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Application and Admission to a Doctoral Program

Policy
Guideline
Applies to: 

Graduate Students

Policy Statement: 

Application and Admission

A student who seeks admission to a doctoral program must apply to the graduate degree program and school offering the desired degree. Upon admission, the student is known as an aspirant for the degree and remains so designated until successful completion of the comprehensive oral examination. After passing that examination, the student is designated a candidate for the degree.

Contact: 

Office of Graduate Studies

785-864-8040

Approved on: 
Friday, July 17, 2009
Effective on: 
Friday, July 17, 2009
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
Academic Categories: 
Admission to KU

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