M. Cooley Law School
Campus: Lansing, Mich.
full-time faculty, 186 adjunct faculty
full-time; 3,129 part-time
or more years
Michigan, U.S.A. (also in Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor
and Auburn Hills)
male, 48% female
are members of minority groups; 151 are from foreign
Caucasian, 10% African American, 5% Hispanic American,
5% Asian American, 6% unknown, 6% foreign students,
0% American Indian
25-29, 26% 22-24, 12% 30-34, 6% 35-39, 5% 40-49, 2%
50-64, 0% 65+, 0% 20-21
school hosts a wide variety of student clubs and organizations
for the overall development of the students. Some
of these are the Black Law Students Association (BLSA),
Cooley Muslim Law Society (CMLS), and Environmental
Law Society (ELS).
Doctor, JD/LL.M., JD/MPA; JD/MBA, LL.M. - Corporate
Law and Finance, LL.M. - Insurance Law, LL.M. - Intellectual
Property, LL.M. - Self-Directed, LL.M. - Tax, LL.M.
– U.S. Legal Studies for Foreign Attorneys
academic program with 3 semesters per year: January
(Hilary), May (Trinity), and September (Michaelmas).
Students may begin their studies in September, January,
housing is not available
volumes - Brennan Law Library is among the largest
in the nation. It has 52 full-time staff + 27 professional
librarians. Reference Desk staffed 86 hours per week
by professional librarians. Research volumes from
all 50 states, plus Federal and International materials.
Services, Academic/career counseling servic, Employment
services for students, Placement services for completers
law school is named in honor of Thomas M. Cooley,
a prominent nineteenth-century jurist, Justice and
later Chief Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court,
former Dean of the University of Michigan Law School,
and visiting faculty at the Johns Hopkins University.
Thomas M. Cooley Law School was established by a group
of lawyers and judges, led by the former Chief Justice
of the Michigan Supreme Court, Thomas E. Brennan,
and out-of-state, full-time: $40,645; $31,026 part-time
Estimated expenses: $13,800 (books, room & board,
personal, transportation, and loan fees for two
Scholarships range from 25 to 100% of tuition, based
on Admission Index and LSAT score. Once enrolled,
students can earn or increase their scholarships based
on class rank.
52.5% of students receive scholarships.
Michigan residents may be eligible for a 10% scholarship
Financial Aid available!
eligibility is based on an applicant's LSAT and
Undergraduate Grade Point Average (UGPA).
(as evaluated by Law School Data Assembly Service)
x 15 + LSAT (LSAT scores accepted up to 5 years.)
is current as of Spring 2010 -- Sources: Wikipedia.com
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