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The University of Kansas

Department of Design

Lawrence, KS

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Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Design is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Interaction design
Master of Arts (MA) Design management

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

14
Applied
9
Accepted
3
Enrolled
64%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th April 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (preferred)
Master's Degree Requirements Curriculum vitae or resume; statement of design philosophy and approach; official transcripts; three recommendations; portfolio of design work or, if previous degree was not in design-related discipline, samples of written work or other creative artifacts produced

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

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

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 10%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (45%)
Female (55%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Interaction design, design management, photography, graphic design, industrial design
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 205 Marvin Hall
1465 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS  66045
United States
Contact Andrea Herstowski
Chair
Email: hestow@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-2956