University of Detroit - Mercy Law

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University of Detroit - Mercy Law

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.

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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]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students531
Student-faculty ratio21:1
Tuition $40,532 per year (full-time, in-state)
$40,532 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
$32,447 per year (part-time, in-state)
$32,447 per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$21,648
Founded In1933
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline07/15/17
Full-time program application fee$ 0
Financial Aid Deadline01/04/17
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 - - - 11 months ago
JD80 151 A 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - 9 months ago
mykaburley 147 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 11 months ago
Penninel 150 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Ander1wd 150 P 3.86

Interested In Applying

Yes - - - one year ago
FrederickCook1980 130 A 2.27

Pending

03/31/16 03/31/16 - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants78573792
Number of Offers44539847
Number of Matriculants20016832
75% GPA3.443.453.42
Median GPA3.23.23.18
25% GPA2.952.952.94
75% LSAT147149143
Median LSAT151152145
25% LSAT155156149
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students531
Total Students Receiving Grants284
% of Students Receiving Grants53.5
75% Grant Amount$15,000
Median Grant Amount$3,582
25% Grants Amount$582
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship49
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)7
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship14%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (39.5)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (8.3)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (5.3)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0.4)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (221)
  • Hispanics (15)
  • Black or African American (40)
  • Asian (11)
  • American Indian / Native (1)
  • Other (258)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (8)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (250)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (0)


  • Total Women% (57.1)
  • Total Men% (42.9)
University of Detroit - Mercy Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 119 64.29% 71.77% -7.48%
2014 121 67.78% 69.52% -1.74%
2013 153 61.06% 70.86% -9.80%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (26)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (20)
  • Employed Other (12)
  • Unemployed (13)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (1)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association