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 www.lsac.org, 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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  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 34 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,600+ alumni in all 50 states, D.C., and 21 foreign countries
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  • 80 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
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  • 92 percent overall employment rate for Class of 2014 – top 20 percent nationally
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  • #1 in Kansas and Missouri for July 2015 bar exam performance