THE ULTIMATE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXPERIENCE

Adjusting to college life in the U.S. can be challenging. To make your transition as easy and productive as possible, KU AAP sets you up for success with:

  • Academic, English-language and cultural support
  • College credit towards your University of Kansas degree
  • Access to exclusive courses and cultural events

American Cultural
Experiences

American Cultural
Experiences

Learn the Rock Chalk cheer at a basketball game, celebrate American holidays together, and explore all that Lawrence, Kansas has to offer — just three of the many American university experiences you’ll have during your first year.

English-Language
Support

English-Language
Support

Our dedicated student services team and English-language curriculum make sure that you’re prepared for your classes. Plus, you’ll feel more comfortable socially to join the KU community.

Support Services

Support Services

You’ll have access to 5-star services, including a support line for all questions. Of course, your dedicated KU AAP Student Services team is always happy to help, too.

Small Class
Sizes

Small Class
Sizes

You’re given greater individual attention and tailored support with our small class sizes.

Streamlined
Application

Streamlined
Application

Think applying to college has to be stressful? KU’s admissions team provides fast turnaround on applications and answers to your questions. Plus, you’ll receive dedicated support to ensure you submit all the correct paperwork.

Arrival Services

Arrival Services

We’re here to help you get settled in your exciting new home! KU UA students benefit from free airport pickup, move-in help, class registration support, and help with day-to-day concerns such as setting up a bank account and a mobile phone.

Explore Degree Options

Qualified students have more than 200 degrees to select from 13 different schools. Choose your area of study, or browse all undergraduate degrees.

Professional Growth

The Academic Accelerator Program experience provides more than academic, language and cultural growth. With the included Career Accelerator, you can also gain valuable professional skills that prepare you for a successful career.

The Career Accelerator is designed specifically for international students:

  • Four semesters of professional development and career guidance
  • Skills-based training and opportunities for internships
  • Unique workshops, real-world experiences and cross-cultural group work

Pick the track that
leads to your future

The Career Accelerator offers five tracks, so you can focus on what's most helpful for your professional future.

College to career

College to career

For students preparing for an internship during college or as their job search once they graduate.

Advanced
Degree
Preparation

Advanced
Degree
Preparation

For students who plan to get a graduate degree after their undergraduate degree.

Sponsored
Business
Development

Sponsored
Business
Development

For students participating in a corporate sponsorship program. Includes activities customized for that company or industry.

Family Business
Development

Family Business
Development

For students interested in pursuing career strengthening and growing a family-owned business.

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

For students who want to start, own and manage a business after they get their degree.

Experience KU Beyond the Classroom

KU has more than 600 student organizations, Intramural and Club Sports, Undergraduate Research Opportunities and so much more.

ARE YOU READY TO BECOME A JAYHAWK?