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The University of Kansas

Join an active, spirited community of more than 1,700 international students representing over 100 countries in every region of the world.

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KU by the numbers

150+
years of excellence
500+
degree programs
#1
ranked honors program among publics

Ready to apply?

Start our online application, save your progress, and submit when you are ready. If you want more information, join our email list or contact a member of the International Admissions team.

International application deadlines

May 1
Fall deadline for students outside U.S., Applied English Center priority deadline
June 1
Fall deadline for students within U.S., Applied English Center regular deadline
Nov. 15
Spring application deadline for students outside U.S.
Dec. 1
Spring application deadline for students within U.S.
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International students can qualify for renewable scholarships that range from $3,000 per year to a full tuition waiver.

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Meet our team

Through one-on-one video meeting, online office hours, email, or social media, you can contact International Admissions staff members your preferred way.

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Plan for arrival

If you’ve been accepted to KU, you have a list of things to do before your first day of classes. We’re here to help you make the transition successfully.

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