Preparing the Next Generation of Aging Scholars and Practitioners

The KU Gerontology Program advances knowledge in the field of aging through interdisciplinary research, education, and service. For over 40 years, our faculty and students have explored critical questions about aging and age-related change across the lifespan. 

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Who We Are


Gerontology Doctoral Programs


Gerontology Calendar
News & Awards
Why KU
  • One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
  • 5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times