Undergraduate Accelerator

Undergraduate Accelerator students may pursue any of the 200+ undergraduate degree options offered at KU. However, many degree programs have unique entry and progression requirements based on academic background and performance.

Have a question about a specific degree? Our admissions team would be happy to help.

  Integrated Accelerator Program
(2 Semesters)
Academic Accelerator Program 2
(2 Semesters)
Academic Accelerator Program 3
(3 Semesters)
Pre-Sessional English Language Program
(16 Weeks)
Minimum GPA 2.5 2.5 2.5  2.5
Minimum IELTS™ 6.5+, no subscore below 6.0
except speaking
6.0, no subscore below 5.5 except speaking 5.5, no subscore below 5.0 except speaking < 5.5
Minimum TOEFL® 88, no subscore below 23
except speaking
76, no subscore below 19
except speaking
68, no subscore below 15
except speaking
< 68
Minimum Pearson Versant™ 65+, no subscore below 54 60, no subscore
below 47
50, no subscore
below 42
 < 50

TOEFL: No score in any band (except Speaking) may be lower than 15; Speaking score not required. IELTS: Speaking section score not required. 

All students will take an English language assessment test during their orientation.  This test is the primary means for final placement and could vary from the preliminary placement identified on your offer letter.  As a result, the length of study may be longer than originally anticipated, and involve additional costs including tuition and other fees.

Progression Requirements

Note: Many degree programs have unique entry and progression requirements based on academic background and performance. Make sure to check the progression requirements for any degree programs you’re interested in pursuing.

Select your region, then your country to see the relevant entry requirements and meet your local representative.

2. Choose a country or region:

3. Requirements for Brazil:

Academic Entry Requirements
Successful graduation of year 12 with a 2.5 GPA and completion of college preparatory curriculum, with a high school diploma.
Academic Entry Requirements

Certificado de Habilitações Literárias with an average subject score of 12.

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Bachiller with a 6.5 or higher on a 10 pt. scale.
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Year 12 certificates with an average of C+ or 65% or higher; grades and certificates vary by state and territory. Higher School Certificate (HSC) curriculum from New South Wales with a 60% or higher.
Academic Entry Requirements
Tawjahiya Secondary School Certificate with a 55% average or higher.
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Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) with a 40-55% average.

 
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Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education with a 2nd Class, 2nd Division or C average.
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Certificado de Conclusão de ensino médio with an average of 6/10.
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Brunei-Cambridge Certificate of Education Ordinary Level with a C+ average.
 
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Baccalauréat with D grade or 70% or higher.
 
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Grade averages will be assessed according to provincial variations and admission requirements for your KU course of study.
 
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Licencia de Educación Media, with an average of 4.75/7.
Academic Entry Requirements

A minimum grade average of 75% and earned an Upper Middle School Graduation Certificate (Gao San*).

 

*Gao Kao is not required for admission into the Undergraduate Accelerator

Academic Entry Requirements
Bachiller or Bachillerato to Título de Bechiller Academico 7.9/10 or 3.9/5.
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Bachillerato or Título de Bachiller with 7.5/10 or 13/20.
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Thanaweya a’Amma or General Secondary Education Certificate with a 64% or pass.
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Fiji School Leaving Certificate or Form 7 Certificate with a 6 average or higher.
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Baccalauréat Général with an overall score of 11 or higher.
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Equivalent of 150 UCAS points in a combination of AS and A level results and high school transcripts showing college preparatory curriculum.
                                    
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Completion with an overall 24 or higher or IB Score 4.0 or higher in each subject.
 
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West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSSCE) with a minimum score of C6 in five subjects and high school transcripts showing college-preparatory curriculum.
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HKDSE – Level 3 or higher in Liberal Studies; Level 2 or higher in Math and two or three additional electives. If applicable, O and A level in at least 5 academic subjects.
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Secondary School Certificate exam (SSC - 10) and Higher Secondary Certificate exam (HSC -12) and year 11 and 12 mark sheets. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences – 50%. School of Engineering or School of Architecture – 60%.

Academic Entry Requirements

Sekolah Menengah Unum Tingkat Atas (SMA3) GPA of 6 or higher in 5 academic subjects.

 
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Peesh-daneshgahii Diplome (High School Diploma) with 13 average or higher.
                                         
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Teudat Bagrut (Matriculation Certificate) with 65% average or better.

 

                                     
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Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shosho (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with a 3.5 or C+ average.
 
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Tawjihi–Academic (General Secondary Education Certificate) with 65% average or higher.
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Attestat with 3.5 average or higher.

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Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a C+ or 7 average or higher.
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Inmungye Kodung Hakkyo (High School Certificate) with an average weighted rank between 1 and 5.
                                         
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Eidgenössisches Maturität, Maturité fédérale, Baccalauréat or Maturità federale with a 5/10.

Eidgenössisch anerkannte Kantonale Maturität or Maturité cantonal reconnu par la Confédération with a 4.5/6.

Maturità cantonale riconosciuta dalla Confederazione with a 3/5.

 
Academic Entry Requirements
Shahadat Al-Thanawiya-Al-A’ama (Secondary School Diploma) with a 75% average in academic courses.
 
Academic Entry Requirements
Baccalaureat II with a score of 13.9 or higher.
Academic Entry Requirements

See Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Academic Entry Requirements

SPM Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (Certificate of Education) with a B or higher, STPM Sijil Tinggi Perekolahan Malaysia (Advanced Certificate of Education) with a C+ or higher, or UEC (Unified Education Certificate) with a 7 or higher.

Academic Entry Requirements
See GCE criteria.
 
Academic Entry Requirements
Certificado de Bachillerato (Baccalaureate Certificate) with a 7.0 average or higher.
 
Academic Entry Requirements
School Leaving Certificate (Gerchilgee) after 12 years with e.5 (79%) (C+) average or higher.
 
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Basic Education Standard Exam Diploma A (Academic) with a 3 or 49% average or higher.
 
Academic Entry Requirements

Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) with 45% (second division) or higher.

Academic Entry Requirements
West African School Certificate or Nigerian Exam Council exam (NECO) with a minimum score of C6 in five subjects and high school transcripts showing college-preparatory curriculum.
Academic Entry Requirements
Thanawiya Amma (General Secondary School Certificate) with 70% average or better.
Academic Entry Requirements

Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) with 45% (2nd Class) average or above.

Academic Entry Requirements
Diploma de Bachiller with a 3.5 or 75% or better.
Academic Entry Requirements
Bachillerato Académico or Certificado de Educación Secundaria Común Completa with 12/20.
 
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High School Diploma with 84% (Grade C+) or higher.
 
Academic Entry Requirements
Al-Thanawiya Aama Qatari (General Secondary School Certificate) with 69% average or higher.
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Attestat o srednem (polnom) obschem obrazovanii (Certificate of Completion) General Secondary Education with a 3.5 GPA.
Academic Entry Requirements
Shahadat Al-Marhat Al-Thanawiyyat (General Education Secondary Certificate) with a 75% or higher in Natural Science Stream.

 

 
Academic Entry Requirements
Singapore Cambridge GCE O Level - 5 academic subjects with 7 or lower or GCE A Level D (pass) or higher. Singapore Polytechnic Diploma with a C or 60 average or better.
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Senior Certificate with Matriculation Endorsement with D average or matriculation endorsement with 55% or higher.
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Sri Lanka Collegiate GCE A Levels with C grade in 3 subjects or 55% and above and Senior Secondary School; GCE O Levels with 5 passes C grade or 55%.
                                     
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Avgångsbetyg/Slutbetyg fran Gymnasieskola (Certificate from Upper Secondary School) with “G” grade (Godkand) in 5 academic subjects.
 
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Senior High School Diploma or certificate of graduation 65% (2.5) or higher.
 
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Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE) with minimum E/5 average or higher.
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Mathayom VI (Secondary) Certificate/M6 with a 65% average or higher.
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Lise Diploması (Secondary School [Lyceum] Diploma) with a 3.5 (orta) or 65% average or higher.
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Tawjihiyya (General Secondary Education Certificate) with a 75% average or higher.
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Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with a minimum of 2 Principal Passing grades of D or higher and at least 1 subsidiary pass in a college preparatory subject. In addition, Uganda Certificate of Education with a C (7) average or higher or General Certificate of Education Level (O Level) Examination Certificate with 5 academic subjects passed is required.
Academic Entry Requirements
Attestat Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education or Matriculation Certificate with a Grade 6 or higher.
                                   
Academic Entry Requirements

See GCSE criteria.

 
Academic Entry Requirements
Baccalaureat II (Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Trung Học Phổ Thông Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Bổ Túc Văn Hoá) with 6.25/10.
Academic Entry Requirements
Certificate Completion with a 6 or better in a minimum of 5 academic subjects.
Academic Entry Requirements
Zambian School Certificate Examination and GCE–O Level with 5 academic subjects passed with grade of C or 6 or higher.
 
Academic Entry Requirements
See General Certificate of Education. With 5 academic subjects pass with grade of C or 6 or higher.
Academic Entry Requirements
Akademik genel ortaöğretim sertifikası (Certificate of General Secondary Education) with a 3.5 average or higher.
Academic Entry Requirements
Bachiller with 45/70 or 4.5/7.
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Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement Secondaire with an 11 average or higher.
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Diplome d’Etat d’Estudes Secondaires du Cycle Long with a 65%
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Ethiopian Higher Education Entrance Examination (EHEEE) with a 50% average (good) or higher.
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Sashualo Skolis Atesti with a 6.5/10.
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Abitur/Zeugnis der allgemein Hochschulreife (Certificate of General University Maturity) with a 4 (Ausreichend) average or higher.
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Bachiller en Ciencias y Letras with a 75% average or higher.
Academic Entry Requirements
Attestation de Reussite et Releve De Notes 10/20.
Academic Entry Requirements
Certificado de Conclusao do Ensino Secundrio with a 10/20.
Academic Entry Requirements
Certificado de Estudios showing completion of Bachillerato with a 70% or higher.
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Adadiyah (Sixth Form Baccalaureate) with a 60% or higher.
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ADiploma di Licenza della Scuola Medio with a 6.5/10.
Academic Entry Requirements
Attestat“Attestat” or attestation of middle (complete) secondary education with a 3.5.
Academic Entry Requirements
Secondary Education Certificate.
Academic Entry Requirements
Rwandan Advanced Certificate of Education with 5 college preparatory subjects passed with D or higher.
Academic Entry Requirements
Baccalauréat with a 10.5 average or higher.
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Bachiller or Bachillerato or Titulo de Bachiller with a 5.5/10.
Academic Entry Requirements
Al-Shahâda Al Thânawiyya-Al'Amma (BaccalaureAl-Shahâda Al Thânawiyya-Al’Amma (Baccalaureate) with a 55% or better.
Academic Entry Requirements
Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education (Аттестат о среднем полном общем образовании) with a 3.5 average or higher.
Academic Entry Requirements
Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CXC / CSEC) or Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) with a 3.5 average or better.
Academic Entry Requirements
Bachiller Diversificado de Enseñanza Secundaria with a 5.5/12 average or higher.
Academic Entry Requirements
O’rta Ma’lumot To’g’risida Shahodatnoma (Certificate of Secondary Education) with a 3.5 average or higher.
Academic Entry Requirements
Bachiller or Titulo de Educacion Media General en Ciencias with a 12.5/20 average or better.
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