Graduate Studies

Welcome to Graduate Studies at the University of Kansas

Graduate education at KU prepares students to be innovators and leaders ready to meet the demands of the academy, industry, government, and our global society.

Graduate Studies at KU consists of four units:

The Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies provides services to all graduate students and graduate programs at KU, including the provision of information and resources and the maintenance of policies and processes.

The Office of Graduate Admissions guides applicants to information on graduate programs at KU, processes applications for admissions to graduate programs, and assists graduate programs in creating and managing new student enrollment.

The Office of Graduate Military Programs assists military service members in obtaining advanced civilian educational degrees and acts as the liaison between KU and the United States Armed Offices.

The Madison & Lila Self Graduate Fellowship identifies, recruits, and provides funding and development opportunities for exceptional Ph.D. students in business, economics, engineering, mathematics, and biological, biomedical, pharmaceutical, and physical sciences


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