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University of Kansas School of Law

University of Kansas School of LawUniversity of Kansas School of Law is located in the state of Kansas. As one of the leading law programs, University of Kansas School of Law has a high average LSAT score of 155-160 when recruiting new students. As a return, the median starting salary for law graduates reaches $62,500 per year. See the following table for detailed admissions information and career profiles of University of Kansas School of Law.

University of Kansas is abbreviated for UKS: https://www.abbreviationfinder.org/acronyms/uks_university-of-kansas.html

Admissions: University of Kansas

Fall 2009 Admissions and Enrollment Statistics  
Total number of full- and part-time applicants 1,098
Total number of full- and part-time acceptances 387
Overall acceptance rate 35.2%
Total number of full- and part-time first-year students enrolled 163
Number of full-time program applicants 1,098
Number of full-time program acceptances 387
Full-time acceptance rate 35.2%
Number of first-year full-time students enrolled 163
Number of part-time program applicants N/A
Number of part-time program acceptances N/A
Part-time acceptance rate N/A
Number of first-year part-time students enrolled N/A
Fall 2009 GPA and LSAT Scores  
25th-75th percentile GPA scores for all students 3.25-3.71
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for all students 155-160
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for full-time students 3.25-3.71
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for full-time students 155-160
25th-75th percentile undergraduate GPA for part-time students N/A
25th-75th percentile LSAT scores for part-time students N/A

Careers: University of Kansas

Bar Statistics (Winter and Summer 2008 administrations)  
State where the greatest number of first-time test takers took the bar KS
School's bar passage rate for first-time test takers 94.2%
Statewide bar passage rate for first-time test takers 89.3%
Class of 2008 Graduates  
Total graduates 164
Graduates employed at graduation 69.4%
Graduates known to be employed nine months after graduation 93.6%
Starting Salaries of 2008 Graduates Employed Full-time  
25th percentile private sector starting salary $50,000
Median private sector starting salary $62,500
75th percentile private sector starting salary $105,000
Percent in the private sector who reported salary information 71%
Median public service starting salary $46,000
Areas of Legal Practice (Class of 2008)  
Percent employed in academia 0.8%
Percent employed in business and industry 14.6%
Percent employed in government 17.5%
Percent employed in all judicial clerkships 7.3%
Percent employed in law firms 56.2%
Percent employed in public interest 3.6%
Percent employed in an unknown field 0.0%
Percent employed in a judicial clerkship by an Article III federal judge 2.9%
2008 Graduates Employment Location  
Graduates employed in-state 44%
Graduates employed in foreign countries 2%
Number of states where graduates are employed 21
New England (CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT) 1.5%
Middle Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA) 2.2%
East North Central (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) 2.2%
West North Central (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) 67.9%
South Atlantic (DE, DC, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, VA, WV) 5.1%
East South Central (AL, KY, MS, TN) 0.0%
West South Central (AR, LA, OK, TX) 5.1%
Pacific (AK, CA, HI, OR, WA) 4.4%
Mountain (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY) 8.7%
Employment location unknown 0.7%
Career Services  
(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Career services operations The Office of Career Services is committed to helping all students, regardless of career aspirations or credentials, to realize their employment goals. Annually over 100 employers interview on campus. The Office also offers counseling sessions, resume and interviewing workshops, a 1L Mentor Program, and a speaker series featuring a diverse group of panelists from all areas of the law.
Job Type  
Bar admission required or anticipated (e.g., attorney and corporate counsel positions, law clerks, judicial clerks) 88.0%
J.D. preferred, law degree enhances position (e.g., corporate contracts administrator, alternative dispute resolution specialist, government regulatory analyst, FBI special agent) 8.0%
Professional/other (jobs that require professional skills or training but for which a J.D. is neither preferred nor particularly applicable; e.g., accountant, teacher, business manager, nurse) 4.0%
Nonprofessional/other (job that does not require any professional skills or training or is taken on a temporary basis and not viewed as part of a career path) 1.0%

 

 

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