Students Rank WMU-Cooley Among the Top 50 Law Schools per Graduateprograms.com

WMU-Cooley Law School is ranked among the nation’s the Top 50 law school programs according to the Spring 2015 Graduate School Ranking just released by Graduateprograms.com  This ranking system is unique in that it ranks the nation’s best graduate programs based solely on ratings and reviews from current or recent students.

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WMU-Cooley Law School ranked especially high (8-10 rating) in much of the study, including the areas of academic competitiveness, campus safety, career support, education quality, faculty accessibility & support, grad program value, quality of network, school use of technology, student diversity, and workload.

See the rating chart here.

Graduateprograms.com says that individuals looking into graduate programs want to hear from their peers and what they have to say about their grad school experience. “That’s what we hope to provide: information to help you make higher education decisions; and a candid and honest look at a graduate school program experience from other students just like you. Your peers have left these ratings and comments, so trust them.”

Here are some the student Ratings & Review comments about WMU-Cooley Law School:

  • “The JD program at Thomas M. Cooley is extremely competitive . . . academics of the school is tops in the nation for the same school. Many of the alumni of Thomas M. Cooley practice law throughout the country, and work for the federal government. The social network of the students and the faculty at Cooley, will make it much easier to gain employment to any state in the country.”

  • “The weekend program is a great choice if you work full time.””The pros are the support you receive from the staff and faculty. I cannot think of any cons.”
  • “Great school. A lot of support.”

  •  “I am excited to take my education further in law school. I think Cooley will really prepare me for the bar exam and for law school. I will have to network and make my own connections, but am excited to attend the networking events provided.”
  • “Cooley is very helpful to all of their students.

  • “I am excited to take my education further in law school. I think Cooley will really prepare me for the bar exam and for law school. I will have to network and make my own connections, but am excited to attend the networking events provided.”
  • “There are many pros to attending Thomas M. Cooley Law School. It provides a well rounded legal education that prepares students for not only the State Bar, but also for real life practice. The faculty have a wide range of professional experience that they pass on to the students. Students who attend Cooley get the prestige of being a student at a private law school, while paying less than other private law schools. One of the greatest things about Cooley is they give students a chance. Many law school look at LSAT score and if it isn’t high enough, you won’t get in. However, Cooley recognizes that not everyone is good at standardized testing, but are still capable of being amazing advocates.”

  • “Very valuable legal education. I feel like the professors are very genuine and want you to succeed in their classes as well as doing well on the bar. I believe I have some of the best professors and practicing attorneys in the state that will lead me to a rewarding and enticing career in the future. Getting experience during legal education is also very important to me and Cooley offers just that.”
  • “The staff and faculty are very supportive and understanding of the students needs.”

Program rankings results were compiled using data gathered between September 1, 2012 and March 31, 2015, and encompass reviews posted by more than 70,000 students participating in over 1,600 graduate programs nationwide.  Ratings are based on a 10 star system (with 1 being the worst and 10 being the best).

 

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