To law school...and beyond!

Prelaw degree

What Can You Do With a Law Degree?

Plenty! Law school is not just for lawyers these days. Whether you're interested in law, non-profit sectors, government, education, administration, or politics, law school may be right for you. Get started with three simple steps!

1. Watch the Pre-Law Basics (KU ID required)
If you've already attended a Pre-Law Basics session but aren't receiving Pre-Law Update emails, request them at
Live versions of this seminar will be hosted at various times during the Fall and Spring semesters. Those events will be announced in the Pre-Law Update Email, which you can sign up for by emailing
2. Contact the Pre-Law Advisor
Call 785-864-2834 and ask to make an appointment with the pre-law advisor.
3. Prepare for Law School
Learn about Law School admission and statistics, as well as the majors, classes, extracurriculars, internships, books, and organizations that may help you. And don't miss any of the important dates!

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