School of Law



University of Detroit Mercy School of Law is a diverse, urban Catholic Law School in the Jesuit and Mercy traditions. We seek to educate the complete lawyer through a dynamic curriculum that integrates theory, doctrine, and experiential learning; provides unique global perspectives through transnational educational opportunities; and emphasizes ethics and service to others.

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    The School of Law, accredited by the American Bar Association since 1933, a member of the Association of American Law Schools since 1934 and a member of the Conference of Jesuit Law Schools, confers the following degrees:


    Dual JD



    Admissions Requirements

    Admission to the School of Law requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, LSAT score, CAS Report, two letters of recommendation, personal statement and a resume. Applicants may now apply online at:

    Applicants are selected for admission to the School of Law on the basis of a comparative evaluation of the credentials submitted by the applicant pool.

    The School of Law provides full-time, part-time, and extended part-time courses of study. Entrance requirements and the admission procedures are identical for both divisions.

    Any inquiries about admission or requests for application materials should be directed to the Office of Admissions, University of Detroit Mercy, School of Law at


    Student Handbook


    Contact Information

    University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
    651 East Jefferson Ave.
    Detroit, MI 48226
    Telephone: 313-596-0200
    Fax: 313-596-0280

    Dean: Phyllis L. Crocker
    Telephone: 313-596-0210
    Fax: 313-596-0280

    Associate Dean for Enrollment Management and Communications: Jennifer Rumschlag
    Telephone: 313-596-0264 or toll-free: 1-866-428-1610
    Fax: 313-596-0280