If you are applying to Kansas Jayhawks, the regular decision application deadline is August 15 and the fee for the application is $40.
Here's an overiew of some of Kansas Jayhawks's admissions stats.
|Kansas Jayhawks 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||26%|
|Mean SAT Score||1199|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||11.7%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||79.7%|
These are the application deadlines for The University of Kansas.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||November 1||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||August 15||––|
Kansas Jayhawks does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 1.
➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Kansas Jayhawks is a moderately difficult school to get into. Kansas Jayhawks has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.
In 2021, Kansas Jayhawks accepted 92% of students, about 14,129 from 15,275 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Kansas Jayhawks, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to architecture, engineering, pharmacy programs is program very difficult.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Kansas Jayhawks has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.
Curious about the factors that are considered by Kansas Jayhawks during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Kansas Jayhawks for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Kansas Jayhawks, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Kansas Jayhawks's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Kansas Jayhawks have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
Out of all students that were admitted, 55% submitted a class rank. At Kansas Jayhawks 26% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 54% were in the top 25% and 84% were in the top 50%.
At The University of Kansas, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||23%|
|3.50 and 3.74||18%|
|3.25 and 3.49||10%|
|3.00 and 3.24||7%|
|2.50 and 2.9||7%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Kansas Jayhawks directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Kansas Jayhawks looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Kansas Jayhawks has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 11.7% of Kansas Jayhawks's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 79.7% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Kansas Jayhawks applicants, you should strive to earn between 1090 and 1320 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Kansas Jayhawks 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1320 and 25% of scored lower than 1090, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Kansas Jayhawks student is 1199.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Kansas Jayhawks students scored 670 or higher and 75% of students scored 550 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Kansas Jayhawks students scored 660 or higher, and 75% scored a 550 or higher.
To be most competitive at Kansas Jayhawks, you should strive to earn between 21 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Kansas Jayhawks's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Kansas Jayhawks students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Kansas Jayhawks.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 15.
Transfer students can enroll in Kansas Jayhawks during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Kansas Jayhawks?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Kansas Jayhawks.
Does Kansas Jayhawks accept transfer credits?
✅ Kansas Jayhawks accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Kansas Jayhawks accepts:
• CLEP subject tests
Does Kansas Jayhawks accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Kansas Jayhawks accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Kansas Jayhawks?
❌ No, Kansas Jayhawks is test optional, so you can make the call whether to submit your ACT or SAT scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Kansas Jayhawks's acceptance rate?
✅ Kansas Jayhawks's acceptance rate is 92%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Kansas Jayhawks?
❌ Kansas Jayhawks does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Kansas Jayhawks? Kansas Jayhawks is a somewhat selective institution. The Kansas Jayhawks acceptance rate is 92%. This means that the institution accepts 92 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Kansas Jayhawks is Aug 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Kansas Jayhawks is Aug 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
29 and Above
21 to 29
21 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Kansas Jayhawks is 25. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Kansas Jayhawks. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1320 and Above
1090 to 1320
1090 and Less
The median SAT score for Kansas Jayhawks students is 1199. Applicants with SAT scores of 1320 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Kansas Jayhawks, while applicants with SAT scores between 1090 to 1320 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1090 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Kansas Jayhawks.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Kansas Jayhawks, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.66. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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