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You'll be guaranteed a renewable scholarship if you meet the qualifications and submit a complete admission application by Nov. 1.

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Estimated cost of tuition, fees, books, & housing, 2016-17
Freshman standard tuition (plus any school course fees) $9,579
Required campus fees $910
Housing and meals $6,100 - $11,600
Books $1,080
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Estimated cost includes allowances for tuition and fees (based on 30 hours each academic year in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; other programs may have additional course fees), room and board, and books. For financial aid purposes, other estimated costs are $1,900 for transportation and $1,170 for personal expenses. For cost questions, contact the Registrar at registrar@ku.edu or 785-864-4423.

KU's 2016-17 renewable scholarships for Kansans.
Scholarship ACT/SAT** GPA/4.0 Award
Chancellor 32 or 1450 3.85 $20,000

($5,000/yr)

Traditions 31 or 1420 3.75 $16,000

($4,000/yr)

Crimson & Blue 28 or 1310 3.5 $8,000

($2,000/yr)

Rock Chalk 25 or 1200 3.5 $4,000

($1,000/yr)

Jayhawk 24 or 1160 3.75 $4,000

($1,000/yr)

National Merit Finalist, National Hispanic Scholar Must select KU as No. 1 college choice with National Merit Scholarship Corp. $40,000

($10,000/yr)

 
KU Pell Advantage* 22 or 1100 3.25 Up to $41,964 ($10,491/yr) Combination of scholarships & grants to fund tuition & fees
  *Must file the FAFSA by the 3/1 priority date each year and be Pell-eligible. Must be admitted to KU by 3/1.  Renewal criteria is 24 KU hours per year with 2.5 KU GPA and retain Pell Grant Advantage.

These scholarships cannot be combined and are available to domestic Kansas freshmen who enroll for the fall semester immediately completing high school. Renewal criteria for the non-Pell scholarships is 30 KU hours per year with a 3.25 KU GPA. See Scholarship FAQs »

**All references to SAT scores refer to math and evidence-based reading and writing from tests taken after February 2016. For tests taken before February 2016 please use this table to convert your score.

Special Kansas freshman scholarships
Follow additional instructions to apply for these scholarships. Deadlines vary.

Hixson Opportunity Award for students who would otherwise not be able to attend KU. Deadline: Feb. 1

J.L. Cleland GLBT Non-discrimination Scholarship Deadline: Feb. 1

Estimated cost of tuition, fees, books, & housing, 2016-17
Freshman standard tuition (plus any school course fees) $24,961.50
Required campus fees $910
Housing and meals $6,100 - $11,600
Books $1,080
Calculate your costs & aid »

Estimated cost includes allowances for tuition and fees (based on 30 hours each academic year in the College of Liberal Arts and Science; other programs may have additional course fees), room and board, and books. For financial aid purposes, other estimated costs are $1,900 for transportation and $1,170 for personal expenses. For cost questions, contact the Registrar at registrar@ku.edu or 785-864-4423.

KU's 2016-17 renewable scholarships for nonresidents.
Scholarship ACT/SAT*** GPA/4.0 Award
KU Excellence 28 or 1310 3.5 $42,368

($10,592/yr**)

KU Distinction 25 or 1200 3.5 $24,000

($6,000/yr)

KU Achievement 24 or 1160 3.75 $16,000

($4,000/yr)

 
National Merit Finalist, National Hispanic Scholar Must select KU as No. 1 college choice with National Merit Scholarship Corp. $42,368

($10,592/yr)

Midwest Student Exchange Program 24 or 1160 3.25 $42,368

($10,592/yr)**

 

 
Jayhawk Generations

You must have parent, step-parent, grandparent, stepgrandparent, great-grandparent or legal guardian who graduated from KU.

28+ or 1310 3.5 $50,368

($12,592/yr)**

25-27 or 1200-1300 3.5 $29,956

($7,489/yr)**

24 or 1160-1190 3.5 $19,968

($4,992/yr)**

**Partial tuition waiver.

**All references to SAT scores refer to math and evidence-based reading and writing from tests taken after February 2016. For tests taken before February 2016 please use this table to convert your score.

These scholarships cannot be combined and are available to eligible, domestic nonresident freshmen who enroll for the fall semester after completing high school. Renewal criteria is 30 KU hours per year with a 3.25 KU GPA. See Scholarship FAQs »


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214.533.2251
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785-864-5408

 


 
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