University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS, USA
3.91 Average Rating

The University of Kansas is a public research institution. The main campus is located in Lawrence, Kansas, and is one of five in the University of Kansas system. KU offers more than 200 undergraduate majors in one of the largest college towns in the state, as well as several online programs. The Lawrence campus sits atop Mount Oread, and is home to the Center for Undergraduate Research, which features a certificate program. The campus also maintains three museums, a university theater, and memorial union.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
57%
Out of State Students
38%
0
100
93%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 26
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1145
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Other November 1, 2018
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
27,625
Total Number of Undergrads
19,338
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
37%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
60%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,755
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$10,182
Out-of-State Tuition
$26,393
0
100
76%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
70%
Average Aid Per Year
$15,412
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
600
Size of Town
City: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Kansas City
Lawrence
Chicago
Denver
Wichita
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
56%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$46,500
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What Students Are Saying

3.91 Average Rating
The University of Kansas has great professional schools with devoted professors who take education beyond the classroom. The campus environment is beautiful and the students population is very active in organizations. The University of Kansas houses one of the best basketball teams in the nation and is a nationally renowned international research school.
Zach from Overland Park, KS
the university of kansas offers a quality education while also teaching it's students important life skills. it is a place where one truly has the freedom to explore their interests, and it has all the tools they could possibly need to do so. the university of kansas is a place for growth, community, and spirit.
Samantha from Villa Park, IL