We offer part-time and full-time admission, including weekends. We have multiple campuses, and year-round classes.

Step-by-step: How to Apply

1. Take the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT).

We will use your highest LSAT score for determining admission (score must be less than five years old).

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2. Register with the Credential Assembly Service (CAS).

You may receive information about Law Services at or by calling (215) 968-1001.

3. Apply to WMU-Cooley Law School.

Apply online through (there is no application fee).

Read a printed version (pdf) of the Cooley application.

Read and understand the importance of character, fitness,and full disclosure.

4. Be sure to print a copy of the application for your records.

We process your application at the time it is received. A decision is made and the applicant is informed of his or her admission status when all required materials are received by the Admissions Office.

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- Paper application (pdf) - Fax paper applications to: (517) 334-5718 or email

- - Resources, tips, and tools on how to become a competitive applicant.

- Your application: The first step to the practice of law. Important information about the American Bar Association Standard 504(a).


Contact Us

Admissions Office
WMU-Cooley Law School
300 S. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: (517) 371-5140, ext. 2244
Fax: (517) 334-5718

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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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, Florida.

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