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 2016 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

Information about the 2017 Toronto Program is coming soon!

We invite you to sign-up for program updates so you can be the first to know when the application period opens.  Last year’s brochure is available for viewing on this page. The 2017 Program will be similar, yet not identical, to 2016 Program.

Thank you for your interest in the program.  We hope that you can join us for an exciting time in Toronto next summer!

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

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

» 2016 Toronto Brochure (pdf)
» 2016 Toronto Application Form - Guest Student (pdf)
» 2016 Toronto Professionalism Form - Guest Student (pdf)
» 2016 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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