Preparing Educators as Leaders

It's never too early to begin planning.

When you arrive at KU as a freshman, you might already know you want to be an educator or wellness professional.  Perfect - it's never too early to begin preparing for your academic program.  As a freshman, you'll have access to an entire team of academic advisors who are ready to help you navigate your program options and support you in your preparation for the application and admission process required for your professional program at the KU School of Education.

Future students interested in education at KU.

Are you a high school junior or senior interested in attending KU to become a teacher or wellness professional? Let us help you! We encourage you to schedule a formal campus visit through the Undergraduate Admissions Office.  Once you have registered for your visit, we'll coordinate with the Undergraduate Admissions Office to schedule a Prospective Student Advising Appointment with one of our academic advisors.  Schedule your future visit today!

Let us introduce you to our Academic Advisors at the KU School of Education.

Are you a current KU student eligible for Pre-Education Advising?

If you are planning to apply to one of the KU School of Education undergraduate programs and have completed the required number of credit hours (12 for Teacher Education & 24 for HSES) with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75, you are eligible to sign up for a Pre-Education Advising session through Jayhawk GPS.

If you have already applied to the KU School of Education, please wait until you receive your admission decision notification to schedule a one-on-one advising appointment.  You will receive your admission decision notification via postal mail near fall break of the fall semester.  To schedule a one-on-one advising appointment, please sign up for a specific day/time through Jayhawk GPS.

Use Jayhawk GPS to schedule an appointment.

10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
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#1 public program in nation for special education
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Assists public schools and other partners in all 105 Kansas counties
$938,377 in scholarship funds awarded to 420+ students
Research expenditures of $36,804,773 for 2011-12
Research from KU’s largest grant, the $24.5 million SWIFT project, assists educators, children, and families across the United States
The award-winning special education faculty published 140 refereed articles, 11 books, and 60 chapters in 2015-16
Students with intellectual disabilities are participating in KU undergraduate programs through a grant-funded KU special education program
Researchers on a $3.5 million grant are collecting data on an innovative reading program designed to teach reading to students with the most significant disabilities in seven Kansas school districts
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
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