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We have a lot to share with you. The best way to find out if the KU School of Engineering — or any university — is right for you is to spend some time on campus, learn about the programs and meet some of the people. Whether you’re a student looking for a top-quality program or an alumnus who knows you can never have too much KU, our door is always open.

Prospective Undergraduate Students

If you would like to schedule an appointment to visit the University of Kansas and the School of Engineering, please contact the KU Visitor Center at 785-864-3911. The Visitor Center can help you plan a personalized visit to the University and coordinate appointments with academic units. In addition to personalized visits, the School of Engineering is represented at most events coordinated by the KU Office of Admissions such as Crimson & Blue Day, Junior Days, Preview KU, and Jayhawk Nights.

Walk-in tours of the School of Engineering are held Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday during the academic year from 11am to 4pm. The Undergraduate Engineering Ambassador team conducts the tours and provides you with personal expertise and one-on-one conversations regarding the facilities and the KU experience. 

In addition to personalized visits to the School of Engineering, we also offer a variety of camps and special events for prospective students to attend.

Prospective Graduate Students

Contact the Coordinator of Graduate Recruitment to schedule a visit to KU that fits your needs and your schedule. We will arrange a personalized visit for you that can include meeting current graduate students and faculty, touring research labs and centers, and visiting with your department of interest.

The KU School of Engineering hosts several events per semester for prospective graduate students.

K-12 Students

Want to know more about engineering or computer science, but not sure where to start? Well, this is the place. The KU School of Engineering has lots of camps and events that show how cool and creative engineering and computer science are. Whether you want to spend a week, a weekend, or a just part of a day, the School of Engineering has something for you.

You can also contact the school in person, 785-864-3881, or by email.

K-12 Teachers

Contact 785-864-3881, to schedule a tour of the school or to learn about other visit opportunities for your classroom. The school also offers two annual events for students:

  • High School Design Competition for high school students, held each fall.
  • Engineering Expo, held during the spring semester, for grades K-8.

Request Information

You can request information about the KU School of Engineering undergraduate programs here ». In the Academic Interest menu, select “Engineering,” or the appropriate department within the School of Engineering (Aerospace, Architectural, Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Petroleum, Physics, Civil, Mechanical). You can also contact the School of Engineering undergraduate recruitment staff at 785-864-3881 or the graduate recruitment staff at 785-864-6208.

Carissa Johnson


Kathryn Silvers



Engineering Research Highlights

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
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