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The University of Kansas

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Lawrence, KS

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The University of Kansas

Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Education (MSE) Educational administration
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Higher education administration
Master of Science in Education (MSE) Education leadership and policy Social and cultural studies in education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Higher education administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational administration
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Educational administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Higher education administration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education leadership and policy Policy studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Education leadership and policy Social and cultural studies in education
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Educational technology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational technology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 66
Doctoral Degrees 23
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

222
Applied
179
Accepted
117
Enrolled
81%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum graduate GPA of 3.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 3
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

382
Total Graduate Students
49%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.97%
Black or African American 8.64%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.31%
Asian 2.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 4.71%
Unknown 2.09%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: History, philosophy, and sociology in education; education policy and leadership; higher education faculty; research on college students; education technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 421 Joseph R. Pearson Hall
1122 West Campus Road
Lawrence, KS  66045-3101
United States
Contact Dr. Susan B. Twombly
Chair
Email: stwombly@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-9721