Consideration for Assured Admissions Deadline: November 1 

  1. Students must be admissible to KU by assured admission 
  2. Applicants must meet both of these academic requirements 
    1. 24+ ACT (1160+ SAT) and 
    2. 3.4+ GPA on a 4.0-point scale 

Note* Applicants who meet assured admissions requirements will not need to submit a portfolio 

*Scholarship Application Deadline: November 1 

Admission by Review: February 1 

All applications received after November 1st or who do not meet the assured admissions criteria will be considered by review. 

  1. Applicants must submit a portfolio and meet at aleast one these academic requirements: 
    1. ​24+ ACT (1160+ SAT) or 
    2. 3.0+ GPA on a 4.0 scale

Portfolios will not be reviewed until after the February 1 deadline.

*Scholarship Application Deadline: November 1 

Additional Info: 

Scholarship Information Renewable Scholarships Completing the online application for admission also serves as the application for renewable scholarships. Please visit www.affordability.ku.edu to learn more about financial aid offered at KU. Students must apply by the November 1 deadline to be eligible. 


If you have any questions about your application to the Department of Design please contact design@ku.edu.

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