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KU GradPrep

Pre-academic Program    

"KU GradPrep” is a special, optional program for new international graduate students at KU. It is designed to help students establish a strong foundation for personal and academic success in their graduate degree program. GradPrep is an additional week of pre-academic workshops that focuses on advanced research skills, reading strategies, writing conventions, grammar tools, and oral communication competencies needed to achieve students’ goals and interact confidently with their professors and peers.  The cost of this program is $170 per participant.


SCHEDULE for Participants

GradPrep Pre-academic Course Descriptions

Founded in 1964 as part of a Ford Foundation campus internationalization grant
One of the first 12 intensive English programs in the United States
Each semester, the AEC enrolls about 250 students representing more than 35 countries on six continents
The Applied English Center offers field trips and conversation groups to our students
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities