Admission to Educational Specialist Program at KU
The University of Kansas is a great place to pursue a graduate degree, since graduate education is central to KU’s mission of learning, scholarship and creative activity. We invite you to explore our graduate degree information, review our student resources, and learn more on our knowledgeable faculty and the vibrant community of Lawrence, Kansas.
Once you’ve decided to apply, please note that KU does not accept paper applications for admission. The online application is designed to give you the ability to submit all supporting documents in one form. Not sure of how to proceed? We’ve created a Graduate Application Checklist, just for you!
Most students admitted to the School Psychology program have a bachelor's degree in psychology, and they have come from institutions such as Creighton University, Emporia State University, Kansas State University, Louisiana State University, Ohio State University, Oklahoma Christian University, Oklahoma State University, University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University of Kansas, University of Michigan, University of Missouri - Kansas City, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, University of Wyoming, and Utah State University. The average age of students in the program is 24 years old (22-30 range) and 85% are female.
Application Deadline for Educational Specialist in School Psychology
Domestic & International Applicants:
Apply before December 15th to begin in the following summer or fall semester
(Admission decision notifications are shared no later than February 1)
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