Admissions - Next Steps

  • 1. Deposit
  • 3. Transcripts
  • 4. Orientation

Deposit and Enrollment Fee - Reserve Your Seat

The $25 enrollment fee reserves a seat until the $500 tuition deposit is due. The $500 tuition deposit will be credited towards your first term's tuition.

If you have already paid your fee and deposit, submit the form. All students who pay their deposit will receive a class schedule and a financial aid package approximately one month before classes begin.

Payments can be made by check, money order, or credit card (over the phone - call (517) 371-5140 ext. 2244). Check or money orders can be made out to WMU-Cooley Law School and mailed to:
Business Office, WMU-Cooley Law School
300 South Capitol Avenue, Lansing, MI 48933

Deposit Deadlines:

January Term Deposits due: October 15
May Term Deposits due: February 15
September Term Deposits due: April 1

If the due date has passed, submit the form and payment as soon as possible.

Intent to Enroll

Complete the Intent to Enroll form below. Be prepared to:

  • Change your address (if required);
  • Tell us which campus you wish to attend;
  • When you want to take classes - during the week or weekends;
  • Schedule options - full-time, part-time, weekends or a combination;
  • Credit hours per term: 6, 9, 12 or 15

Questions? Contact Admissions | Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
(517) 371-5140, ext. 2244 | | View the Form in a new window

Undergraduate Transcripts

If your Credential Assembly Service report from LSAC was completed before your bachelor's degree was posted, submit a new transcript that includes your graduation date and bachelor’s degree conferral date to LSAC so that a new CAS report can be generated.

Hand-delivered or student-intercepted copies will NOT be accepted. Official electronic copies sent via a dedicated link (not an attached PDF) are acceptable.

Transcripts can be emailed to or mailed to:

Admissions Office
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
300 S. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933

Admissions will contact you by email after your deposit has been processed. It will contain directions for Orientation registration. 


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