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Student life at KU

KU graduate students pursue singular disciplines, but we share a mutual mission of support and respect. In the classroom and beyond, you’ll belong to an enthusiastic and welcoming community of Jayhawks.

Clubs and organizations

KU offers over 100 graduate-focused clubs and organizations. Ranging from interests and hobbies to academics and advocacy, student organizations give Jayhawks a platform to raise their voices and share their enthusiasm with a like-minded community of graduate students.
Two students from KU's Beekeeping Club inspect a hive. The hive boxes are brightly colored with historic Jayhawks painted on the side.

International student life

One in six KU graduate students are from outside the U.S. We proudly claim an active community of international Jayhawks, and invite all to celebrate and share their cultures.
A group of international students, standing in front of an inflatable Jayhawk.

KU Graduate Students

graduate students
from beyond Kansas — 17% internationally
1 in 5
from racially diverse backgrounds

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