Consumer Information

American Bar Association (ABA) required disclosures

The Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association is the recognized national agency for accreditation of J.D. programs. The council has promulgated Standard 509, which requires that every law school disclose consumer information.

The disclosures summarize the data that the law school reports annually to the ABA, providing information regarding admissions, tuition and fees, living expenses, grants and scholarships, conditional scholarships, enrollment, attrition rates, faculty and administrators, curriculum, library resources and bar passage. 

View ABA disclosures (PDF)

Additional disclosures

Learn about the law school’s policies regarding the transfer of credit earned at another institution of higher education, the criteria used for transfer of credit and the list of institutions, if any, with which the law school has an articulation agreement.

Transfer credit policies

The employment status of law school graduates nine months after graduation. The form of the disclosure is required by the standard and approved by the Council.

Employment data

In addition to a bar examination, there are character, fitness and other qualifications for admission to the bar in every U.S. jurisdiction. Applicants are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the jurisdiction. Addresses for all relevant agencies are available through the National Conference of Bar Examiners. A bar admission guide is also available.

The central administration of the University of Missouri-Kansas City sets policies related to tuition and refunds. You can find the details at the link below.