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Michigan State University College of Law

Graduate and Professional Programs

East Lansing, MI

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Michigan State University College of Law

Overview

Michigan State University College of Law / Graduate and Professional Programs is located in East Lansing, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor (JD) Law
Master of Jurisprudence (MJ) Global food law
Master of Jurisprudence (MJ) Intellectual property law
Master of Legal Studies (MLS) Legal studies
Master of Laws (LL M) American legal system
Master of Laws (LL M) Global food law
Master of Jurisprudence (MJ) American legal system
Master of Laws (LL M) Intellectual property law

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 30th July 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

856
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.67%
Black or African American 6.66%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.05%
Asian 3.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.23%
Two or more races 4.32%
Unknown 5.61%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

132
Total faculty
Full-time - 55
Part-time - 77
Male (82)
Female (50)

Research

Focus of faculty research: International, constitutional, health, tax and environmental law; intellectual property, trial practice, corporate law
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 364 Law College Building
East Lansing, MI  48824-1300
United States
Contact Mr. Lawrence Ponoroff
Dean/Professor of Law
Email: lponoroff@law.msu.edu
Phone: 517-432-6993
Fax: 517-432-6801