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How to apply to KU

Apply online as a U.S. freshman

You’ll use CollegeNET to submit your online application.

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Students who submit a complete application by Nov. 10 are automatically considered for KU's renewable scholarships.

What will you include with your application?

  • $40 fee
    Some may 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 coursework
  • A 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

You’ve applied. What's next?

We’ll email you after we receive your completed application, and about two weeks after with our decision.

Need to update a submitted application?

Change your GPA, test scores, and personal information, or let us know you've decided not to attend KU.

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If you haven’t experienced KU in person, visit campus — it's the best way to help make your decision.

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