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Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs

The University of Kansas is a major research university with a long and successful record of research collaboration promoted through independent and NSF multidisciplinary research centers that focus on common themes. KU is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research Extensive University and has been a member of the Association of American Universities since 1909.  Each department and program in the KU School of Engineering has access to modern, fully equipped facilities and laboratories. Graduate students receive individualized support from faculty and staff. A variety of scholarships, fellowships and assistantships are available to graduate students through the School of Engineering, KU Graduate Studies and outside sources including federal agencies.

KU Engineering offers 27 graduate degrees and 10 graduate certificates in the following areas: Architectural Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Management, Electrical Engineering, Environmental and Water Resources, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering. Please visit the links below for more information on departments and graduate programs.

Graduate Application Deadlines

International Applicants must apply by the priority deadlines.

Domestic applicants must apply by the priority deadline to be considered for funding

ProgramTermPriority DeadlineFinal Deadline
Aerospace Engineering


December 1April 1
Aerospace EngineeringSpringSeptember 1  December 1
Aerospace EngineeringSummerApril 1 April 1
BioengineeringFalln/aDecember 1
BioengineeringSpringn/aOctober 1
Chemical and Petroleum EngineeringFallJanuary 5March 1
Chemical and Petroleum EngineeringSpringn/aOctober 1
Civil, Environmental, and Architectural EngineeringFallDecember 1December 1
Civil, Environmental, and Architectural EngineeringSpringSeptember 1September 1
Civil, Environmental, and Architectural EngineeringSummerDecember 1December 1
Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer EngineeringFallDecember 15 December 15
Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer EngineeringSpringSeptember 30September 30
Mechanical EngineeringFall December 1June 2
Mechanical EngineeringSpringOctober 1November 1
Mechanical EngineeringSummer n/aMay 1