Academic accelerator program 2 (aap2)
Academic Accelerator Program 2 (AAP2)
Ready to empower your international studies? The AAP2 is a balanced first-year program for international students with good English-language skills. It supplements immersive classes taught in English with just the right amount of support.
As a student in the Academic Accelerator Program 2, you’ll receive:
- The right amount of support for your academic and English-speaking needs
- A full year’s worth of college credits
- Access to courses exclusively for international students
- English-language help with words you need to know for your classes
- A mix of classes with international and U.S. students
|2 semesters/9 months||Preset||28-36*||Standard freshman progression (2.0 GPA)||Year 2 of degree|
*9 credits of English for Academic Purposes count toward requirements in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. Other schools may not count credits in English for Academic Purposes courses.
To apply for the Academc Accelerator Program 2 at KU, you should have at least the following qualifications:*
|GPA Minimum||Minimum TOEFL®||Minimum IELTS™||Minimum iTEP|
|Only one of the scores below required|
|2.5||71, no subscore|
|6.0, no subscore below 5.5 except speaking||4.0, no subscore below 3.5|
Don’t meet these requirements? The Academic Accelerator Program 3 might be a better fit for you.
Applications with scores below the published minimums are not automatically denied and will still receive consideration from the college.
*Note: Colleges may set higher minimums for consideration of admission to certain programs. Please refer to the college’s requirements for additional information.
Sample Course work
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
University – Orientation seminar (Live, Learn, Grow I & II)
English for Academic Purposes
Grammar for Academic Purposes
Introduction to Kansas Landscapes
Algebra, Precalculus or Calculus
University – Orientation seminar (Live, Learn, Grow III)
Researching Kansas Landscapes
Humanities or Social Sciences
Algebra, Precalculus or Calculus I or II
Depending on your choice of major, you will follow an elective curriculum in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences based on one of the following three areas of study:
- Humanities and Social Sciences
- Science, Technology, Engineering* and Mathematics (STEM) and Information Sciences
- Business*, Finance* and Economics
*Programs in the School of Engineering and School of Business require application to the programs upon completion of the AAP2.
Academic Accelerator Program 3 (AAP3)
A three-semester program for students seeking an immersive English-learning experience.
Expand English language skills in the Applied English Center until reaching an English proficiency high enough to attend English-speaking classrooms.
Build your career before it even begins.
Included in the AAP2, the Career Accelerator is a two-year program focused on professional development. Learn valuable skills. Gain real-world experience. Customize your experience to fit your goals. So you can stand out when you apply for jobs.