Department of Special Education School of Education The University of Kansas

Department of Special Education School of Education The University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
88%
12%
student ratio
225
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 15
fall application deadline
78%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Special Education Doctor of Education (Ed D)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science in Education (MS Ed)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 70
    • Doctoral Degrees 14
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

78% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 175
    • Accepted 138
    • Acceptance Rate 78
    • Enrolled 97
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, master's degree
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students225
    • Female Percentage88%
    • Male Percentage12%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students225
    • Part-time Percentage73%
    • Full-time Percentage27%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian86%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown3%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAutism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities research, leadership development, qualitative research and evaluation
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Special Education

School of Education
The University of Kansas

521 Joseph R. Pearson Hall 1122 West Campus Road
Lawrence, KS 66045
United States

Elizabeth Kozleski

Chair

Phone: 785-864-0556
Email: elizabeth.kozleski@ku.edu

Patti Wakolee

Academic Affairs

Phone: 785-864-0556
Email: specialeduadm@ku.edu


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