KU Academic Accelerator Program

To make discoveries that change the world, it helps to have students from around the world. That’s why the Undergraduate Accelerator at the University of Kansas is specifically designed to help international students successfully transition to living and studying at one of the U.S.’s leading research universities.

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Before you arrive on campus.

Learn more about KU

Kansas Icon Located in beautiful Lawrence, KS.
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Degree program icon Offers 200+ degree programs.
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#55 #55 in Top Public Schools.
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Notable alumni

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Brian McClendon

Vice President, Google Earth
Class of 1986

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Linda Zarda Cook

Former executive director of Shell Gas & Power and CEO of Shell Canada
Class of 1980

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Juan Manuel Santos

President, Republic of Colombia
Nobel Peace Prize laureate (2016)
Class of 1973

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Watch and learn

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KU courses are taught by world-renowned faculty. They will enhance your education and prepare you for a successful, prosperous career.