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The University of Kansas

We’re an innovative research institution, a school rich with tradition, and a home to students who, as alumni, go on to lead their professions.

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Ready to apply? We don’t require SAT or ACT scores for general admission or merit-based aid, and you’ll self-report GPA and submit final transcripts after you’ve been admitted. Provide your test scores if you have them. If you want more information, join our mailing list or contact your admissions rep.

Fall application deadlines

Nov. 1
Freshman early action application deadline
Feb. 1
FAFSA Priority Date
March 1
Extended freshman scholarship deadline
May 1
Transfer scholarship deadline
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Consideration for our merit-based aid no longer requires an SAT or ACT score

In 2019, KU awarded over $60 million in institutional scholarships. Along with other forms of aid and family savings, scholarships can serve as a key to affording your degree — an important investment in yourself.

Freshman Scholarships

Meet our community

Our admissions team can introduce you to KU’s environment of possibility, with both online information sessions and in-person visits available.
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Say yes to KU

If you’ve been accepted to KU, you have a short 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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