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The University of Kansas (KU) is a state-sponsored, public research institution located in Kansas, United States. KU is spread across five campuses and through its 14 colleges, the university offers a wide range of master's degree courses.

  • Average Tuition USD 23,700
  • Acceptance Rate 93%
  • Students 30,000
  • International Students 7%
  • Intakes Fall Spring Summer
  • Application Deadline May 1 November 15 April 1
  • Campus Setting City

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School Description

The University of Kansas (KU) provides an opportunity to its master's students to be innovators and leaders ready to face the challenges of their chosen industries, academy, government, and the world through its teaching and research-intensive faculties. KU offers 129 master’s degree programs which cut across diverse subject areas including education, design, art, architecture, journalism, and law. The academic programs are supported by 12 libraries and several museums. KU provides information for possible career/career paths, potential employers and job search strategy tips to its master’s students. In addition, part-time work is available for master’s students interested in combining study and temporary placements. 

Some notable KU alumni include - Astronomer and the discoverer of Pluto in 1930, Vernon L. Smith - Nobel Prize laureate in economics (2002), Juan Manuel Santos – Former President of Colombia and 2016 Nobel Peace Prize winner, and Brian McClendon - Co-founder, Google Earth, and senior executive at Uber.

  • 01KU is ranked among the top 400 universities in the world by QS Global World Ranking.
  • 02The University of Kansas is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • 0342 Nationally ranked graduated academic programs

Master Programs

  • 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045, United States

    Accounting

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

  • 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045, United States

    Aerospace Engineering

    This ME / MS program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of basi more
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    African & African-American studies

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture an more
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    American Studies

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of American history, society, literature, and culture  

Rankings

  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 367
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 227
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 351
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 201
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 234
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 129

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • GRE Required
  • GMAT Required
  • Minimum PTE 55

Accreditations

    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    KU has a variety of scholarships for international master's degree students including the Dwight Eisenhower/Clifford Roberts Graduate Fellowship, the Graduate Scholarly Presentation Travel Fund, the Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship, the Self Graduating Senior Fellowship, the Chancellor's Doctoral Fellowship, the Bernadette Gray-Little Graduate Fellowship, the University Graduate Fellowship, and many others.

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    Established in 1865

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