University of Kansas School of Law

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University of Kansas School of Law

Three years at KU Law will transform you. You will work extraordinarily hard. You will study theory, policy, the law on the books, and the law in practice. And you will walk away ready to confront the world’s legal challenges. A rich curriculum, topflight faculty, collegial environment — all in a vibrant university town brimming with intellectual and cultural abundance. KU Law — a great place to be. Our philosophy at KU Law is to teach students the foundations of the law, then provide them with the hands-on experience necessary to begin their careers ready for practice. We offer 12 clinical programs with more than 200 clinical openings for students. The school's setting at the heart of a major research university also makes possible the 11 joint-degree programs open to law students. The most popular programs are business, health services administration, and social welfare, but joint degrees are also available in East Asian languages and cultures, economics, indigenous studies, journalism, political science, philosophy, public administration, Russian and East European studies, and urban planning.

Contact Info


Website: http://law.ku.edu/
Address: 1535 W 15th St, Lawrence, KS 66045
Admission Phone: (866) 220-3654
Admission Email: [email protected]

2017 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students362
Student-faculty ratio13:1
Tuition $21,617 per year (full-time, in-state)
$36,958 per year (full-time, out-of-state)
N/A per year (part-time, in-state)
N/A per year (part-time, out-of-state)
Tuition Guarantee Program0
Estimated Living Expenses$15,492
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline04/01/19
Full-time program application fee$ 55
Financial Aid Deadline03/01/19
Can first years start other than fall?Yes

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University of Kansas School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

University of Kansas School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
agstephe26 155 A 3.60

Accepted

Yes - - - 8 months ago
sboettch 159 A 3.13

Accepted

Yes - - 02/06/17 2 years ago
cameronlawler32 157 A 3.40

Accepted

Yes - - - 2 years ago
jshelton 154 A 3.26

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Umana123 148 A 3.50

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
SPECTRUM43 159 P 3.12

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
ashleyellenz 154 A 3.40

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
C230a860 151 A 3.35

Interested In Applying

No - - - 2 years ago
bdunwoody 162 A 3.90

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
berberetm 161 A 3.65

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
jmd0405 158 A 4.00

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
TFix 165 A 2.99

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 years ago
briannaleigh211 145 A 3.15

Pending

03/07/18 03/07/18 - 8 months ago
kellialbrecht 152 A 3.47

Waitlisted

11/29/16 11/29/16 - 2 years ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants649649
Number of Offers342342
Number of Matriculants104104
75% GPA3.723.72
Median GPA3.533.53
25% GPA3.223.22
75% LSAT158158
Median LSAT156156
25% LSAT152152
2017 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students351
Total Students Receiving Grants297
% of Students Receiving Grants85
75% Grant Amount$22,391
Median Grant Amount$15,000
25% Grants Amount$5,968
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship68
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)21
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship30%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (38)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (11)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (26)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (11)

2017 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (80)
  • Hispanics (6)
  • Black or African American (7)
  • Asian (5)
  • American Indian / Native (2)
  • Other (6)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (1)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (6)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (6)


  • Total Women% (50)
  • Total Men% (49)
University of Kansas School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2017 113 86.73%
2016 109 80.73%
2015 129 97.67%

Total Graduates 2017

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (101)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (14)
  • Employed Other (7)
  • Unemployed (8)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (3)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association