Specialized Tuition & Fees
Students in USD 497 high schools have the opportunity to enroll in concurrent enrollment courses located on the Free State or Lawrence High school campus. Concurrent enrollment students will not pay campus fees and will not receive other benefits that other KU students receive. A listing of current classes is located here: Concurrent Enrollment Courses.
|Concurrent Enrollment Agreement|
|USD 497 - Free State High School & Lawrence High School||$103.00 Per Credit Hour|
Vary Depending on direct costs.
Field-camp fees are non-refundable once camp has started.
|Course||Field Camp Fee|
|Geology 360 Field Investigation||$550.00|
|Geology 556 Field Methods in Hydrology||$600.00|
|Geology 560 Introductory Field Geology||$965.00|
|Geology 561 Field Geology||$965.00|
|Geography 714 Field Experience||$275.00|
|Biology 418 Field Herpetology||$450.00|
|Anthropology 418/889 Field Work: Archaeology||$1,265.00|
The following individual class fees, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees, are assessed per participant.
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Anthropology fee $530, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees, are assessed per participant.
|ANTH 311||ANTH 896|
Environmental Science fee $300, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees, are assessed per participant. This applies to the summer session only.
Art fee $10, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees, are assessed per participant.
Ceramics fee $110, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees, are assessed per participant.
|ART 131||CER 208||CER 300||CER 301||CER 302||CER 403|
|CER 500||CER 503||CER 505||CER 506||CER 515||CER 520|
|CER 599||CER 715||CER 725||CER 815||CER 825|
Slipcasting Ceramics fee $125, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees, are assessed per participant.
|CER 402||CER 502|
Sculpture fee $60, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees, are assessed per participant.
|ART 122||SCUL 253||SCUL 300||SCUL 330||SCUL 350||SCUL 353|
|SCUL 354||SCUL 355||SCUL 356||SCUL 358||SCUL 359||SCUL 360|
|SCUL 362||SCUL 500||SCUL 556||SCUL 558||SCUL 599||SCUL 630|
|SCUL 653||SCUL 656||SCUL 657||SCUL 658||SCUL 660||SCUL 662|
|SCUL 804||SCUL 859||SCUL 905||SCUL 960|
Foundry Sculpture fee $100, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees, are assessed per participant.
|SCUL 349||SCUL 549|
Textile Fee $60, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees, are assessed per participant.
|ART 133||TD 313||TD 314||TD 315||TD 316||TD 401|
|TD 402||TD 403||TD 404||TD 500||TD 503||TD 504|
|TD 514||TD 515||TD 520|
Printmaking Fee $80, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees, are assessed per participant.
|ART 121||PRNT 223||PRNT 224||PRNT 233||PRNT 300||PRNT 324|
|PRNT 325||PRNT 328||PRNT 329||PRNT 334||PRNT 338||PRNT 344|
|PRNT 348||PRNT 349||PRNT 500||PRNT 523||PRNT 524||PRNT 525|
|PRNT 526||PRNT 527||PRNT 528|
Metalsmithing/Jewelry Fee $30, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees, are assessed per participant.
|METL 300||METL 301||METL 360||METL 362||METL 363||METL 364|
|METL 500||METL 503||METL 505||METL 506||METL 515||METL 520|
School of Architecture & Design
Design Students will be accessed a $2/credit hour fee, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees, for unlimited laser printing for classes with the following class IDs: BDS, ADS, PHTO, ILLU, INDD, and VISC.
School of Education and Human Sciences
Education and Human Sciences practicum fee $95, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees, are assessed per participant.
|C&T 490||C&T 489||C&T 500||HSES 500||SPED 439|
Education and Human Sciences practicum fee $47.50, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees, are assessed per participant.
School of Social Welfare
Social Welfare practicum fee $300, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees are assessed per participant.
|SW 601||SW 701||SW 801||SW 804|
Social Welfare practicum fee $200, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees are assessed per participant.
|SW 803||SW 806|
School of Music
Students performing a recital are required to pay a $100 fee to cover the cost of design and printing of programs, costs associated with providing the student a professional quality audio recording and livestreaming the performance through the KU School of Music YouTube channel. This fee is required for all student recitals, including both enrolled degree recitals and optional recitals and other performances.
School of Music private lesson fee $100, in addition to the tuition rates and course fees are assessed per participant.
|Chemistry||$25.00 per credit hour|
|BIOL/BSCI||$30.00 per credit hour|
|Human Anatomy*||$30.00 per credit hour|
|Geography||$20.00 per lab|
|Geology||$30.00 per lab|
|Physics||$40.00 per lab|
*This fee is accessed in addition to the biology lab fees.
Application & Enrollment Fees
Application fees are not refundable and not applicable to tuition or other fees.
|Application Fee||Fee Amount|
|Application for undergraduate admission||$40.00|
|Application for undergraduate admission for international students||$90.00|
|Application for admission to Applied English Center||$90.00|
Application fees are not refundable and not applicable to tuition or other fees.
|Admission Type||Fee Amount|
|Degree-Seeking Domestic Application||$65.00|
|Degree-Seeking International Application||$85.00|
|Certificate-Seeking application (domestic and international)||$30.00|
|Non-degree-seeking application (domestic and international)||$30.00|
For new freshmen (excluding international students) the enrollment deposit is $221. This deposit is to cover orientation, first-year programming, the KU Card and retention related services. All or a portion of this fee is refundable prior to published deadlines.
For transfer students (excluding international students) the new student fee is $171. This student fee covers orientation, first-year programming, and the KU Card. After enrollment, this fee is non-refundable.
Deadlines and additional information can be found at: Enrollment Deposit and New Student Fee.
Enrollment deposits for Professional Schools below are non-refundable and required upon notification of acceptance.
|Professional School||Deposit Amount|
|School of Law (Students starting in the fall semester) ($125.00 due April 15 & $125.00 due June 15)||$250.00|
|School of Law (Students starting in the summer semester)|
($250.00 due March 15)
|School of Social Welfare, Graduate Program - MSW Program (all non-refundable)||$50.00|
|School of Social Welfare, Graduate Program - DSW Program (all non-refundable)||$100.00|
|School of Pharmacy, PharmD program non-refundable deposit, applied to tuition||$100.00|
|Late Payment Fee||Assessed each month for any unpaid tuition and fee balance for two consecutive months. If unpaid balance remains after two months, the late payment fee will default to 1.5% of the total unpaid "tuition and related fees" balance owed beginning with the third month.|
Fall/Spring - $100.00 Summer - $50.00
|Late Enrollment Fee||The late enrollment fee is assessed once per semester/term in the following circumstances:
Fall/Spring - $150.00 Summer - $75.00
$50.00 deferment fee may be assessed
International Programs Fees
|International Student Fee*||Rate|
*Per enrolled student per term; Non-refundable on or after the first day of class.
|Immigration Document Reprint Fee||$20.00 per instance|
|Orientation Fee||$264.00 per instance|
|Check-in Fee||$35.00 per instance|
|Late Check-In Fee||$50.00 per instance|
Lawrence campus required sponsored or visiting international student fee: $285.00 per enrolled sponsored or visiting international student per term. This fee is non-refundable on or after the first day of classes. Sponsored students are assessed the International Student Fee in addition to the Sponsored and Visiting International Student Fee.
International Student Services fee of $100.00 will be assessed to international students who pre-register for transportation from MCI airport in Kansas City, MO to the Lawrence Campus. This pre-registration is made through International Support Services.
This testing fee is $45.00 per student.
The International Support Services fee will be assessed to graduated international students who remain in the U.S. on KU’s sponsorship and continue to receive services from International Student Services. The annual fee will be assessed at the at the time of applying for work authorization and an extension of KU’s immigration document to work post-graduation.
|ISS Fee for F-1 Student Optional Practical Training (Year 1)||$170|
|ISS Fee for F-1 STEM Optional Practical Training Extension (Year 2 and 3)||$170|
|Academic Training for J-1 Student Program||$170|
Required Health Insurance: All International students are required to carry health insurance. Minimal levels are established each year by the Kansas Board of Regents. Information on insurance policies and information on the purchase of such policies is available through the Office of International Support Services and Watkins Health Services. Those students not carrying such insurance will be required to purchase the Kansas Board of Regents insurance plan at the following rates:
|Fall International Insurance||$1,179.50|
|Spring International Insurance||$1,179.50|
|Summer International Insurance||$472.00|
This $40 per term fee is paid to the Office of the University Registrar.
A SPEAK test fee of $100 will be assessed to all students who want to register for the SPEAK test who have not been referred by a KU graduate department at the time of registration.
|KU Card||Fee Amount|
|i. Issuance: For initial issue, may be assessed and paid via the New Student Fee. See 4ci for details||$21.00|
|ii. Replacement: For replacement||$26.00|
|iii. Other: For a copy of digitized photo||$3.00|
Watkins Health Services
Watkins Health Services (WHS) is located on campus in Watkins Memorial Health Center. Services include general medicine, women's & men's health, allergy injections, immunizations, Study/Travel Abroad clinic, 24-hour nurse helpline, laboratory, pharmacy, and radiology. WHS also provides health promotion through the Health Education Resource Office (HERO). By paying the WHS Health Fee, a part of the Lawrence-required campus fees, some services are offered at no additional cost (ex: most Physician and Nurse Practitioner visits). There are charges for procedures and ancillary services (ex: laboratory tests, radiology, pharmacy).
When appropriate and in accordance with the University-approved Library Access Policy, library borrowers will be assessed overdue fines for late return of library materials or equipment, charges for damaged materials or equipment, and replacement costs for lost (non-returned) materials and equipment, each including a service fee. Detailed information on Library fees, fines, and other replacement costs is available by visiting the Library’s website: KU Libraries.
Students are required to reimburse the University for the cost of (a) excess breakage and waste of materials and (b) materials used in excess of those required for completion of course works.
Fees associated with a Kansas Open Records request commensurate with the actual costs in University employee time and resources, fees shall be charged for the retrieval, review, and production of public records. In accordance with K.S.A. §45-219, the following fee rates are established by the agency’s head and may be applied, with payment of total estimated fees required by check or money order in advance of records production:
- Senior manager rate based upon the highly paid employee’s annual salary/hourly pay rate
- Manager rate for retrieval and/or review: $65/hour
- Staff rate for retrieval and/or assembly to produce: $33/hour
- Specialized computer retrieval: $50/hour
- Digital transmission or mailing fee: $1.50
If the actual cost in time and resources exceeds the fee estimate, the requestor will be billed for the balance of fees incurred, with full payment required before records production. If the actual cost is less than the fee estimate, the requestor will be refunded any difference over $5.00.
The sale of information via University academic transcript, certification document, Statement of Degree and Statement of Forthcoming Degree will be provided upon request and for a fee. See the Office of the University Registrar website.
Analysis of non-KU transcripts: $30.00. Added endorsement review of non-KU transcripts for Kansas practicing professionals: $20.00. Transcript analysis and licensure reviews for current KU students or KU alumni are free. Analysis of foreign transcripts: contact the School of Education.
Teacher Work Sample Scoring Fee: $100.00. This is a one-time fee for School of Education and Human Sciences Students who are completing their Student Teaching courses for completion of the required Teacher Work Sample. For students enrolled in SPED 739 the fee will be assessed as $50 each time the student enrolls in the course because these students take the SPED 739 course twice and a fee of $50 for each enrollment equals the total fee of $100. This fee is assessed as indicated on the following courses:
The sale of information via a University replacement diploma, provided upon request and for a fee. Up to one year after graduation, the original diploma is provided by the University of Kansas for pick up by the student. If one year has elapsed from the graduation date, a replacement diploma fee will be assessed for diploma requests. Students completing a certificate can request a certificate to be printed for one year for a fee, replacement certificates are charged a higher fee.
|US Mail||UPS/FedEx||International Mail||Optional FedEx for China Delivery||Pick-up||Rush Processing Fee*|
|Original Diploma||$10.00||$20.00||$40.00||$96.00||No charge||NA||$25.95|
|CeDiploma (graduates Dec. 2002-present)||NA||NA||NA||NA||NA||$15.95||$25.95|
|Legacy CeDiploma (graduates prior to Dec. 2002)||NA||NA||NA||NA||NA||$50.00||$25.95|
|Replacement Diploma or Certificate||$35.00||$45.00||$65.00||$121.00||$25.00||NA||$25.95|
Total includes diploma cost and processing fee.
*Rush processing fee assessed in addition to other outlined charges.
Each check or electronic transaction returned to the University is subject to a $30.00 service charge.
This schedule does not limit the charges which may be collected under arrangements with other governmental or private agencies except that such arrangements may not provide for lesser charges. Tuition or other charges to more nearly cover the actual cost of instruction are specifically authorized.