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How To Apply

Students wishing to apply to Engineering Physics must apply to and be accepted by the School of Engineering.

Freshman Admission:

  • Must be admissible to the University of Kansas by assured admissions or individual review AND
  • Have a 3.0+ high school GPA AND
  • Demonstrate mathematics preparedness by:
    • Obtaining a mathematics ACT score of 22+ (or math SAT score of 540+), OR
    • Achieving a ‘B’ or better in ‘college algebra’ or a more advanced mathematics course, OR
    • Achieving a ‘C’ or better in a high school calculus course; OR
    • Earning credit via IB or AP credit for the above-mentioned courses in accordance with KU placement credit requirements; OR
    • Achieving at minimum a qualifying score for MATH 104 on the ALEKS mathematics placement exam.

When you're ready to take the next step — to be on the leading edge of technology development and discovery — visit the Office of Admissions Website and apply.


Engineering Physics students are eligible for a variety of scholarships at the University of Kansas.

High school or transfer students applying for admission to KU will automatically be considered for all available scholarships provided they meet basic eligibility requirements and they submit their completed application for admission and scholarships by the Jan. 15 deadline. Learn more about scholarship opportunities for incoming students.

Upperclass students who did not received scholarships as incoming students may be eligible for other School of Engineering scholarship awards, provided they have a strong academic record. Learn more about scholarship opportunities for upperclass students.