Aerospace Engineering

University of Kansas

12 months
20312 USD/year
24679 USD/year
10717 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Aerospace Engineering at University of Kansas discipline involves the design, production, operation, and support of aircraft and spacecraft. Aerospace engineers solve problems, design aircraft and spacecraft, conduct research, and improve processes for the aerospace industry.


University of Kansas Aerospace Engineering is an international leader in aerospace education and is committed to developing a global community of choice for students, educators, and researchers by strategically aligning teaching, research, and service missions. 

Learning outcomes

A world-class graduate and undergraduate education focused on designing, simulating, building, testing, and flying aerospace vehicles is provided. 

The department invests in research infrastructure and chooses outstanding students, faculty, and staff to conduct basic and applied research of relevance to aerospace vehicles and systems. The department supports the aerospace profession by educating the public, by maintaining the KU aerospace short-course program, and by advising policy-makers in government, industry, and disciplinary professional organizations.

Programme Structure

Course outcomes:

  • Competence in the analysis, test, and design of aerospace systems and components using contemporary techniques, equipment, and software.
  • An understanding of the professional responsibilities associated with the special public safety and economic aspects of the aerospace industry.
  • The ability to communicate analysis test, and design results to engineers and nonengineers.
  • The ability to work effectively in interdisciplinary teams.
  • An understanding of the need for lifelong learning.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation.  Recommenders will receive instructions on submission at the time the application is submitted.
  • Resume or CV
  • GRE score report
  • Statement of Objectives
  • TOEFL or IELTS score report (International students only)
  • Statement of Financial Resources (International students only)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20312 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    24679 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24679 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10717 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10717 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.


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