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Visit the KU Medical Center campus and learn what makes the University of Kansas a great place to study speech-language pathology.

The program schedules group campus visits primarily in the summer and fall terms. Typically, one group visit will be planned in the summer term, and approximately three group visits are planned for the fall term. These dates are announced and posted in advance on the program's website.

Group campus visits are not offered during the spring term, except for a day in March or April specifically for students admitted for the following academic year. All individually scheduled visits will be subject to faculty and program availability and will not include the breadth of events as the planned, group visits.

For students early in their undergraduate career, or needing prerequisite or leveling course work, please include this information when requesting a visit.

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Campus Visit Format

Below is a typical format for campus visits specific to the master's degree program in speech-language pathology. Approximately one week before the visit date, a program staff member will email students a specific agenda including names of the faculty who will be participating.

All students are encouraged to review the bio pages of KU Medical Center faculty and KU Lawrence campus faculty prior to their visit. In addition, all students should explore the virtual tours and videos listed below.

Prospective students travel independently to both the KU Medical Center campus in Kansas City and the KU Lawrence campus in Lawrence, Kansas.

The in-person, on-campus visit will typically include the following:

  • A 30-minute session with at least one faculty member on each campus.
  • A 30-minute session with a program staff member regarding the application and admissions process.
  • A 30-minute session with a current student.
  • A brief tour of a clinical area on each campus.

Students should review the parking directions, maps, and travel instructions for both campuses.


Online Virtual Campus Visits

Using the Zoom online video conferencing platform, a virtual visit will typically include the following:

  • A 30-minute session with at least one faculty member.
  • A 30-minute session with a program staff member regarding the application and admissions process.

Virtual Tours and Videos


Frequently Asked Questions

Will transportation be provided between campuses during visits?
No, transportation is not provided by the program. Each individual is responsible for providing their own transportation. For assistance, please contact the program.

What transportation options are available between KU Medical Center and KU Lawrence campus locations?
Public transportation is not available between Kansas City, Kansas, and Lawrence, Kansas. An affordable alternative may be an rideshare such as Uber or Lyft.

Which airport handles flights to Kansas City?
Kansas City International Airport (airport code MCI).

What amount of time should be factored into transport from Kansas City International Airport to KU Medical Center?
Including parking, at least 45 minutes travel time should be expected with extra time allowed during peak traffic periods.

What amount of time should be factored into transport from Kansas City International Airport to KU Lawrence campus?
Including parking, at least 90 minutes travel time should be expected with extra time allowed during peak traffic periods.

What amount of time should be factored into traveling between the Lawrence and Kansas City campuses?
Including parking, approximately one hour should be expected, with extra time allowed during peak traffic periods.

Last modified: Apr 28, 2020

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Application deadline

January 15 is the deadline for all materials to be submitted for summer or fall semester admission.

Due to the competitive nature of admission to this program, all materials must be received by the deadline to qualify for consideration. Official transcripts will be requested later during the admission process.

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