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Cooley operates on a rolling admissions system. Applications are processed as they are received. Once Admissions has received all required materials, a decision is made and you will be informed of your status.

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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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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. - 6 p.m.


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