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Wayne State University

Overview

Wayne State University / Law School is located in Detroit, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Science (JD/MS)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Dispute Resolution (JD/MADR)
Juris Doctor (JD) Law
Master of Laws (LL M) Labor and employment law
Master of Laws (LL M) United States law
Master of Laws (LL M) Corporate and finance law
Master of Laws (LL M) Taxation

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4
Doctoral Degrees 113

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

811
Applied
436
Accepted
146
Enrolled
54%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st May 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements JD or LL!B from ABA-accredited institution and member institution of the AALS
Doctoral Degree Exam LSAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements LDAS report, bachelor's degree from accredited institution, personal statement, transcripts from all U.S. undergraduate schools attended and an analysis and summary of the transcripts; letter of recommendation (up to two are accepted)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 30
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

455
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
89%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.66%
Black or African American 7.25%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 3.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.2%
Unknown 8.57%

Gender

Male (54%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

60
Total faculty
Full-time - 43
Part-time - 17
Male (33)
Female (27)

Location & Contact

Address 471 West Palmer Street
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
Contact Richard A. Bierschbach
Dean and Professor of Law
Email: rbierschbach@wayne.edu
Phone: 313-577-3933