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Applying to KU

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HOW TO APPLY AS A U.S. FRESHMAN

Sign in to start a new application or continue work on an unsubmitted one. (You can also send a paper application by mail, which takes longer.)

If you need help, see the online application FAQs or email help@applyweb.com.

What to include with your application

  • $40 fee (unless you qualify for a fee grant or military waiver)
  • self-reported ACT or SAT scores (KU's ACT code is 1470 and SAT code is 6871)
  • self-reported grades and GPA from high school course work
  • list of your senior-year courses (if you're applying to the University Honors Program, you'll need to upload a copy of your transcript or have it sent to the Office of Admissions)
  • if applicable, official GED or HiSET high school equivalency test scores

Submit your complete application by Nov. 1, and you'll automatically be considered for KU's renewable scholarships — no essays or transcripts required.

You’ve applied. What's next?

You'll get an email after we receive your application, but you can always check your admission status. You should hear a decision in about two weeks after your application is complete.

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