KU Law School bucks trend with increase in applications
Bucking the trend of US law schools seeing less applications from prospective students is Kansas University School of Law, which saw applications increase by19 per cent for 2012.
The school still hasn’t garnered the number of applications received at its highest point in 2010, which 1,120 people applied, but this year’s figure of 973 applications is a marked increase on last year’s 819.
The figures are doubly impressive when one considers that applications for admission to law school dropped by 13.7 per cent nation-wide.
KU Law Dean Stephen Mazza offered an explanation for the figures: “I think they’re starting to make the realization that it just makes more sense to go to a high-quality public school as opposed to paying twice as much to go to a private school, or sometimes three times as much.”
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