Applying to the Department of Religious Studies


Choosing a program of study is an important and sometimes difficult decision. So how do you choose? Whether you are looking for a flexible major to give you adaptable skills, or are passionate about a specific religion or cultural tradition, religious studies can give you a strong foundation for the future.

Admission to the Religious Studies Major:

Before being admitted to the Major in Religious Studies, students must complete the following courses:

REL 104 – Introduction to Religion
One additional Religious Studies course
ENGL 101 – Composition
ENGL 102 – Critical Reading and Writing
Students must have a GPA in the above courses of at least 2.3.

Students should apply for admission to the major in the term in which they will complete the admission requirements, normally before completing 60 credit hours (before the end of the student’s sophomore year). For further information, please consult the Religious Studies section of the Undergraduate Catalog.

We appreciate your interest in the MA program in Religious Studies at the University of Kansas. Unfortunately, the department has suspended admissions to the MA program, graduate certificate, and non-degree seeking program.
No applications are currently being accepted.

Admission to the Religious Studies Major:

Before being admitted to the Major in Religious Studies, students must complete the following courses:

REL 104 – Introduction to Religion
One additional Religious Studies course
ENGL 101 – Composition
ENGL 102 – Critical Reading and Writing
Students must have a GPA in the above courses of at least 2.3.

Students should apply for admission to the major in the term in which they will complete the admission requirements, normally before completing 60 credit hours (before the end of the student’s sophomore year). For further information, please consult the Religious Studies section of the Undergraduate Catalog.

We appreciate your interest in the MA program in Religious Studies at the University of Kansas. Unfortunately, the department has suspended admissions to the MA program, graduate certificate, and non-degree seeking program.
No applications are currently being accepted.

CONTACT AN ADVISOR OR OUR DEPARTMENT FOR HELP APPLYING

Undergraduate Advisor: jdsmith@ku.edu 

Graduate Program Coordinator: cebutler@ku.edu 

Religious Studies Department: rstudies@ku.edu