694 $24,134
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $90,498 $93,245
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 78.4% 77.2%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 709 709
Men: 48.2% 50.2%
Women: 51.8% 49.8%
White: 70.5% N/A
Black: 5.6% N/A
Hispanic: 5.6% N/A
Asian: 3.2% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 8.7 : 1 14.1 : 1
Total Faculty: 129 NA
Male: 59.7% N/A
Female: 40.3% N/A
Minority: 11.6% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $75,000 $65,000
Public Sector (Median): $54,000 $50,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 300,418 325,117