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 2021 Applicants
21+ ACT (1060+ SAT) and 3.25+ GPA or 24+ ACT (1160+ SAT) and 3.0+ GPA
If you have not had the opportunity to take the ACT or SAT, your application will be given a holistic review with or without test scores.
- Required for all applicants.
- 10-15 images of creative work and a brief essay question.
- Learn more and submit a portfolio here.
- Priority Consideration - Dec. 1
- Final Deadline - Feb. 1
Portfolios are not reviewed until after the deadlines. Decision letters are sent approximately one month after the deadline. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis at the beginning of each month after the deadlines.
If you have questions about your application to the Department of Design please contact our Admissions Coordinator, Joan Weaver, at email@example.com or 785-864-3167.