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KU is a great place to pursue a graduate degree. We invite you to explore our graduate degree programs, resources, people and community. Graduate education is central to KU’s mission of learning, scholarship and creative activity. 10 programs ranked in the top 10 among public universities and 43 ranked among the top 50, you will find a program that will prepare you as a professional in your discipline. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have questions about our programs.

 

Student RESEARCH

Charlie Fehl, a graduate student in medicinal chemistry, is working to find more selective and effective treatments for prostate cancer.

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Graduate PROGRAMS

Since 1966, foreign area officers (FAOs) have chosen the University of Kansas for its diverse degree offerings, supportive community, and vibrant hometown of Lawrence. Will you join their ranks?

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Acclaimed FACULTY

Marta Caminero-Santangelo, associate professor of English at the University of Kansas, explores how literature can shape who people are, and who they understand themselves to be as a group — specifically, in this case, as an ethnic group: Latinos. Here, she discusses her research as well as KUs new Latino/a studies minor, the power of a good story and the value of service learning.

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Lawrence & CAMPUS

Considered one of the most beautiful in the nation, KU's main campus in Lawrence, Kansas occupies 1,000 acres on and around historic Mount Oread in Lawrence, a community of more than 80,000 in the forested hills of eastern Kansas.

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KU graduate students conduct research, like Mubarak Muhammad Alhajeri in Chemical & Petroleum Engineering:

KU graduate students conduct research, like Mubarak Muhammad Alhajeri in Chemical & Petroleum Engineering: http://t.co/mQKx9avJ0G


The first studio art class at KU began in 1869
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
1 of 9 public universities with outstanding study abroad programs.
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46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
$260.5 million in externally funded research expenditures
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times