Toronto Study Abroad Program

Study law in exciting, cosmopolitan Toronto

Toronto, CanadaTimely, flexible and affordable

Now approaching its 18th consecutive year in downtown Toronto, Canada, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School returns to the University of St. Michael's College in May and June, 2017.  A maximum of six credits may be earned during the two-3 week sessions. Session one is May 17-June 7, 2017, and session two from June 8-29, 2017.

Explore our Program if you are interested in an economical study abroad program that features important international law topics, including Canadian law topics, and outstanding faculty members.

Contact our office at (517) 371-5140 or with questions.

Save on Guest Student Tuition!

Guest students in the 2017 Toronto Program had a reduced tuition rate of $650 per semester hour.

"Recruit A Friend" Discount

Participants in the 2017 Toronto Program will have the opportunity to receive a one-time $250 credit toward tuition with the "Recruit a Friend" discount.  The participant, and all recruited friends, must successfully complete the 2017 Program to receive the $250 discount.  For more information contact

How To Apply

Now Accepting Applications:  We are now accepting guest student applications for the 2017 Toronto Program. You will find the 2017 Toronto Brochure (4/6/17) (pdf), guest student application, guest student professionalism form, and housing form are available for download on this page.

The deposit fee for the Toronto Program is $250. The deposit becomes nonrefundable on April 1, 2017.   Guest students have the option to pay the deposit by credit card. The deposit fee may also be paid by check made payable to Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. Please fully complete the Toronto Application Form – Guest Student (pdf), Toronto Professionalism Form – Guest Student (pdf), and Toronto housing form (pdf) and mail it along with your deposit check to the address listed below. Space is limited. Apply today.

Travel arrangements and accommodations should not be arranged before WMU-Cooley officially notifies applicants of acceptance in the Program.

Classes may be cancelled due to lack of enrollment.  Participants will be promptly notified.

2017 Toronto Program
International Programs Office
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
300 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933 

Note: Current WMU-Cooley students please visit our site on the portal for application information

» 2017 Toronto Brochure (4/6/17) (pdf)
» 2017 Toronto Application Form - Guest Student (pdf)
» 2017 Toronto Professionalism Form - Guest Student (pdf)
» 2017 Toronto Housing Agreement (pdf)

Travel Information

U.S. Department of State:    
U.S. Department of State:  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program    
U.S. Department of State:  Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 
U.S. Department of State:  Worldwide Cautions
U.S. Department of State:  Country Specific Information for Canada

Certificate of Completion

Students who successfully complete a WMU-Cooley foreign study program receive a certificate suitable for framing and may note on their curriculum vitae "Certificate, (applicable year e.g., 2017) Toronto Study Abroad Program, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School." It would be a misrepresentation to assert that you were a student of St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto.

Toronto, Canada

Toronto Program Details

Educational Objectives

Educational objectives for foreign study are:
1. encounter other cultures and legal theory and systems;
2. attend legal courses that are international and comparative in focus;
3. participate in legal events that familiarize them with the legal system of the host country;
4. gain an international and comparative perspective of the law; and,
5. experience daily living in a different culture.

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