We offer part-time and full-time admission with more scheduling options than any law school in the nation, including weekends. We have multiple campuses, year-round classes, and classes offered seven days a week.

Step-by-step: How to Apply

1. Take the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT).

We will use your highest LSAT score for determining admission (score must be less than five years old).

LSAT Test Dates by location »

www.lsac.org or by calling (215) 968-1001.

3. Apply to WMU-Cooley Law School.

Apply online through LSAC.org Every Cooley student must complete 90 credit hours, including 66 credit hours of required substantive and skills-based courses, plus 27 credit hours of elective courses

Read a printed version (pdf) of the Cooley application.

Read and understand the importance of character, fitness,and full disclosure .

4. Be sure to print a copy of the application for your records.

We process your application at the time it is received. A decision is made and the applicant is informed of his or her admission status when all required materials are received by the Admissions Office.

2. Register with the Credential Assembly Service (CAS).

Contact Us

Admissions Office
Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School
300 S. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: (517) 371-5140, ext. 2244
Fax: (517) 334-5718
Email:  admissions@cooley.edu

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Cooley Law School is an ABA-accredited, non-profit, independent, 501(c)(3) Michigan educational corporation.

Prospective Students

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