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Cooley operates on a rolling admissions system, which means applications are processed at the time they are received. When all required materials are received by the Admissions Office, a decision is made and the applicant is informed of his or her admission status.

Apply for September, January or May Admissions

Apply Online: September 2014


Apply Online: January 2015


Apply Online: May 2015


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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.

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Character, Fitness and Disclosure

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

Not sure when to begin?

This chart can help.

Our year-round calendar means you can start in January, May, or September. Choosing a starting term now won't lock you in. If you decide to change your entering term after applying, simply contact Admissions and let them know.

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Contact Us

Admissions Office
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
PO Box 13038
Lansing, MI 48901
Phone: (517) 371-5140, ext. 2244
Fax: (517) 334-5718

Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.


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