Welcome to APEX at the University of Kansas

Mission Statement

The University of Kansas Academic Programs for EXellence (APEX) advocates for access to higher education by providing comprehensive, personalized support services to empower eligible students to achieve academic success. Through a comprehensive system of individualized academic support services, APEX aims to prepare students for graduate school and success in a global environment.

APEX is the administrative unit within the University of Kansas that houses the following highly successful academic support programs:

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