Living in Lawrence

Living in Lawrence

Lawrence boasts art galleries, museums, performance halls, global cuisine, lakes, trails, Division I athletics and proximity to Topeka and Kansas City. It's laid-back living in a cosmopolitan Midwest community. More...

Student Life & Traditions

Law school can be competitive, but KU Law students will tell you that Green Hall is a highly collegial place. Events sponsored by student organizations are among the most important law school traditions. More on student life and traditions...


KU Law values diversity in its student body and believes that the intentional creation of a diverse learning environment is essential to achieving the university's educational mission. More...

Housing & Child Care

Living and playing in Lawrence is one of the great benefits of a KU Law education, and it's a wonderful place to raise a family. More...


population of Lawrence, Kansas. Not too big, not too small.

8th best
college town

in the nation, according to American Institute for Economic Research.

7th smartest city

in the United States, according to

40 minutes east

is Kansas City, with an international airport, shopping, and entertainment.

100 countries

home to students who come to KU each year. Expand your network.

28 and 600

student organizations at KU Law and campuswide. Get involved.


university in the world represented by the Jayhawk. Rock Chalk!


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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