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Your Combined ACT:
*** reported for attending students
Your Chances at KU/UKansas
(on ACT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
5,802
6,587
# Admitted
5,274
6,159
% Admitted
90.9%
93.5%
% Overall
92.3%

Students who got into KU/UKansas:

Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (8), Grades (7), Sports/Extracurriculars (1), College Essay (1)
To get into this university all I had toFeb 22 2014PreMed and Medical
To get into this university all I had to have was a pulse and the ability to write my name and fill the forms correctly. Getting into this school was an absolute joke and you can tell by it's 96% acceptance rate.

If you get into KU. Don't come here just for basketball because it won't justify the other months that you spend here in absolute boredom.

I'd recommend you to only come here IF IT IS THE ONLY OPTION. For me it was for financial reasons, but if you have the choice to go anywhere else you should definitely consider it and read more about it then jumping to Kansas.
ACT: 26 SAT: 1940 Male

I just appliedJan 15 2014Mechanical Engineering
I just applied. KU is stupid easy to get into. I WISH I had come here to party.
ACT: 31 Female
To get into KU you need a name onJul 01 2011Mechanical Engineering
To get into KU you need a name on the ACT and a pulse. We have one of the highest dropout rates, there is a reason for it.
ACT: 32 Male
Getting into KU was incredibly easyMar 16 2011Psychology
Getting into KU was incredibly easy. I applied and literally the next day they accepted me. I think the main requirement was a 21 on the ACT, which I easily achieved. I do worry about the graduation and retention rates. KU needs to work on that. Many of my friends are taking a "victory lap" or plan to transfer to an easier, more specialized university. That is a downfall of the university and something I hope they continue to work on.

I recommend to high school students that want to become undergrads at KU that you get a 21 on the ACT, make decent grades, and show a broad range of interests. Being a student and nothing else does not make a strong applicant. I, for one, participated in several student clubs and sports and easily got into KU.

For graduate students, it really depends on the field.
ACT: 28 SAT: 1240 Female

I transferred here from another schoolOct 21 2010Biology
I transferred here from another school. Other than the friends and relationships I made with fellow and ex-students, worst decision of my life.
ACT: 32 Male
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