The Michigan State University College of Law, established in 1891 as the Detroit College of Law, was the first law school in the Detroit, Michigan area and the second in the state of Michigan. The college opened in 1892 with 69 students and was incorporated in 1893. It claims to be the oldest continuously operating independent law school in the United States. The college became affiliated with Michigan State University in 1995 to take advantage of enhanced facilities and association with a Big Ten institution. It relocated to East Lansing, Michigan in 1997, when the original building was demolished to make way for Comerica Park.
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|(Location) East Lansing, MI|
MSU Law School is considered a Competitive law school, which accepts only 47% of its applicants. Comparatively, Msu is Higher than the average cost for law school.
|Class of 2021||2506||1162 (46.37%)||280 (11.2%)|
|Living at home:||$15,974|
Early Decision 1 : 11/20
Early Decision 2 : N/A
Regular Decision : 02/28
Application Fee : $60
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MSU Law School is considered to have a Somewhat Favorable student to faculty ratio. The average class size for 1L sections is approximately Above Average compared to other law schools. Student diversity at Msu is Below Average.
The size of 1L sections affects the quality and consistency of teaching in law schools. Generally with smaller 1L section sizes, students receive more individualized attention. Michigan State College of Law 1L section size is 11% larger than law schools in Michigan and 14% larger than all PRIVATE law schools.
Deciding to attend law school requires a large financial investment with the goal of securing employment upon graduation. The Michigan State College of Law class of 2016 had an employment rate of 97% with 2% pursuing an additional degree.
In 2016, 71.8%% of students reported their employment status 9-months after graduation.