Admission to the University of Kansas
The School of Education and Human Sciences admits incoming freshmen directly into the undergraduate programs. Incoming first-year students who meet KU’s assured admission criteria and designate an SOEHS major on their application are eligible for direct admission.
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All high school juniors and seniors, as well as other individuals, will need to apply for undergraduate admission to the University of Kansas (KU) through the Office of Admission.
Individuals interested in transferring coursework from another institution will need to apply for transfer admission to KU through the Office of Admission.
Current KU Students
Are you a current KU student who has decided to apply to the School of Education and Human Sciences? Please read the information at the following link.
Graduate Students (Campus-based & Online)
Graduate students are encouraged to apply for admission through the Office of Graduate Studies at KU.
Please note that each individual graduate program offered through the School of Education and Human Sciences has a unique set of program application requirements and application deadlines. Visit your graduate program web page for additional details.
Edwards Campus Students
For the undergraduate degree completion programs at the Edwards Campus in Overland Park, most transfer students should have already completed the majority of their general education requirements and prerequisites. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact a program advisor before applying as a transfer student to KU.
Graduate students interested in applying to complete a program at the Edwards Campus are encouraged to apply for admission through the Office of Graduate Studies at KU.
International students are encouraged to apply to the School of Education and Human Sciences based on their level of degree/education interest:
- Intensive English or English as a Second Language (ESL): Applied English Center
- Bachelor’s degree (B.S. or B.S.E.): International Recruitment & Undergraduate Admissions
- Graduate degree (M.A., M.S., M.S.E., Ed.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.): Graduate Studies
You will find yourself in good company as an international student at KU, located in Lawrence, Kansas - the heart of the United States. As a new international student, you will join thousands of students who have come from more than 110 countries in every region of the world. The Office of International Admissions will assist prospective international students in their application for admission to KU.
Non-Degree Seeking Students
Individuals interested in enrolling in coursework without the intent to complete a degree program are encouraged to apply as non-degree seeking students. For more information, please contact the academic department of interest via email.
The School of Education & Human Sciences comprises five academic departments. To request to enroll in a course as a non-degree seeking student, please contact the specific department of interest via email.
Declaring a Minor
KU students interested in declaring a minor offered through the School of Education and Human Sciences are encouraged to connect with one of the School’s undergraduate student ambassadors or their assigned academic advisor in Jayhawk GPS.