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Explore the University of Kansas

Across campuses and disciplines, in classrooms and laboratories, graduate Jayhawks inspire each other forward.

Where we are

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Our flagship campus stands atop a hill overlooking the forested hills of Lawrence, a city of 100,000 and a historic hub of culture and progressive change. There’s no other place — in Kansas or elsewhere — quite like our original hometown.
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Our campuses

KU’s reach stretches across Kansas. We’ve grown from a single campus in Lawrence to five, including the Edwards Campus in Overland Park and medical branches in Kansas City, Wichita, and Salina. Together, we’re changing the world for the better.
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Visit us, in person or virtually

We always encourage students to visit campus or connect virtually with KU staff or faculty. Email Graduate Admissions to coordinate your next visit experience.


In pursuit of graduate degrees and certificates, students conduct innovative research and gain hands-on experience with leading experts.
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Student life

Jayhawks find their place in a community of scholars, with campus resources and support at every point along their degree path.
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Explore your housing options

Practical considerations like housing and living arrangements factor into your grad school decision. The following guide offers an honest, in-depth look at housing options in Lawrence and covers important details like affordability, location, and amenities.
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Explore Graduate School Week

Each semester, graduate programs from across KU's campus join KU Graduate Admissions to discuss what graduate school is like at the University of Kansas. Watch previous sessions to learn more about graduate school at KU.

Graduate School Overview

Learn about how graduate school may be a good fit for your personal and professional goals.

Graduate School Application Process

Learn about the steps to take to apply to graduate school.

Master of Public Administration

Join School of Public Affairs & Administration Graduate Programming Manager Cari Ann Kreienhop to learn about how MPA graduates work to create change in our communities and nonprofit organizations and how to complete the application to start your public service journey.

Master of Social Work

Discuss program and curriculum, application and timelines for the masters of social work.

Get started

Ready to start the conversation with KU? Begin the application process or sign up for our email list.