Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science


                     International Students

International Application      - -      Deadline for International Applications is March 1

Information for Prospective International Students:

  • KAMS is a residential learning experience for exceptional students equivalent to United States high school juniors and seniors with interest in mathematics and science on the Fort Hays State University (FHSU) campus in Hays, Kansas, USA

Students will receive:

  • College instruction by doctoral-level faculty and 68 hours of college credit
  • Hands-on research supervised by doctoral-level scientists
  • Leadership development & Civic engagement opportunities
  • Co-curricular & extra-curricular opportunities to develop the whole student

Student living environment includes:

  • Living space in the Custer Residence Hall on the FHSU campus
  • Residence Hall rooms will be shared by two KAMS students
  • Males and females will reside on different wings of Custer Hall
  • Males are not allowed in the female students’ living space; Females are not allowed in the male students’ living space
  • FHSU offers a safe campus and residential environment
  • Trained support staff will live in the residence halls with students

Students will be supervised by the staff which includes:

  • Evening curfews
  • Permission to leave campus
  • Regulated visitation by guests

Students will be responsible for payment of the following. Students will be required to have a credit card when they arrive as a means of payment.   

  •   Tuition & Fees
  •   Room & Board
  •   Books & Supplies
  •   Computer & Printer

 Academic Requirements include:

  • Candidates must have ONE of the following minimum TOEFL scores:
  • Paper-based test (pBT) score of 540 or
  • Computer-based test (cBT) score of 220 or
  • Internet-based test (iBT) score of 70 
  • Candidates must have ONE of the following minimum ACT or SAT scores:
  • ACT: 23 (composite) or
  • SAT: 1060

Estimated, Approximate  Costs for the 2013-2014 academic year include:

  • $19,562.00            Tuition & Fees
  •   $1,650.00            Books & Supplies
  •   $7,130.00            Room & Board (9 months, open-access meal plan)
  •      $979.00            Health Insurance (required)
  •        $85.00            One-time FHSU application fee & Residence Life Application Fee
  •   $2,000.00         Miscellaneous & Personal Expenses (laundry, entertainment, clothing etc.)
  • $30,821.00            Approximate Subtotal
  • Plus Travel Costs & transportation to and from KAMS at start & end of school year and for any Winter Break travel

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  Guardian Edu, Inc. and its Korea associate AimHigh Education is a referral partner in Korea for the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science.  For more information, interested students in Korea should contact Peter Jeewan Jang, President of Guardian Edu. Mid-USA at guardianedukansas@hotmail.com or at USA Phone 913-226-2149 or at Seoul Phone 016-543-0309, and JaeHo Son, President of AimHigh Education in Seoul office (02) 582-7088 or edutimes@empas.com

  The American Cross Border Education Institute (ACBEI) is a referral partner in China for the Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science. For more information, interested students in China should contact Jasmine Zhang, zhangyue0851@yahoo.com.cn  or 86-10-345-629.