University of Michigan--Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

Law School

Founded in 1817, the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (UM-Ann Arbor) is a public institution residing on 3,071 urban acres in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  UM-Ann Arbor law students can jump-start on their legal education by beginning in the summer, which gives them more flexibility with course selection later.  Notable alumni of Michigan Law School include Valerie Jarrett, President Obama’s senior adviser and Bob Woodruff, ABC News journalist.

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Quick Facts

625 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215
Year founded: 1859
Public/private:  Public
Law school designation:  National
Tier of law school: 1


Application deadline: February 15
Full-time program application fee: $75

Tuition & Fees

full-time: $51,398 per year (in-state)
full-time: $54,398 per year (out-of-state)

Room and board: $13,410

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Clinical Training
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Legal Writing
Tax Law

School Details

Full- and part-time faculty:  108
Student-faculty ratio:  13.0:1
Total faculty:  131
Enrollment (full-time):  1000
Gender distribution (full-time): 
Enrollment (part-time):   1
J.D. candidates graduating in 2013-2014: 390
Employed at graduation: 76.9%
Median private sector starting salary:  $160,000
Median public service starting salary:  $57,408
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