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Apply by Nov. 1 for a big boost — and a few bonuses too.

Be an early action Jayhawk.

Meet our Nov. 1 deadline to earn the perks of early action.

What is early action?

Early action status is a way for us to reward your enthusiasm. It doesn’t bind you to acceptance, but it does add advantages (and a little fun) to the admission process.

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Scholarship consideration

By applying early, you will be considered for merit-based scholarship opportunities.


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Advance access to next steps

Orientation registration unlocks in advance for early action applicants. You can also contract with KU Student Housing between Nov. 4 and Jan. 10 to be one of the first students to select a room in the spring.


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Limited-edition KU gifts

Meet the early action deadline and receive a snazzy scarf — the perfect addition to your campus sledding attire.

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Does your future look crimson and blue?

If so, take action early and submit your application now.

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