Credential Evaluation

Applicants must have their credentials evaluated as part of the admissions process. Choose the credential evaluation you wish to use: Law School Admission Council (LSAC) LL.M. Credential Assembly Service, the World Education Services, Inc. (WES), or AACRAO International Evaluation Services. Both services charge for the evaluation. Instruct the service you choose to send the report directly to Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. Contact information for these services follows.

LSAC LL.M. Credential Assembly Service
662 Penn Street, Box 8511
Newtown, PA 18940-8511
(215) 968-1315

WES: Request the "Comprehensive Course-by-Course Report".

World Education Services, Inc.
Bowling Green Station
P.O. Box 5087
New York, NY 10274-5087
(212) 966-6311

AACRAO: Request the "Course-by-Course Evaluation".
AACRAO International Evaluation Services
One Dupont Circle, N.W.
Suite 520
Washington, DC  20036
(202) 296-3359

English Proficiency

Applicants to the program who are not native English speakers must demonstrate proficiency in speaking and writing English. Official TOEFL reports must be submitted directly by ETS to Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. WNU-Cooley's Institution Code is 1796. The program's TOEFL score requirements are:

550 minimum on paper-based TOEFL
213 minimum on computer-based TOEFL
80 minimum on internet-based TOEFL

Contact information for TOEFL follows:

TOEFL® Services
Educational Testing Service
P.O. Box 6151
Princeton, NJ 08541-6151, USA
1-609-771-7100, 1-877-863-3546, or 1-609-771-7714.

Personal interviews may be conducted by the LL.M. program.

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International Programs Office
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
300 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 371-5140
[email protected]

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