Vault Rating: 4.5 out of 5


  • Excellent financial aid and scholarship opportunities
  • An holistic application process puts the focus on the whole person and not scores
  • Extensive alumni network
  • Michigan's prestige opens doors to new job opportunities


  • Classes are geared too much toward theoretical applications to law
  • Michigan employs a tough grading curve

The Bottom Line

  • Even during a bad economy, The University of Michigan Law School’s prestige has helped its diverse student body obtain jobs in a variety of different practice settings. A generous financial aid package makes it possible for many students to take advantage of these career opportunities.


The University of Michigan Law School is admittedly one of the most selective law schools in the country. Each year, between 5,000 and 6,000 prospective lawyers apply J.D. Program. After an extensive review process, around 350 students, on average, are accepted into the...  

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