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Application Process

We will accept applications for the 2021–2022 academic year between August 1, 2020, and February 28, 2021. Filing of the application form alone is sufficient to meet the regular-decision deadline of February 28. (Please see our discussion of our binding Early Decision option, for which the application deadline is November 15.) However, because we use a rolling admissions process (that is, we review applications in the order in which they are completed), applicants are encouraged to submit Michigan’s application form and all supporting documentation as early as possible in the admissions season. Applicants who submit supporting materials after the February 28 deadline may be at a disadvantage.

All applicants must register with the Credential Assembly Service and register for and take the LSAT. An applicant’s file is considered complete when the application for admission, the $75 application fee, one letter of recommendation, a résumé, the personal statement, and an LSAC Law School Report, an LSAT writing sample, have been received by the Admissions Office. Once an application is complete, it will be submitted for review.

For more information and FAQ about the application process, please refer to our website. We encourage you to keep track of your application via our online status checker.