High school seniors can apply to the SELF Program, a four-year enrichment and leadership experience
Engineering students build concrete canoes, Formula race cars, unmanned planes, and rockets for competitions nationwide
More first and second place awards in student AIAA aircraft design contests than any other school in the world
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
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Upcoming Events and Deadlines


  • Sept 1st: Engineering Student Organization Open House @ West Campus Student Project Facility (Flyer)
  • Sept 14th: C&PE Welcome Event/ Open House- Noon to 3:00pm (come and go). The event will start in the main C&PE conference room (4161 Learned Hall) and move to the main office suite (4132 Learned Hall). We will have free food, meet and greet with faculty and staff, and this will be your chance to "Put Your Pin" on our departmental world map. Please stop by and connect! (Flyer Coming)


  • September 12, 2016 (Monday): Last day to drop a class and not have it appear on your transcript.
  • September 19, 2016 (Monday): Last day to add or increase credits for Fall 2016 classes.
  • November 16, 2016 (Wednesday): Last day to withdraw or drop a course with a "W" on your transcript. Most students can drop online, but some schools/careers require permission to drop after September 12, 2016.

Financial deadlines*:

  • August 26: 100% tuition refund for dropped hours, classes, or withdrawals
  • August 27 – September 19: 50% tuition refund for dropped hours, classes, or withdrawals
  • September 20: 0% refund for dropped hours, classes, or withdrawals