Academic Affairs provides support to academic and non-academic programs as they strive for continuous improvement via programmatic assessment.

  • KU Core Assessment The KU Core is comprised of faculty-submitted courses and experiences that meet specific educational goals and learnign outcomes. The KU Core Review process is facilitated by the University Core Curriculum Committee (UCCC).
  • Degree-Level Assessment In the degree-level assessment process, each academic unit submits an assessment plan for each degree program addressing critical components. The Office of the Provost and Center for Teaching Excellence provide workshops, consultation, and support to units in completing assessment plans and reports.
  • Program Review Systematic program review provides an opportunity for academic units at KU to reflect on quality achieved and enhancements needed within the context of national trends in their respective fields.
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  • One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
  • 5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times