The Thomas M. Cooley Law School was once the largest in the country, with more than 4,000 students spread across its four Michigan campuses in 2010.

Today, what’s now called Western Michigan University Cooley Law School (it affiliated with the Kalamazoo university in 2014) has a student body that’s about a quarter of that size and is retrenching in a bid to stay viable in a very different legal education market. Law school officials announced this week that they are seeking to close a satellite campus in Auburn Hills, Michigan, while slashing tuition by 21%. They also plan to consolidate the school’s main campus in Lansing.

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