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KU Academics

In KU’s interdisciplinary research and learning environments, Jayhawks exchange ideas, discover new ways of processing the world, and address today’s grand challenges.

Begin your undergraduate path

Your college career starts here, among a bright and enthusiastic community of Jayhawks. And if you don’t know what you’d like to study, that’s OK — we’ve designed Exploratory Pathways for students like you.

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Apply your learning to the real world

Your education isn’t confined to the classroom. Research deepens our understanding of the world and innovates the previously impossible. Experiential learning offers hands-on learning and career-building experience.

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Advance your education

Pursue an in-person or online graduate degree at the Lawrence campus, the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, or the Edwards Campus in Overland Park.

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Students studying abroad have a discussion around a table outside.

Expand your worldview

KU creates global citizens. For many Jayhawks, this means exploring the world through study abroad.

Study abroad