for U.S. incoming freshmen
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
1 of 9 public universities with outstanding study abroad programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
$275 million in externally funded research expenditures
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times

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What do you want to do? Choose from nearly 200 fields of study.

We'll help you do the math. Costs & scholarships

Learn from the best. Become a Jayhawk.

Thank you for your interest in the University of Kansas! Located on a scenic campus in the center of the United States, KU is a comprehensive research and teaching university with nearly 200 undergraduate majors, over 600 ways to connect with other students and countless opportunities to enrich your education through undergraduate research, entrepreneurship, leadership, and service activity. As a new international student, you will find yourself in good company at KU. Our 30,000 students come from every state of the USA and 110 countries in every region of the world.

The Office of International Recruitment and Undergraduate Admissions (IRUA), assists prospective international students and processes their undergraduate applications for admission to KU. We welcome you and invite you to explore. If you have questions, do not hesitate to contact us at issrecruit@ku.edu or 785-864-2616.

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