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Is the KLA Learning Community a live-in community in the residence halls?

No. Students interested in joining the KLA learning community are not required to live in a specific residence hall and are invited to participate in all learning community events.

If I’m not admitted to the Krannert Leaders Academy, am I still a Krannert student?

Yes. The Krannert Leaders Academy is a population of admitted Krannert students who meet academy requirements. You do not have to be a member of the Academy to be a Krannert student.

If I do not meet the requirements for KLA as a freshman, can I apply later?

Yes. If you will not be eligible to join KLA as a first semester freshman, you can apply once you have met the requirements. Please visit the Apply tab for more information.

Can I speak with an advisor when I visit campus?

You cannot speak with an advisor until you are a Krannert student. When you visit campus for STAR (Summer Transition, Advising and Registration), you will meet your advisor and discuss the courses you will take during your first year. 

How can I apply for scholarships?

Students interested in applying for scholarships through the Krannert School of Management should visit

Whom should I contact if I’m interested in learning more about KLA?

Please contact Sharlee Lyons (, director of the Krannert Leaders Academy, to learn more about the program.