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Your first year in the classroom

First-year exploration is not only allowed at KU but encouraged. As your degree path takes shape, you’ll accrue a network of advisors, faculty, and mentors, ready to support you through graduation.

Earning your degree

Before you delve into the details of your degree, let’s step back and examine the fundamentals that make up a KU education.

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Exploring majors

Choosing from nearly 275 undergraduate fields of study may seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Heed these tips as you begin to weigh your options.

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First-year programs

First-year programs focus on the college fundamentals, offering small-group course options that introduce you and other new Jayhawks to the history, subjects, and communities that set KU apart.

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