KU Law Admissions

A law degree that opens doors.

Whether you envision your future self as an outstanding practitioner, a nonprofit agent of change or a business leader, KU Law will equip you with the deep knowledge, practice-ready skills and soaring confidence to arrive at your destination. And with a 7,700 strong alumni network spread across all 50 states and numerous foreign countries, that destination can range from D.C. to Dallas to Los Angeles ― or, of course, right here in our home territory of Kansas and Kansas City. With programs in areas as diverse as corporate law, environmental law, international law, public interest law and many others, Jayhawk lawyers have been reaching new horizons near and far for nearly 140 years.

And we do it at a great value. With one of the lowest debt-at-graduation figures among prominent law schools, our students graduate with the financial freedom to pursue opportunities wherever they lay.

Rise with us.


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direct appeals, constitutional challenges, and actual innocence cases won since 2008 by KU's Project for Innocence.


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Top 25 among public law schools — Business Insider
KU’s Project for Innocence: 2 wrongfully convicted citizens serving life sentences freed in 2015
7,700+ alumni in all 50 states, D.C., 3 U.S. territories, and 20 foreign countries
91 percent overall employment rate for Class of 2015 – top 23.3 percent nationally
23rd in the nation for most-improved employment rates
One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks and treatises
25th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation
21st: “Best Schools for Practical Training”
77 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
National Champions: 2016 National Native American Law Students Association Moot Court Competition
#19 moot court program in the nation
#17 “best value” law school in the nation — National Jurist Magazine
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