The degree of Juris Doctor will be granted to all students who satisfactorily complete the upper-level requirements and:
- Graduate from an accredited college with a baccalaureate degree.
- Complete 90 hours of credit in the law school with a grade point average of at least 2.00 and a passing grade in all required courses. A minimum of 74 hours shall be taken in courses in which a letter grade is received.
- Complete the course of study for the J.D. degree no earlier than 24 months and no later than 84 months after commencing law study at Washburn or a law school from which Washburn has accepted transfer credit.
- Comply with the rules pertaining to legal education prescribed by the Supreme Court of the State of Kansas, the American Bar Association and the Association of American Law Schools.