Students studying at KU


​5,000 courses. More than 400 degree and certificate programs. And 2,800 faculty members, many of them at the top of their fields.

In KU’s dynamic, cross-disciplinary research and learning environment, students exchange ideas, discover new ways of processing the world, and address society’s grand challenges.

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Students studying at KU

​Classroom Experience

Think critically

Learn from faculty who are experts in their fields. Attend small, interdisciplinary classes. And study in high-tech collaborative spaces.

Student researcher

Undergraduate Research

Research your subject

The Center for Undergraduate Research supports mentorship programs and opportunities to begin research or creative projects as early as your freshman year.

Graduate students

Graduate Programs

Go beyond

Pursue a graduate degree on the Lawrence campus, at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City or the Edwards Campus in Overland Park — or with online and distance programs.

Students in a certificate program

Certificate Programs

Gain firsthand experience

Take what you learn in the classroom and use it in the real world. An experiential learning certificate on your transcript highlights your experience.

Study Abroad

Expand your worldview

The University of Kansas cultivates global citizens. For many Jayhawks, this means exploring the world through study abroad.

Start your international experience

of KU undergraduates study abroad
programs in 50+ countries
in study abroad scholarships awarded every year