Easier Transition

Simple admissions process and classes tailored to your academic and English-language level

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More Support

Free airport pickup, more attention in smaller classes, and language and academic help

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Career Growth

Professional development courses, internship assistance, and a greater cultural understanding

Is the KU AAP right for you?

Find out if the University of Kansas Academic Accelerator Program matches your goals.

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Students

Start earning college credits right away while you:

  • Choose from nearly 200 undergraduate degrees.
  • Improve your English-language skills.
  • Get academic, career, and cultural support.

About the University of Kansas


Located in Lawrence, Kansas — the #2 Best College Town To Live In Forever (College Ranker)

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Friendly, small city with exciting international dining, art, and music scenes.

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#60 Top Public School (U.S. News & World Report, 2021)

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28,447 students, including international students from 112 countries.

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Offers more than $249 million in research funding

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424 degree and certificate programs available

The Academic Accelerator experience

Hear why these students from around the world love the Academic Accelerator Program.

For Accepted Students

IMPORTANT! Before you arrive on campus, you need to apply for your visa,
fill out required paperwork, and pay your tuition.

For Current Students

Don’t want to miss out on any of the fun? Visit our Current Students page for cool Academic Accelerator Program events, helpful news, and more.

“I wanted to go to KU because I knew that people are accepting of different cultures there.Studying at KU, American people treat me nicely, and I think it’s because KU has manyinternational students.”

— Jinny, Business major from China