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.

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]

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 - - - one year ago
JD80 151 A 3.85

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
mykaburley 147 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Penninel 150 P 3.25

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
Ander1wd 150 P 3.86

Interested In Applying

Yes - - - 2 years ago
FrederickCook1980 130 A 2.27

Pending

03/31/16 03/31/16 - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants818818
Number of Offers470470
Number of Matriculants210210
75% GPA3.383.38
Median GPA3.163.16
25% GPA2.942.94
75% LSAT155155
Median LSAT151151
25% LSAT148148
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students546
Total Students Receiving Grants239
% of Students Receiving Grants44
75% Grant Amount$28,714
Median Grant Amount$16,169
25% Grants Amount$5,750
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship59
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)18
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship30%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (23)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (14)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (6)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (0)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (96)
  • Hispanics (6)
  • Black or African American (9)
  • Asian (4)
  • American Indian / Native (0)
  • Other (47)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (3)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (94)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (47)


  • Total Women% (51)
  • Total Men% (48)
University of Detroit - Mercy Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 102 73.53%
2016 104 61.54%
2015 113 80.53%

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