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IPEDS ID: 169628
OPE ID: 00225400
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Michigan State University-College of Law
648 N. Shaw Lane, Room 368, East Lansing, Michigan 48824-1300
General information:  (517) 432-6800
Website:  www.law.msu.edu
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Small
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  890 (0 undergraduate)
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Four-Year: Law Schools
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2015Full timePart time
Total faculty574
Instructional564
Research and public service10
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2015-2016
Tuition$19,764
Fees$28
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2014-2015
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2014-2015, therefore financial aid information was not reported.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level in 2014-2015, therefore net price information was not reported.
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Fall 2015
Total enrollment (all graduate)890
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 85%
Part-time: 15%Student Gender:
Male: 51%
Female: 49%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 1%
Asian: 3%
Black or African American: 7%
Hispanic/Latino: 5%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 61%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Non-resident alien: 13%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 4%
Enrolled in some distance education: 1%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 96%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2014-2015
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctorPostgraduate
Certificate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Legal Professions and Studies
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General12d-0
Law-292-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers--39d
Category total12d29239d
Grand total1229239
Educational Benefits, 2014-2015
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 14
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 0
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $10,852
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools1/1/1941 -  Accredited
2014 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201220132014
Illegal weapons possession133320
Drug law violations261239195
Liquor law violations821719684
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201220132014
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter100
Sex offenses - Forcible2027
Rape13
Fondling8
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)00
Incest0
Statutory rape0
Robbery31012
Aggravated assault7410
Burglary77120124
Motor vehicle theft146218
Arson196
  • Michigan State University College of Law is located on the campus of Michigan State University (MSU). Our students have access to the entire MSU campus. Crimes reported in this report reflect the entire Michigan State University population.
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • As of the 2015 data collection (2014 data onwards), statistics for Sex offenses - Forcible and Sex offenses - Non-forcible are no longer collected. Rape, Fondling, Incest and Statutory rape statistics were not collected prior to the 2015 data collection.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201320122011
Default rate2.1%1.3%2.9%
Number in default6410
Number in repayment277292339
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)