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The Jayhawk Experience

Are you ready to rise to the challenge?

Accepted students who have paid their deposit can begin choosing a date for their orientation.
Register for Orientation

July 1 is the day the 2018 application will go live.
APPLY FOR ADMISSION

It's not too late to apply for fall 2017 admission!
Application deadlines

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Choose from over 200 fields of study

KU's schools and college

  • Architecture, Design & Planning
  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Journalism & Mass Communications
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Social Welfare

Explore our academics


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Who are the students of KU?

Jayhawks come from

  • All 50 states
  • 103 countries
  • 62% in-state
  • 38% out-of-state

With many backgrounds and life experiences

  • 23.9% students of color
  • 51% female
  • 49% male
  • 74% receive financial aid
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At the center of it all

Jayhawks stay active in over 30 sports clubs and 20+ intramural sports.
Sports & recreation

About 3,600 students are members of fraternities and sororities.
Greek life at KU

KU's Big Event rallies thousands of students to volunteer their time to Lawrence residents and organizations.
All clubs & organizations

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What Connects Us

Our traditions honor a vibrant past and enhance an already bright future

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Love for Lawrence runs deep

Come here, and you’ll feel it — the amazing energy and close sense of community between the city and university. With the dining, shopping, and entertainment options of a metropolitan area paired with a college-town feel, Lawrence, Kansas, defies expectations. It's even better than you knew it would be.


24 hours in Lawrence

Maps & directions