Cost of Attendance
Costs for attending KU are calculated by the number of credit hours enrolled and the field of study. Estimated tuition and fees for nonresident undergraduates for the 2012-2013 academic year range from $21,818 to $27,046. Living and other expenses are estimated at an additional $10,728 per academic year. Click on the links below for details of tuition, fees and estimated living expenses based on the 2012-2013 academic year. Amounts listed are the minimum required financial support that you must document at the time you apply for admission.
Learn more about KU's tuition structure at www.tuition.ku.edu/rates.shtml.
Read about Kansas in-state and out-of-state residency here: www.registrar.ku.edu/residency.
Financial Support Documentation
As a part of the application process, applicants in F-1 or J-1 status must submit proof of financial support for the first year of study. Financial documents must be dated and less than 6 months old, indicating the type and amount of currency. An English translation of financial documents must be provided. If the bank account is not in the applicant's name, please attach a statement signed by the account holder indicating the relationship to the student for whom the support will be provided. Acceptable financial documentation includes:
- Official bank statement from checking, savings, stock holdings and/or certificate of deposit
- Official bank letter on letterhead indicating date account opened, average balance and current balance
- Scholarship or sponsorship letter verifying amount, source and dates of award
KU offers a few partial scholarships for qualified newly admitted international students. To be considered for a scholarship, you must submit a complete application by the scholarship deadline. Please see the scholarship section.