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Resources for AEC Students

The Applied English Center provides a wide range of student support services including a cross-cultural advising office, The Point (a tutorial support center), conversation groups, and student activities including cultural and educational trips to nearby sites like the Kansas State History Museum in the state capital Topeka, and the Nelson-Atkins Art Museum in Kansas City.

Founded in 1964 as part of a Ford Foundation campus internationalization grant
One of the first 12 intensive English programs in the United States
The AEC comprises three units: the Intensive English Program, Short-term Programs, and KU Outreach Programs.
Each semester, the AEC enrolls about 550 students representing more than 35 countries on six continents
The Applied English Center offers field trips and conversation groups to our students


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