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Law School Wayne State University

  • Detroit, MI
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 45%55%
    student ratio
  • 500
    total students
  • $9,975 | $28,808
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • May 15
    fall application deadline
  • 47%
    acceptance rate
  • 8 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Law Juris Doctor (JD)
    • Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution (JD/MADR)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
    • Labor And Employment Law Master of Laws (LL M)
    • United States Law Master of Laws (LL M)
    • Taxation Master of Laws (LL M)
    • Corporate And Finance Law Master of Laws (LL M)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 2
    • Doctoral Degrees 172
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

47% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 807
    • Accepted 387
    • Acceptance Rate 47
    • Enrolled 139
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $
    • Application Fee - International $
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline May 15th May 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesadmission to the Graduate School, JD from ABA-accredited institution and member institution of the AALS
    • Doctoral's DegreesLSAT, LDAS report, bachelor's degree from accredited institution, and personal statement, transcripts from all U.S. undergraduate schools attended and an analysis and summary of the transcripts; letter of recommendation (up to two are accepted)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,975
    • Out-of-state tuition *$28,808
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$1,295.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 31
    • Types of financial support availableFinancial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students500
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students500
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Full-time Percentage84%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian76%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty56
    • Full-time Percentage62%
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPublic interest law, tax law, international law, environmental law, health law
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Law School

Wayne State University

471 West Palmer Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Jocelyn Benson

Dean

Phone: 313-577-3933

Marcia McDonald

Director of Admissions

Phone: 313-577-3937
Fax: 313-993-8129
Email: marcia.mcdonald2@wayne.edu



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