• Home
  • Academics
  • Degrees
  • East Asian Languages and Literatures
  • Joint J.D./M.A.
  • Admission

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Admission to the Joint Program

In addition to the KU admission requirements » for graduate study, to be admitted to the joint J.D./M.A. EALC Program, an applicant must hold an earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and meet the admission requirements for both the School of Law and the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures.  Students apply for each program separately and must be admitted to both programs no later than the end of the first year of study in Law or the completion of more than 16 credit hours in EALC. Full-time, in-resident study is required for the joint J.D./M.A. EALC program.

The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is the only standardized test required for an applicant to the joint degree program.

Visit the KU School of Law » for more information about requirements for admission to the J.D. and the EALC graduate admissions page for more information about admission to the EALC M.A. program.


Give to East Asia

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times