University of Kansas - Pathway

University of Kansas is a public research higher education institution from Lawrence, Kansas that offers up to 128 undergraduate and postgraduate International Accelerator Programs (IAP) across 11 academic disciplines.

  • Average Tuition USD 27,900
  • Acceptance Rate 93%
  • Students 28,401
  • International Students 7%
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Student-Faculty Ratio 16:1

School Description

Founded in 1866, University of Kansas prides itself with 150 years of education experience and today is among the nation's major public research and teaching institutions. Drawing more than 28,000 students from all 50 states and 105 countries across the globe, University of Kansas has 13 schools and colleges through which it offers nearly 300 bachelor's and nearly 200 master's studies in areas of architecture, design and planning, arts, business, education, engineering, journalism and mass communications, health professions, law, liberal arts and sciences, medicine, music, nursing, pharmacy, public affairs and administration, and social welfare. University of Kansas main campus covers over 1,000 acres of historic land on the forested hills of Lawrence. Ranking #5 in Forbes' Top Small Town for Business and Careers, Lawrence bustling with local shops and restaurants, green spaces, arts and music venues.

In order to qualify for admissions at the University of Kansas, prospective international students must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale and a proof of English language proficiency through an accredited English language test such as the TOEFL or IELTS exam. However, should you need further assistance meeting these requirements, you are advised to enroll in one of University of Kansas' International Accelerator Programs (IAP), which is designed to support international students in transitioning to a student life in the United States by providing them with further academic and English language training while still earning credit hours towards a bachelor's degree program at the University of Kansas.

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  • University of Kansas
    1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA


    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.


  • Times World University Rankings 375
  • QS Rankings (Global) 386
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 201
  • SchoolApply Ranking 9
  • US News (National) 118
  • Forbes (USA) 234


  • Minimum GPA 2.50
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 88
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50


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    Established in 1866


    University of Kansas is one of only 34 public institutions in the US to be a part of the prestigious Association of American Universities.

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          • Great place to be!

            The University of Kansas is where quality of education and cultural diversity are highly valued and sought after.

          • 1992-1995, Bachelor of Science

            Great education with caring professors

            I enjoyed learning related to my chosen profession, and being educated by professors who cared that we learned. I had the amazing privilege of an on-campus job that allowed me to get to know many athletes.