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The University of Kansas

Museum Studies Program

Lawrence, KS

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Overview

The University of Kansas / Museum Studies Program is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Arts (MA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

37
Applied
25
Accepted
11
Enrolled
68%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, resume, writing sample, statement of purpose, official transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 100%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (85%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Museum studies, audience evaluation, community engagement, material culture, anthropology, historical and legal backgrounds by which museums have come to control culturally-sensitive objects
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 6 Lippincott Hall
1410 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS  66045-7545
United States
Contact Dr. Peter H. Welsh
Director
Email: phwelsh@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-5702