Vault's 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.

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