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L.E.A.D. Legal Education Accelerated Degree Program

An innovative program for KU students in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences can earn both a B.A. and a J.D. degree in six years instead of seven. Get a jump on your future in law and L.E.A.D.

Apply to L.E.A.D.

As a KU L.E.A.D.-er, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Save a semester of undergraduate tuition
  • Receive guaranteed admission to KU Law upon meeting assured admission criteria
  • Build your law school support network before you start
  • Prepare for your career through specialized law-related programming and field trips
  • Access to specialized internship opportunities

For Fall 2020, KU Law welcomed it's largest LEAD class yet!