Welcome to International Student Services

The University of Kansas welcomes students from around the world. More than 2200 international students from more than 100 countries study at KU. ISS provides an experienced immigration advising staff to help answer questions and process paperwork for maintaining legal student immigration status.

ISS also provides a wide range of services and programs to help international students adjust to cultural life in Lawrence, Kansas. From a week long orientation program to ongoing programs to academic support for success, ISS is here to help our international students have a rewarding and fulfilling experience while at KU.

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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
46 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