|Washburn University School of Law|
|Dean||Carla D. Pratt|
|Location||Topeka, Kansas, U.S.|
|Bar pass rate||84.54%|
|ABA profile||ABA profile|
The Washburn University School of Law, commonly referred to as Washburn Law, is a public law school located on the main campus of Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. Washburn Law was founded in 1903. The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and has been a member of the Association of American Law Schools since 1905.
Centers and programs
- Business and Transactional Law Center
- Children and Family Law Center
- Center for Excellence in Advocacy
- Center for Law and Government
- Center for Oil and Gas Law
- Center for International and Comparative Law
The Washburn Law Clinic functions as an in-house general practice law firm, providing representation in practice concentration areas such as Children and Family Law, Criminal Defense, State Tribal Court Practice, Civil Litigation, Criminal Appellate Advocacy, and Small Business and Transactional Law.
The first-year curriculum includes Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing, Civil Procedure, Contracts, Criminal Law, Torts, Constitutional Law, and Property Law. All entering students participate in the law school's academic support program designed to teach law students the law school learning strategies they need to succeed.
According to Washburns's official 2018 ABA-required disclosures, 68.0% of the Class of 2018 obtained full-time, long-term, JD-required employment within ten months of graduation. Washburns's Law School Transparency under-employment score is 18.6%, indicating the percentage of the Class of 2017 unemployed, pursuing an additional degree, or working in a non-professional, short-term, or part-time job nine months after graduation.
The total cost of attendance (indicating the cost of tuition, fees, and living expenses) at Washburn for the 2016–2017 academic year is $37,121 for residents of Kansas, Colorado, Missouri, Texas, Oklahoma, and Nebraska and $42,791 for residents of other states not previously mentioned. The Law School Transparency estimated debt-financed cost of attendance for three years is $128,387 for residents of Kansas/Colorado/Missouri/Texas/Oklahoma/Nebraska and $170,812 for residents of other states not previously mentioned.
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