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Prospective Students

Washburn University School of Law is dedicated to helping students achieve their career goals by preparing them to be effective lawyers. Our nationally recognized faculty take a student-centered approach to teaching and learning, ensuring that we meet and exceed our students' expectations. At Washburn Law there is no hiding the ball from students and no presumption that students will teach themselves. That's our job!

For more than a century, Washburn Law has demonstrated its commitment to academic excellence, innovation, social justice, and diversity. We focus on collaboration, always seeking opportunities to explore current and developing issues in the legal field.

We offer an affordable public law school education strengthened by our robust financial assistance program, which automatically considers each applicant for academic and need-based scholarships and grant funding.

There has never been a more exciting time to join the Washburn Law family. Visit us and experience the Washburn Law difference for yourself. We look forward to being part of your future success.

Learn about the
Third Year Anywhere® enrollment option.

Graphic: 7.1 to 1 student-faculty ratio.
Student-to-faculty ratio

Graphic: All law students have and externship or clinic experience.
of students can get law
practice experience
through an externship
or the Washburn Law Clinic.

Graphic: Kansas is a Uniform Bar Exam state.
Washburn Law is in one of
42 jurisdictions that have
adopted the transferable
Uniform Bar Exam.

Graphic: Bar graphic comparing national average and Washburn Law student class of 2019 debt.
Washburn Law graduates have
Graphic: Washburn Law class of 2019 graduates have 33% less debt than national law school average.
less debt upon graduation than the national average for law schools.
*Class of 2019

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Admissions Leadership
Photo: Priscilla Samarripa, Director of Admissions

Priscilla Samarripa
Director of Admissions

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Law school tuition does not depend on whether courses are offered in person or online. The law school reserves the right to move some or all instruction online if the law school deems it necessary and appropriate to allow students to continue with their education in a timely fashion.