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How international students apply to KU

General admission to most programs in CLAS (including undecided majors)
March 15
Summer application deadline

April 1
Fall application deadline

May 1
Summer application deadline for transfer students within the U.S.

June 1
Fall application deadline for transfer students within the U.S.

October 1
Final spring application deadline

November 15
Spring application deadline for transfer students within the U.S.
Dance, Film, Media Studies, and Theatre
March 15
Summer application deadline for freshmen
Summer application deadline for transfer students outside the U.S.

April 1
Fall application deadline for freshmen
Fall application deadline for transfer students within the U.S.

May 15
Summer application deadline for transfer students within the U.S.

June 1
Fall application deadline for transfer students

October 1
Spring application deadline for freshmen
Spring application deadline for transfer students outside the U.S.

November 15
Spring application deadline for transfer students within the U.S.
Visual Arts in the School of the Arts
February 1
Fall and summer application deadline

October 1
Spring application deadline

November 1
Application deadline for visual arts scholarships
Readmission to KU
Students applying for readmission to KU must observe the deadlines applicable to their academic majors

In general, students applying from outside the U.S. should apply
  • By April 2 for the fall
  • By October 1 for the spring
  • By March 15 for the summer

In general, students applying from within the U.S. should apply
  • By August 8 for the fall
  • By January 7 for the spring
  • By May 24 for the summer
IRUA scholarships
January 15
Application deadline for IRUA scholarships

February 1
Application deadline for the Phi Theta Kappa scholarship
School of Architecture, Design, and Planning
February 1
Final fall and summer application deadline to apply admission to architecture programs
Final deadline to submit portfolio, color inventory sheet, and essay questions to the Design Program for fall admission

October 1
Spring application deadline for admission to architecture programs
Spring application and material deadline for admission to design programs

November 1
Fall and summer priority application deadline for admission to architecture programs
Fall application deadline for admission to design programs

November 15
Early admission deadline for fall admission to design programs (submit portfolio, color inventory sheet, and essay questions to the department for review)
School of Business
February 15
Fall application deadline for transfer students within the U.S.

April 1
Fall application deadline for freshmen
Fall application deadline for transfer students outside the U.S.

September 15
Spring application deadline for transfer students within the U.S.

October 1
Spring application deadline for freshmen
Spring application deadline for transfer students outside the U.S.
School of Education
Athletic Training Program
May 1
Fall application deadline for transfer students
HSES and HPE programs
February 1
Fall application deadline
Teacher education and community health
September 19
Spring application deadline for transfer students
School of Engineering
March 15
Summer application deadline

April 1
Fall application deadline

October 1
Spring application deadline
School of Journalism
February 1
Fall and summer application deadline

September 1
Spring application deadline
School of Music
February 1
Fall application deadline

October 1
Spring application deadline

December 1
Summer application deadline
School of Nursing
October 1
Fall application deadline for transfer students
School of Pharmacy
January 15
Fall application deadline
School of Social Welfare
February 1
Fall application deadline for sophomores and transfer applicants outside the U.S.

June 1
Fall application deadline for transfer students within the U.S.


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