KU Undergraduate Accelerator housing

For their first year, undergraduate students in the Undergraduate Accelerator are required to live on-campus. This authentic American college experience will help you succeed academically and make new friends. You have a choice of three housing options:

  • Apartment Living – All included new on-campus apartments
  • Luxury Living – New residence halls with suite-style rooms
  • Traditional Living – Recently remodeled rooms with a variety of styles

Tier 0: Apartment living

Overview

Location: On-campus
Type: Suite with multiple bedrooms
Bedroom: Private
Bathroom: Private
Meal plan: Optional, but highly recommended – see Dining Costs for more information

Stouffer Place Apartments include four-person apartments in which each student has a private bedroom as well as a private bathroom. Additionally, each apartment has a full kitchen, a washer/dryer and is fully furnished. The apartments opened in 2018. Students living in the apartments are not required to have a KU meal plan. However, the AAP strongly encourages students to consider purchasing a 50 meal block plan to use throughout the semester during busy times on campus. Block meal plans can be purchased directly through KU Dining.

Housing Costs1

All costs displayed in U.S. dollars.

Entering Fall 2018 Entering Spring 2019 Entering Summer 2019
Integrated Accelerator Program (2 semesters) $11,760 $8,275 $8,451
Academic Accelerator Program 2 (2 semesters) $11,760 $8,275 $8,451
Academic Accelerator Program 3 (3 semesters) $14,155 $14,331 $14,508

Sample floor plan

Stoffer Place Apartments

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions, and features may vary.

Amenities

Your room includes:

  • Double-size bed
  • Closet
  • Desk and chair
  • Clothes dresser
  • Wireless internet
  • Utilities
  • Bathroom

Your apartment includes:

  • Wireless internet
  • Utilities
  • Kitchen
  • Living room
  • Washer/dryer
  • Furniture

Your building includes:

  • Fitness Center
  • Full community kitchen
  • Study spaces
  • Recreation rooms
  • 24-hour staffed main desk and card swipe security
  • 24-hour on-call maintenance staff

Tier 1: Luxury living

Overview

Location: On-campus
Type: Suites with multiple bedrooms
Bedroom: Shared with 1 roommate
Bathroom: Shared with suitemates
Meal plan: Required – see Dining Costs for more information

The luxury housing option includes new residence halls that offer two- or four-person suites with shared on-suite bathrooms. These modern halls, Downs, Self and Oswald Halls were built in 2015 or 2017, and provide a mix of private and public space. So you can have your privacy yet also meet, study with, and talk with other students when you want. Hall placement is subject to availability.

Housing Costs1

All costs displayed in U.S. dollars.

Entering Fall 2018 Entering Spring 2019 Entering Summer 2019
Integrated Accelerator Program (2 semesters) $9,504 $6,767 $6,910
Academic Accelerator Program 2 (2 semesters) $9,504 $6,767 $6,910
Academic Accelerator Program 3 (3 semesters) $11,519 $11,662 $11,804

Sample floor plan

SELF 4-PERSON SUITE WITH BATH

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions, and features may vary.

Amenities

Your bedroom includes:

  • Extra-long twin-size bed
  • Closet
  • Desk and chair
  • Clothes dresser

Your suite includes:

  • Wireless internet
  • Utilities
  • On-Suite bathrooms
  • Living room where available

Your building includes:

  • Laundry on each floor
  • Shared living room on each floor, with large-screen TV
  • Full community kitchen for reservation
  • Study spaces
  • Recreation rooms
  • 24-hour staffed main desk and card swipe security
  • 24-hour on-call maintenance staff

Tier 2: Traditional living

Overview

Location: On-campus
Type: Four-person suites or Two-person rooms
Bedroom: Shared with 1 roommate
Bathroom: Shared or On-Suite
Meal plan: Required – see Dining Costs for more information

The traditional housing option includes three buildings: Ellsworth, Hashinger, and Lewis Halls. These halls have a mix of four-person suites and two-person rooms, for a friendly atmosphere that encourages student interaction. If you are placed in  a four-person suite, you’ll share a bedroom with one roommate and share a private bathroom with your three suitemates. If selected for a two-person room, and you’ll share a community bathroom with private showers and toilets with other students on your floor.

Housing Costs1

All costs displayed in U.S. dollars.

Entering Fall 2018 Entering Spring 2019 Entering Summer 2019
Integrated Accelerator Program (2 semesters) $7,642 $5,396 $5,511
Academic Accelerator Program 2 (2 semesters) $7,642 $5,396 $5,511
Academic Accelerator Program 3 (3 semesters) $9,217 $9,332 $9,446

Sample floor plan

ELLSWORTH 2-PERSON ROOM WITH SINK

Floor plans, layouts, dimensions, and features may vary.

Amenities

Your room includes:

  • Extra-long twin-size bed
  • Closet
  • Desk and chair
  • Clothes dresser with mirror
  • Wireless internet
  • Utilities

Your Suite Style includes:

  • Shared bathrooms in four-person suite
  • Shared living room in four-person suite

Your building includes:

  • Wireless internet
  • Utilities
  • Laundry areas
  • Shared living room on each floor
  • Study spaces
  • Recreation rooms, including a table tennis table and pool table
  • 24-hour staffed main desk and card swipe security
  • 24-hour on-call maintenance staff

1 Prices subject to change.

What’s on today’s menu?

As a KU Undergraduate Accelerator student, you have access to KU dining even during school breaks. That includes vegetarian, vegan, halal, and other options. Want to learn more about your campus dining options?

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