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Admission to Health, Sport, & Exercise Sciences

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Incoming Freshmen

All high school juniors and seniors, as well as other individuals, will need to apply for undergraduate admission to the University of Kansas through the Office of Admission: apply.ku.edu

Once admitted to the University of Kansas as a freshman student, all pre-education majors will be advised and invited to apply for admission to an undergraduate professional program within the Department of Health, Sport, & Exercise Sciences.

Transfer Students

Individuals interested in transferring coursework from another institution will need to apply for transfer admission to the University of Kansas through the Office of Admission: apply.ku.edu/transfer.  

Once admitted to the University of Kansas, all pre-education majors will be advised and invited to apply for admission to an undergraduate professional program within the Department of Health, Sport, & Exercise Sciences.

Undergraduate Professional Program (Pre-Ed Students at KU)

Current KU students (freshman or transfer) will need to apply to their undergraduate professional program during their first (or second) year at KU. Each undergraduate professional program (Community Health, Exercise Science, and Sport Management) has individual admissions requirements and application deadlines: soe.ku.edu/apply

Graduate Students

Graduate students are encouraged to apply for admission through the Office of Graduate Studies at the University of Kansas: graduate.ku.edu/apply.

Please note that each individual graduate program offered through the Department of Health, Sport, & Exercise Sciences has a unique set of program application requirements and application deadlines. Visit your graduate program web page for additional details: hses.ku.edu/academics.

International Students

International students are encouraged to apply to the Department of Health, Sport, & Exercise Sciences based on their level of degree/education interest:

Edwards Campus Students

For the undergraduate degree completion programs at the Edwards Campus in Overland Park, most transfer students should have already completed the majority of their general education requirements and prerequisites. Interested applicants are encouraged to contact a program advisors before applying as a transfer student to KU: admission.ku.edu/transfer.

Declaring a minor

KU students who wish to declare a minor offered by the Department of Health, Sport, & Exercise Sciences can do so online: hses.ku.edu/minor.


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