Dr. Arnold, two AE students, and an EECS faculty member on Helheim Glacier (Greenland)

Graduate Program

KU Aerospace Engineering (KUAE) is a world-class community of choice for outstanding students, educators, and researchers shaping the next generation of aerospace systems. Join us to gain foundational knowledge in and experience with aerospace engineering disciplines and interdisciplinary systems integration, while advancing the state-of-the-art.

We offer the following degree options: 

  • M.S. Thesis Option
  • M.S. Project Option
  • M.E. Program PH.D
  • Program D.E. Program
  • NEW! Starting Fall 2023 we now offer online M.S. and M.E. degrees.

To learn more, check out the degrees page.

Areas of study include: 

  • Aerodynamics
  • Propulsion
  • Guidance, Navigation and Control
  • Structures and Materials
  • Astronautics
  • System Engineering
  • Design
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems 

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Application Deadlines

  • Priority Deadline: September 1

  • Final Deadline: Decemeber 15

Graduate Program

of our faculty are among the top 2% most cited in Aerospace Engineering.
growth in graduate program since 2020.
Office Information
Lawrence Campus
School of Engineering
Learned Hall , 2117B
1530 W 15th St
Lawrence , Kansas 66044