University of Detroit - Mercy Law

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University of Detroit - Mercy Law

Class of 2018 - Snapshot 820 Completed Applications 460 Offers 56% Acceptance Rate 189 Enrolled At UDM Law, legal education extends well beyond the classroom. We offer an education that features a relevant curriculum taught by exceptional faculty in a friendly, collegial law community truly committed to student success. Our unique and innovative approach to legal education prepares our students to be career-ready and practice-ready upon graduation. That is why there is no better place to learn law.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.law.udmercy.edu/index.php/aboutusmain
Address: 651 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226
Admission Phone: (313) 596-0264
Admission Email: [email protected]

2018 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students580
Student-faculty ratio21:1
Tuition $44,220 per year (full-time, in-state)
$44,220 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$35,478 per year (part-time, in-state)
$35,478 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$21,565
Founded In1933
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadlineN/A
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline04/01/19
Can first years start other than fall?No

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University of Detroit - Mercy Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Detroit - Mercy Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
lululemonliana 158 A 3.60

Accepted

Yes - - - 3 years ago
rcobb96 147 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
JD80 151 A 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
mykaburley 147 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
Ander1wd 150 P 3.86

Interested In Applying

Yes - - - 3 years ago
Penninel 141 A 3.10

Pending

- - - 9 months ago
FrederickCook1980 130 A 2.27

Pending

03/31/16 03/31/16 - 4 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants820
Number of Offers460
Number of Matriculants18917514
75% GPA3.513.513.38
Median GPA3.273.273.12
25% GPA3.063.062.96
75% LSAT155156151
Median LSAT152152147
25% LSAT149150145
2018 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students580
Total Students Receiving Grants257
% of Students Receiving Grants44
75% Grant Amount$31,261
Median Grant Amount$20,000
25% Grants Amount$5,253
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship74
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)9
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship6%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (21)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (16)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (7)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0)

2018 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (59)
  • Hispanics (3)
  • Black or African American (7)
  • Asian (2)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (0)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (2)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (83)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (33)


  • Total Women% (54)
  • Total Men% (46)
University of Detroit - Mercy Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 102 73.53% 75.14 -1.58
2016 104 61.54%
2015 113 80.53%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (66)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (6)
  • Employed Other (2)
  • Unemployed ()
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree ()

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association