Preparing Educators as Leaders

Shaping those who shape the world.

Graduates from the KU School of Education move on to serve the world in various capacities.  Our graduates have taken teaching, leadership, and wellness positions.  Others have found themselves in research-focused and/or university-level faculty positions.  Whichever path you choose to take, we know that you will leave the University of Kansas better prepared to shape the world.    

As we continue to embark in our strategic plan to be recognized as a top-tier, public, international, research university - our success will be measured in the lives we change, by the jobs we create, in the communities we strengthen, and by the lifetimes brightened through our education and research. Thank you for being a part of our legacy.

Let us help prepare you for your post-graduation plans at KU.

10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
—U.S. News & World Report
#1 public program in nation for special education
—U.S. News & World Report
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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