1200 Sunnyside Ave, Room 3134
Lawrence, KS 66045-3101
KU Transition to Postsecondary Education (KU TPE) is an inclusive postsecondary education program at the University of Kansas for students with intellectual disability. KU TPE is an undergraduate two-year non-degree seeking program that leads to a certificate that is indicated on students' KU transcripts. Students take KU courses for credit, join student clubs and organizations, can live in KU Housing, and participate in paid and unpaid career internships.
|Public or private:||Public|
|Type of school:||4-year college or university|
|Is this program a federally funded TPSID program?||Yes|
|Students in this program:||Have graduated or exited from high school|
|Number of students:||10|
|Deadline to apply to this program:||Early January|
|Link to admissions process:||Admissions link|
|Requirements for admission to this program:||
|Accepts out-of-state students?:||Yes|
|Please indicate which disabilities students in this program have:||
|Program length:||2 years|
|Acceptance, Retention, and Completion Rates|
|Percent of students applying who are admitted:||69%|
|Cost of the program:||
-Books and supplies for classes. This varies by class (~$200). -Program fee approximately $12,000/year.
|Is this program able to provide federal financial aid as a Comprehensive Transition Program (CTP)?||Yes|
|Students pay for the program in the following ways:||
The program does not have any specific scholarships, but students have applied for and received external scholarships.
|Links to scholarship information:||KU TPE Scholarship Links|
|Students take these types of "typical" courses (with students who don't have disabilities):||Typical college courses for credit|
|More about course access:||
KU TPE provides individualized course adaptations as needed.
|Time spent only with other students in this program:||None of the time|
|Credential(s) students earn upon completing the program:||Transition to Postsecondary Education Certificate|
|The credential(s) is/are:||
|Percent of students in this program have paid work while attending the program:||50%|
|Other career development activities are:||
|Percent of students in this program that had paid work after exiting the program:||100%|
|We offer the following specialized credentials:||
The KU TPE Certificate program of study has a career development focus.
|Housing is provided to students:||Yes|
|Housing options available:||
|Students participate in student organizations on campus:||Yes|
|Proportion of time spent only with other students in this program:||Less than 25%|
|Students have participated in these social/extracurricular activities and organizations:||
<p>University athletic events Student Union Activities (karaoke, art events, Tea at 3, etc.) Music & theater events Spencer Art Museum & Natural History Museum events Student clubs & organizations (Swing Society, Sports Management Club, Boss Girls, faith-based student clubs, etc.) Greek organizations Student hang-outs and restaurants in town Movies and sports watch parties Student recreation center fitness activities</p>