Michigan State University College of Law

The law school of Michigan State University-College of Law, known as Michigan State University College of Law, is a Private, 4 years school in East Lansing, MI. Total 768 students are attending the law school and 226 first-year students enrolled last year. Its average LSAT score submitted by enrolled students is 156 and the average GPA is 3.59. The law school tuition & fees at Michigan State University College of Law is $47,824.

  • LSAT Average: 156
  • 2023 Law School Tuition & Fees (JD): $47,824
  • Acceptance Rate: 48.05%
  • Student Population: 768
  • First-Year Student: 226

2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

The 2022-2023 tuition & fees at Michigan State University College of Law is $47,824 for law school students. The tuition increased by 0.05% compared to last year. The average living costs besides tuition & fees is $14,688 including costs for room & boards, transportation, and other personal expenses. The living costs does not include the fees for health insurance.
The average tuition & fees of law schools in Michigan is $47,543 for Michigan residents and $48,758 for out-of-state students. For all laws schools in United States, the average law school tuition & fees is $37,935 for State residents and $43,395 for out-of-state students.
The tuition & fees of Michigan State University College of Law is cheaper than the average tuition & fees of Michigan law schools.
The next table shows the Michigan State University College of Law tuition & fees and compare it to the Michigan law schools and all U.S. Law schools. The 2023 statistics for comparison is not available yet due to the lack of data.
Law School Tuition & Fees
202120222023
Michigan State University College of Law$45,838$47,800$47,824
Michigan Law Schools$48,758$48,758-
All U.S. Law Schools$43,389$43,395-

LSAT score and GPA in Average

The average LSAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 156 and the average GPA is 3.59 at Michigan State University College of Law.
The LSAT score of Michigan State University College of Law is lower than the average LSAT score of Michigan law schools.
The undergraduate GPA of Michigan State University College of Law is higher than the average LSAT score of Michigan law schools, as well as all law schools in United States.
The next table shows the submitted LSAT scores and GPA by 25th/50th/75th percentile and full-time/part-time status and compare each score to last year scores.
LSAT scores distribution
Michigan State University College of LawMichigan Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile153154155
50th percentile156158158
75th percentile158161161
GPA distribution
Michigan State University College of LawMichigan Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
25th percentile3.313.213.27
50th percentile3.593.503.54
75th percentile3.743.673.74

Acceptance Rate & Admission Statistics

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,413 students have applied to Michigan State University College of Law. Among them, 679 students have accepted to admit and 226 have enrolled into Michigan State University College of LawThe acceptance rate is 48.05% and the yield is 33%.
The acceptance rate of Michigan State University College of Law is higher than the acceptance rate of Michigan law schools.
The next table illustrates the admission counts, acceptance rate, and yield at Michigan State University College of Law.
Admission Statistics
Michigan State University College of LawMichigan Law SchoolsAll Law Schools
Applicants1,41312,504475,703
Admitted6793,048135,643
Enrolled2261,02740,338
Acceptance Rate48.05%38.63%40.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)33.28%34.72%32.70%

Law School Student Population

For academic year 2020-2021, total 768 students enrolled to Michigan State University College of Law. Among them 665 students enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 103 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
For the first class, 226 students newly joined to to Michigan State University College of Law. By gender, there are 121 men , 112 women, and 2 other/unknown gender first-time students at Michigan State University College of Law. All students enrolled as full-time status at Michigan State University College of Law.
Student Population
20202021
Total Enrollment798768
JD Enrollment698665
Non-JD Enrollment100103
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)93-1
First-year Student Population
20202021
Total233226
Men109121
Women129112
Other02

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers, the bar exam pass rate is 79.13% where 206 students took the exam and 163 students passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than average pass rate of Michigan law schools (77.9%).
Bar Exam Pass Rate
20202021
Number of Graduates236240
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total226206
New Graduates198188
Prior Year Graduates2818
Early Takers00
No Exam Takers3852
Exam Passer174163
Exam Pass Rate76.99%79.13%
Michigan Pass Rate72.81%77.9%

Law Schools in Michigan

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