About the Undergraduate Accelerator
For many international students, the move to a university in the U.S. can be as challenging as it is rewarding. Want to make the most of your new language, new ways of learning and your new home?
The KU Undergraduate Accelerator (UA) eases your transition. How? By combining credit-bearing courses from the first year of your degree with additional support services created especially for international students. So you’re set up for maximum success, thanks to:
- Teaching tailored to your academic and language level
- Enriching cultural experiences
- Receiving 24/7 support from trained staff
Which Option is Right For You?
There are three flexible Undergraduate Accelerator tracks to choose from, depending on your qualifications and personal preferences.
compare your options
|Integrated Accelerator Program (IAP)||Academic Accelerator Program 2 (AAP2)||Academic Accelerator Program 3 (AAP3)|
|Recommended For||Bilingual students||Students who want some English language support||Students seeking an immersive English-learning experience|
|Main benefit||Direct enrollment into their degree program||A curriculum designed to fit your academic and English-language needs||A tailored educational experience with a curriculum bridging language, culture, and academics|
|Length||2 semesters/9 months||2 semesters/9 months||3 semesters/12 months|
|Minimum GPA Required||2.5||2.5||2.5|
|English Skills Required||Advanced||Intermediate||Moderate|
|Estimated Tuition and Fees||$23,056 – $30,727||$25,623 – $31,605||$37,346 – $40,560|
Time to completion varies based on a student’s English-language ability, degree choice and course load per semester.
Prepare for the global job market
Qualified Undergraduate Accelerator students can get professional training, career advisement and internship opportunities.