Incoming Freshmen

Admission to the Department of Design is selective and competitive. Students can complete the online University of Kansas application by going to admissions.ku.edu. This application serves as the application for admission to KU, admission to the Department of Design, and eligibility for scholarships


Requirements for Fall 2020 Applicants

Applicants must submit a portfolio and must be admissible to KU by assured admission or individual review:

21+ ACT (1060+ SAT) and 3.25+ GPA 

or 

24+ ACT (1160+ SAT) and 3.0+ GPA

Portfolio:

Deadlines:

  • Priority Consideration - Nov. 1
  • Final Deadline - Feb. 1

Portfolios are not reviewed until after the deadlines. Decision letters are sent approximately one month after the deadline.  

Questions? 

If you have questions about your application to the Department of Design please contact our Admissions Coordinator, Joan Weaver, at jweaver@ku.edu or 785-864-3167.


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