Cooley Admission Requirements

Simply apply and eligibility for the type of admission offer will be determined by admissions personnel.

1. Regular

Requirement: Minimum LSAT score of 143 and a minimum Cooley Index of 187.

Applicants are eligible to select the schedule option of their choice. Please visit the scholarships page for the most up-to-date information on scholarships.

2. Part-Time

Requirement: 186-197 Cooley Index (does not have a minimum 143 LSAT) or 144-148 LSAT (does not have a minimum 187 Cooley Index)

Applicants are limited to a maximum of 12 credit hours in their first semester of enrollment.

Standard, Part-time schedule - Our trademark schedule for both working and nonworking students.

3. Launch Program

Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for regular or part-time admission.

Applicants may be invited to attend the Launch program to be admitted. Applicants who are offered admission after completion of the Launch Program may choose to attend classes at the Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids or Lansing campuses for the first two semesters. Students may take a maximum of 12 credit hours for the first two semesters. Participation in academic support programs is required.


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
Email: admissions@cooley.edu

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

Admissions