Wayne State University Law School
About Wayne State University Law School
- Established: 1927
- Parent School: Wayne State University
- Dean: Richard Bierschbach (Interim Dean)
- Location: Detroit, Michigan
- Website: law.wayne.edu
- School Type: Public
- Campus: Urban
- Enrollment: 419
2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: March 15
Application Fee: $60
Board of Governors and Budget meeting - 9:00 & 11:00am
Presidential Town Hall - Student Success
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|LSAT Score Median||159||158||157|
|LSAT Score Low||154||155||153|
|LSAT Score High||161||161||160|
|Undergraduate GPA Median||3.56||3.50||3.44|
|Undergraduate GPA Low||3.16||3.26||3.18|
|Undergraduate GPA High||3.73||3.69||3.69|
Bar Exam Statistics
|Total First Time Takers||119||138||110|
|School's Bar Passage Rate||81.51%||75.36%||77.27%|
|ABA Approved Law Schools Average Bar Passage Rate||70.55%||73.75%||75.25%|
|School Passage Rate vs. Average Passage Rate||10.96||1.61||2.02|
Tuition and Expenses
|Tuition Full Time Resident||$31,666||$32,882||$31,956|
|Tuition Full Time Non-resident||$34,740||$35,860||$34,850|
|Tuition Part Time Resident||$16,888||$17,824||$17,321|
|Tuition Part Time Non-resident||$18,528||$19,412||$18,864|
|On Campus Living Expenses||$22||$21,924||$21,955|
|Off Campus Living Expenses||$22||$21,924||$21,955|
Grants and Scholarships
|Total Students Reciving Grants||360||380||346|
|Total Percentage Receiving Grants||83%||86%||82%|
|Average Grant Amount - Median||$15,187.50||$17,485.00||$15,979.50|
|Average Grant Amount - Low||$10,030.50||$12,464.50||$11,103.00|
|Average Grant Amount - High||$24,002.00||$24,711.00||$22,834.50|
Students and Faculty
|Total Students Male||213||234||246|
|Total Students Female||206||199||198|
|Total Faculty Male||52||40||54|
|Total Faculty Female||40||33||33|
|Total Faculty Minorities||10||10||9|
National Comparison Rankings
The national comparison rankings below compare Wayne State University Law School to other ABA-approved law schools in the United States.
The rankings were determined by comparing the statistics reported by each school.
You can view the raw data for these law school rankings here.
2019 National Rankings - Wayne State University Law School
#28 in Median Undergraduate GPA - 3.56
Wayne State University Law School ranks #28 regarding the highest median undergraduate GPA (3.56) among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#88 in Acceptance Rate - 44.26%
Wayne State University Law School ranks #88 regarding student selectivity with an acceptance rate of 44.26% among those who applied for admission.
#85 in Student-to-Faculty Ratio - 4.6:1
Wayne State University Law School ranks #85 regarding the lowest student-to-faculty ratio with a 4.6:1 faculty ratio
#15 in Median LSAT - 159
Wayne State University Law School is tied for #15 regarding the median LSAT score, with a score of 159 among those applicants granted admission who enrolled as full-time students.
#89 in Bar Passage Rate - 81.51%
Wayne State University Law School ranks #89 regarding the highest bar passage rate among first-time test takers.
#107 in Highest Tuition - $31,666
Wayne State University Law School ranks #107 regarding the highest tuition among full-time resident (in-state) students.
#125 in Presence of Minority Faculty - 10.87%
Wayne State University Law School ranks #125 regarding the highest percentage of racial or ethnic minority faculty (10.87%).
#57 in Presence of Female Faculty - 43%
Wayne State University Law School is tied for #57 regarding the highest percentage of faculty who are female (43%).