Wayne Law is No. 51 nationally and No. 2 in Michigan for placing recent graduates in full-time, long-term jobs that require bar passage or for which a J.D. is an advantage, according to an analysis of the American Bar Association’s most recent employment data.*
The National Jurist and preLaw magazine have recognized Wayne Law as a Best Value Law School for the past 6 years.
86 students in our clinics worked for 15,260 hours on behalf of clients during 2018-19.
Wayne Law consistently has the lowest tuition in the state.
In 2018, preLaw magazine recognized Wayne Law as one of the best law schools in the nation for practical training.
Our 2020 U.S. News and World Report rankings — No. 91 overall, No. 80 in clinical training and No. 21 in part-time law — show why so many students choose Wayne Law.
We awarded more than $7 million in scholarships in 2019.
6 live-client clinics and a robust externship program provide students with the practical experience needed to obtain meaningful employment upon graduation.
Our Legal Advocacy for People with Cancer Clinic was recognized among the nation's top 15 most innovative law school clinics by preLaw magazine in 2014.
Cora Brown, Law ’48, was the first African American woman in the nation to be elected to a state Senate position.
In 2018, our Business and Community Law Clinic contributed more than 4,500 billable hours among 17 student attorneys.
Warriors have provided pro bono legal assistance to 34 institutions and organizations through our Student Voluntary Pro Bono Program.
Our Student Voluntary Pro Bono Program has contributed 10,000+ hours of pro bono legal services.
Wayne Budd, Law ’67, was the first African American to lead a state bar association.
Our Appeal and Post-Conviction Advocacy Clinic served 13 individuals in 2018-19.
80% of the Law School’s 11,000+ alumni live and work in Michigan.
Wayne Law has educated top attorneys, judges and leaders for more than 90 years.
Dorothy Comstock Riley, Law ’49, was the first Hispanic woman in the country to be elected to a state Supreme Court.
In its 2017 lineup of Notable Women Lawyers in Michigan, Crain’s recognized 15 Wayne Law alumnae.
Upwards of 60 employers participated in Wayne Law's fall and winter recruiting season.
Our Law School is home to 30 student organizations that offer exceptional leadership opportunities.