How to Apply

Visiting Students

Attending KU Law as a visiting student is an excellent way for students attending another ABA-accredited law school to take up to two semesters of courses at KU Law. Visiting applications must be submitted by July 30 (May 10 for summer classes). Following are the requirements to attend and the manner to apply:

  • Applicants must be current students in good standing at an ABA-accredited law school.
  • Students must submit a visiting student application through, including the following:

    • Completed application for admission
    • Application fee of $55
    • A letter stating your reason for wishing to visit KU Law
    • A letter of good standing from the dean of your current law school stating that you are in good standing and that the current law school will accept the credits earned at KU Law and the Juris Doctor will be awarded by the home institution
    • A transcript of all completed law school courses and grades

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Why KU
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks used at U.S. law schools
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 33 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
  • #18 “best value” law school in the nation — National Jurist Magazine
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 27th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • Nearly 800 employment interviews at law school, 2012-13
  • Top 25% for number of 2013 grads hired by the nation’s largest law firms
  • 20th: for number of law alumni promoted to partner at the 250 largest law firms