Washburn University School of Law

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Washburn University School of Law

Washburn University School of Law offers a curriculum that combines classroom instruction with real-world skills and experience. If you are seeking an environment where a well-rounded legal education begins with a nationally recognized faculty and a student body that ranks among the highest in student satisfaction, Washburn Law is an excellent choice for you.

Contact Info


Website: http://www.washburnlaw.edu/
Address: 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, KS 66621
Admission Phone: (785) 670-1060
Admission Email: [email protected]

2016 Quick Overview

The Below Data Compiled By: The American Bar Association 

Students297
Student-faculty ratio12:1
Tuition $20,950 per year (full-time, in-state)
$32,695 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$16,171
Founded In1923
ABA AccreditedYes
Application deadline04/01/17
Full-time program application fee$ 40
Financial Aid Deadline01/04/17
Can first years start other than fall?Yes

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Washburn University School of Law

Real Time Applicant Admissions Data

Washburn University School of Law

Real Time HIC User Applicant Status Admissions Data

Actual(A)/Practice(P)

Username LSAT GPA Status Scholarship Sent Received Decision Updated
ashleyellenz 154 A 3.40

Accepted

07/07/17 07/07/17 07/10/17 5 months ago
hayleighkughes 144 A 3.30

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 months ago
jshelton 154 A 3.26

Interested In Applying

- - - 3 months ago
ambergriffin12 159 P 3.20

Interested In Applying

- - - 8 months ago
C230a860 151 A 3.35

Interested In Applying

No - - - one year ago
D_rogers2014 150 A 3.29

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
ambergriffin16 150 P 3.60

Interested In Applying

- - - one year ago
Ciera01 147 A 3.04

Interested In Applying

- - - 2 years ago
klm2559 154 A 3.13

Pending

01/23/17 01/23/17 - 11 months ago
Natedawg 155 P 3.40

Pending

- - - one year ago
jhouston102 146 A 3.50

Waitlisted

- - - 12 months ago
Total Full-Time Part-Time
Number of Applicants4204300
Number of Offers2572570
Number of Matriculants1121120
75% GPA3.713.710
Median GPA3.283.280
25% GPA2.882.880
75% LSAT1491490
Median LSAT1521520
25% LSAT1551550
2016 Scholarship Data
Total Number of Students297
Total Students Receiving Grants215
% of Students Receiving Grants72.4
75% Grant Amount$25,247
Median Grant Amount$16,412
25% Grants Amount$10,741
Scholarships awarded based on maintaining a certain academic performance
Offering Conditional Scholarships:Yes
Students Entering With a Scholarship67
Eliminated (Students who lost scholarship)24
% of Students Who Lost Scholarship0.00%

  • % of Total Less Than Half Tuition (21.2)
  • % of Total Half to Full Tuition (26.3)
  • % of Total Full Tuition (1.7)
  • % of Total More than Full Tuition (23.2)

2016 Ethnicity Statistics

  • White (245)
  • Hispanics (18)
  • Black or African American (11)
  • Asian (5)
  • American Indian / Native (2)
  • Other (19)
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Total (0)
  • Two or more races Total (6)
  • Nonresident Alien Total (3)
  • Race and Ethnicity Unknown Total (10)


  • Total Women% (41)
  • Total Men% (59)
Washburn University School of Law Bar Exam Statistics
YearTakersPass%State Average%Average Pass Difference%
2015 119 77.89% 82.96% -5.07%
2014 110 85.05% 86.74% -1.69%
2013 149 85.32% 89.33% -4.01%

Total Graduates 2016

  • Employed Bar Exam Required (101)
  • Employed J.D. Advantage (15)
  • Employed Other (1)
  • Unemployed (23)
  • Pursuing Graduate Degree (3)

The Above Data Compiled By:  The American Bar Association