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Communities: Residence Halls, Scholarship Halls, Apartments

Student Housing offers variety of on-campus living options.

Choose the one that's right for you: Residence hall, private room with bath, suite with semi-private bath, scholarship hall, or on-campus apartment. Ellsworth, Self and Oswald residence halls are for freshmen only. To sign a contract or calculate costs, see the contract page.

You may also visit us in person:

  • Residence hall tours will be offered during Jayhawk Visit Days and Senior Days, coordinated by KU Admissions.
  • Scholarship hall tours are available 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tours begin at Crawford Community Center, 1346 Louisiana.
  • Jayhawker Towers apartments are available for tour during business hours. Prospective residents can visit the office or call to schedule. McCarthy apartment tours for prospective residents are available by appointment by contacting the McCarthy front desk, 785-864-6545. 

More than $200,000 in annual scholarships to returning residents
Academic success: More than 94 percent of first-time, full-time freshmen in student housing enroll for the next semester
5,100 residents choose student housing each year
Residence hall rates are almost $2,000 less per year than the national average for public schools
— College Board
$4 million alumni gift funded Krehbiel Scholarship Hall
Options include suites, private bedroom with shared bath, two-person rooms, scholarship halls, and apartments
Oswald and Self residence halls opened in 2015
One bill covers all costs: room, food, utilities, and wireless Internet
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities