Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.
Shorelight helps international students attend top universities in the U.S.

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University of Kansas

The University of Kansas is a top-tier public research university with a commitment to a research-focused academic curriculum and career support.

  • #130 National UniversitiesU.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • #59 Top Public Schools U.S. News & World Report, 2020


Undergraduate Degrees

At KU, you can choose from over 190 fields of study, including top-ranked business, engineering, pharmacy, education, and architecture programs.

  • School of Engineering
  • School of Business
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • School of Arts
  • School of Public Affairs & Administration
  • School of Architecture & Design
  • School of Education & Human Sciences
  • School of Health Professions
  • School of Journalism & Mass Communication
  • School of Music
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Social Welfare

Life in Lawrence, Kansas

Lawrence is a college town with a welcoming arts community, green spaces for staying active, top-rated restaurants, and wide-ranging shops.



Important Dates

Fall 2020

Application Deadline

July 10, 2020

Payment Deadline

July 27, 2020

Move-in Date

August 10, 2020

Program Start

August 10, 2020

Tuition & Cost

Tuition, housing, dining, and other fees vary by degree program, housing location, and preferences. Shorelight Signature Student Experience services — including visa help and career services — are included with tuition.


Typical cost for two semesters











Typical housing fees for one academic year. See all housing options below.

Housing prices vary based on room choice, amenities, and program track. Student preference is taken into account, but preferred pick is not guaranteed.

How To Apply

We offer a streamlined application process for international students.

  1. Complete your application

    Our advisors walk you through everything you need – transcripts, English scores, passport & more.

  2. Submit additional documentation

    Once you receive a final admission letter, you will need to submit your I-20 request form, certification of finances, and other paperwork.

  3. Apply for your F-1 student visa

    Our staff guides you through the visa application process and helps you prepare for your visa interview, too.

Academic Requirements

Entry requirements vary by program track and graduate level. Please contact an advisor for more detail.

University of Kansas


  • #130 National Universities
  • 27,690 total enrollment
  • 5.7% international students
  • Quaint midwestern town

KU Academic Accelerator Program

There is a month left to apply.

Deadline July 10, 2020

University of Kansas

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