The Department of Respiratory Care Education does not offer scholarships of its own. However, the department will help you find information about merit- and need-based scholarships available from professional organizations.
For information about financial aid during freshman and sophomore years at KU, write or call the University of Kansas:
University of Kansas Office of Student Financial Aid
50 Strong Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045-1920
University Scholarship Center
33 Strong Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045
Students entering the respiratory care program (junior year) should write or call the
University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Student Financial Aid
3007 Student Center
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
A maximum of 64 credit hours may be transferred to the program from another institution. However, to graduate from KU, 45 credits must be from junior/senior-level course work. This means community college students must convert credits (usually at least 11 hours) from their associate degree program to KU junior/senior level credits. The cost for this is $12.50 per course converted.
For traditional bachelor's degree program students on campus, yes. Students in the degree-completion program for RRT professionals may take as many or few class as desired during each semester. It is recommended students complete the program within three years.
Yes, this course will transfer and meet one course requirement for respiratory care but you must take an additional physiology course to fulfill the prerequisites.
Not during the application process, but you will be required to follow the background check procedure once you are accepted into the program and to complete it before you are allowed to enter the program. Students in online-only programs are not required to complete a background check.
No, it does not transfer from KU to KUMC. Contact the KUMC Office of Student Financial Aid at 913-588-5170 or visit their website.
All non-U.S. transcripts must be evaluated before they will be accepted. Please see our information for international students page for more details about this procedure.
There is no student housing on the KU Medical Center campus. Most students live in apartments in surrounding neighborhoods and are responsible for arranging their own housing. Many local housing ads are posted on this Web site.
KU Medical Center is centrally located in Kansas City and easily accessible from I-35. The campus resides at 39th Street and Rainbow Boulevard. See our maps and directions page for more information.