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LL.M. in Elder Law

Visit the tabs below to learn about the application requirements for the LL.M. in Elder Law:


Applicants are directed to send completed applications to the attention of the program director. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Your application for the LL.M. in Elder Law will be complete upon receipt of the following:

  • Completed application for admission.
    (Email to request an application.)
  • $55 application fee
  • Personal statement explaining your interest in the program
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A certified copy of your transcript from the institution which awarded (or will award) your J.D.

All materials should be sent to:

University of Kansas School of Law
Office of Admissions
1535 W. 15th Street
Lawrence, KS 66045-7608
Attn: LLM program

Admission Requirements

Applicants are required to:

  • hold a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school.
  • a minimum 2.5 GPA in J.D. course work (4.0 scale, potentially waivable if applicant has been out of law school more than 5 years)
  • a demonstrated interest in elder law and the potential to complete the program successfully.

Tuition & Fees

At this time, LL.M. candidates will be assessed costs, fees and tuition equal to those assessed J.D. students. A special fee or fees applied to graduate students may also be assessed.


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