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Undergraduate Application Fee Waiver


To determine which students qualify for an application fee waiver.

Applies to: 

Undergraduate domestic applicants for admission.

Policy Statement: 

The University of Kansas has established a program to waive the cost of the admissions application fee for students that participate in specific programs when they apply to The University of Kansas.

To be considered for eligibility, a student must meet one of the following requirements:

  • Receives an ACT/SAT Fee Waiver
  • Participates in the Federal Free/Reduced Lunch Program
  • Participates in Project Discovery
  • Participates in GEAR UP
  • Participates in KC Scholars
  • Be an active service member or veteran
  • Participate in military reserves
  • Participates in one of the Federal TRIO programs:
    • Upward Bound
    • Upward Bound Math & Science
    • Talent Search
    • LULAC
    • Student Support Services
    • Educational Opportunity Center
      • If requested and approved by the Office of Admissions

Office of Admissions
1502 Building
1502 Iowa Street
Lawrence, KS 66045

Approved by: 
Director of Admissions
Approved on: 
Thursday, July 10, 2008
Effective on: 
Thursday, July 10, 2008
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
Admissions, eligibility, upward bound, LULAC, Student Support Services, Educational Opportunity Center, Project Discovery, fee waiver, TRIO.
Change History: 

03/10/2023: Updated contact section.
11/25/2020: Updated list of eligible programs and contact information.
09/16/2014: Contact information updated.

Academic Categories: 
Admission to KU
Financial Categories: 
Tuition & Fees
Student Life Categories: 
Financial Assistance

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