The WMU-Cooley Grand Rapids campus is located in the City's Heartside District, a dynamic urban neighborhood within a growing community that boasts a thriving business sector, lively arts and entertainment culture, and 13 colleges and universities, located only 40 minutes from the beaches of Lake Michigan.
Grand Rapids is consistently ranked as one of the top 10 most affordable housing markets in the United States, and was recently listed #2 on RelocateAmerica’s list of top places to live. Grand Rapids has a thriving art community, evidenced by the internationally acclaimed Meijer gardens and Sculpture Park, and ArtPrize, a 21-day annual global art competition that attracts over 200,000 visitors.
Cooley’s Grand Rapids Campus five-story law center features a law library on the lower level and the first floor, and also houses a 30-seat computer lab/electronic classroom, four 100-seat classrooms, numerous smaller classrooms, five distance education classrooms, two courtrooms, seven group study rooms (seating four or five), a student lounge with vending area, and offices for student services, student organizations, and faculty.
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Grand Rapids Campus
111 Commerce Avenue, SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 [view map]
Parking is available at meters on surrounding streets or in the Cherry-Commerce Ramp adjacent to the law school. If you drive or rent a vehicle, request a Visitor Parking Pass at the time you attend. Students attending classes should visit the Grand Rapids City Parking website for more options and details.
An independent, private, non-profit educational institution affiliated with Western Michigan University. The Law School, as an independent institution, is solely responsible for its academic program. Accredited by the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission. The Law School has campuses across Michigan in Lansing, Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids and in Tampa Bay, Fla.
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