University of Michigan Law School Overview

Founded in 1859, University of Michigan Law School is a Public located in Ann Arbor, MI. University of Michigan Law School is ranked 7th in Best Law Schools, 7th in Lowest Acceptance Rate, 2nd in Public Law Schools. Next statements briefly introduces University of Michigan Law School with key academic facts.
  • The average LSAT Score of enrolled students at University of Michigan Law School is 169 where the average LSAT score of all law schools is 156.
  • The average GPA of enrolled students at University of Michigan Law School is 3.81 where the average GPA score of all law schools is 3.47.
  • The law school tuition at University of Michigan Law School is $64,854 where the average law school tuition is $43,395.
  • The acceptance rate at University of Michigan Law School is 16.63% where the average acceptance rate of all law school is 45.03%.
  • Total 1,080 law school students have enrolled to University of Michigan Law School.
  • The bar exam pass rate (for first-time exam takers) at University of Michigan Law School is 95.39% where the average bar exam pass rate of all law school is 77.62%.

2020 Tuition & Fees

The 2020 law school tuition at University of Michigan Law School is $61,854 for Michigan residents and $64,854 for out-of-state students. The law school tuition has increased by 3.48% from last year. The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at is $16,948 for Michigan residents and $54,097 for out-of-state students. The graduate schools tuition & fees other than law school is $24,772 for Michigan residents and $49,548 for out-of-state students
The average living costs including room & board and other expenses is $14,450 when a student lives on campus facilities (i.e. dormitory / school owned apartment) and $14,450 when a student lives off campus.

University of Michigan Law School 2020 Tuition & other Costs Table

University of Michigan Law School 2020 Tuition & Fees
20192020
Michigan ResidentsOut-of-StateMichigan ResidentsOut-of-State
Law School Tuition & Fees$59,672$62,672$61,854$64,854
Undergraduate Program$16,225$51,082$16,540$52,997
Graduate Program$23,456$47,006$24,218$48,532
On-campus Living Costs$13,988$14,450
Off-campus Living Costs$13,988$14,450

2020 LSAT & GPA Scores

The 2020 average LSAT score of University of Michigan Law School is 169. Compare to the average LSAT of all law schools, the LSAT score of University of Michigan Law School is average (the average is 156).
The average GPA is 3.81 and it is average compare to other law schools (the average is 3.47).

2020 Law School Admission Scores Table

University of Michigan Law School 2020 LSAT and GPA
20192020
LSAT
75th Percentile171170
50th Percentile169169
25th Percentile165163
GPA
75th Percentile3.893.88
50th Percentile3.773.81
25th Percentile3.553.56

2020 Acceptance Rate & Yield

The 2020 acceptance rate at University of Michigan Law School is 16.63% where 5,629 applicants have applied to and 936 students have accepted to admit. The acceptance rate at University of Michigan Law School is much lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to other law schools in united states (the average acceptance rate is 45.03%).
The Yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 31.41% where 294 students finally enrolled out of 936 admitted students. The yield University of Michigan Law School is average compared to other law schools (the average yield is 45.03%).

University of Michigan Law School2020 Admission Statistics Table

University of Michigan Law School 2020 Acceptance Rate and Yield
20192020
Applicants5,6985,629
Admitted1,117936
Enrolled348294
Acceptance Rate19.60%16.63%
Yield31.15%31.41%

2020 Law School Enrollment

For academic year 2019-2020, total 1,080 law school students have enrolled to University of Michigan Law School. 1,024 students have enrolled in JD (Juris Doctor degree) program and 56 students enrolled in Non-JD program.
318 first-time students have enrolled in University of Michigan Law School. By gender, 143 male , 172 female, and 3 other/unknown gender first-time students newly enrolled in University of Michigan Law School. With 24 pre-admitted students, there are 318 first-time law school Students at University of Michigan Law School.

University of Michigan Law School2020 Student Population Table

Total EnrollmentFirst-time Students
2020 Student Population at University of Michigan Law School
20192020
Total Enrollment1,0661,080
JD Enrollment1,0121,024
Non-JD Enrollment5456
Non-JD Enrollment (Online)00
2020 First-year Student Population University of Michigan Law School
20192020
Total361318
Men170143
Women191172
Other03

Bar Exam Pass Rate

For the first time bar exam takers at University of Michigan Law School, the bar exam pass rate is 95.39% - 304 students have taken and 290 students have passed the exam. The pass rate is higher than Michigan average bar exam pass rate (77.18%).

University of Michigan Law School Graduation and Bar Exam Information Table

2020 Bar Exam Pass Rate at University of Michigan Law School
20192020
Number of Graduates224314
First-Time Bar Exam Takers Total290304
New Graduates218227
Prior Year Graduates7277
Early Exam Takers00
No Exam Takers680
Exam Passer272290
Exam Pass Rate93.79%95.39%
Michigan Pass Rate74.84%77.18%