University of Kansas

University of Kansas

10/9/18 - Updates from SMU:
  • Beginning this semester, we will use the super-score of the ACT.  We have super-scored the SAT for many years. 
  • As well, we are accepting self-reported standardized test scores. More on those two initiatives can be found here - Admission FAQs.
  • is currently available for you to check the application status for your students. 
  • SMU requires the FAFSA and CSS Profile for students interested in applying for financial aid.
  • Our deadlines for Early Decision I and Early Action are November 1.

Please reach out to us if you have questions. A list of admission officers by territory is listed here.

For those of you attending College Board Forum this month in Dallas, we will be hosting counselor events on campus before and after the conference. 

10/10/18 - This is a reminder to register for the annual High School Design competition on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. High School Design is a challenging, high-impact engineering competition, sponsored by the region's leading research program and a host of engineering industry partners.  This year the theme will be “World Wonders.” This free, student led and organized event is a wonderful way for your students to put their math and engineering skills to good use by competing against other incredible students from across the region in challenging competitions in the following disciplines: Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering (formerly known as Mindstorms), Programming, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering and Chemical Engineering. Lunch and parking will be provided to all participating schools. Additionally, the competition judges will becorporate and industry contacts from Kiewit, Westar Energy, Textron Aviation and Burns & McDonnell. $12,000 in scholarships will be awarded to event winners by the KU School of Engineering. Competition winners will equally split a $2,000 scholarship applied to the students’ accounts if/when they attend The University of Kansas. Attached to this email you will find competition rules as well as a PDF handout about the invite, should you want to include it in your weekly announcements, or post the handout at your school. Registration is now open and will close one week prior to the event!


Questions? Email or visit our webpage for FAQs and more details - look forward to seeing you and your students at High School Design on Wednesday, October 24th!

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High School Design

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