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University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS
University Website: www.ku.edu/
Apply Online: admissions.ku.edu/apply/
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The University of Kansas (KU) is a public research university and the largest university in the State of Kansas. KU campuses are located in Lawrence, Wichita, Overland Park, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas, with the main campus located in Lawrence on Mount Oread, the highest location in Lawrence. The University was opened in 1866, under a charter granted by the Kansas Legislature in 1864.

The University's Medical Center and University Hospital are located in Kansas City, Kansas. The Edwards Campus is in Overland Park, Kansas, in the Kansas City metropolitan area. There are also educational and research sites in Parsons and Topeka, and branches of the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita and Salina.

Enrollment at the Lawrence and Edwards campuses was 26,266 students for the 2010–2011 academic year; an additional 3,196 students were enrolled at the KU Medical Center for a total enrollment of 29,462 students across the three campuses. The Lawrence campus and KU Medical Center combined employ 2,529 faculty members.

The 2013 U.S. News & World Report rankings recognized KU 106th in the category "national universities". In addition, the 2008 report stated that the University of Kansas ranked as the 18th most popular university in the United States. It also ranks 11th in the nation for study abroad involvement with nearly one-third of students participating.

KU is home to the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics, the Beach Center on Disability, and radio stations KJHK, 90.7 FM, and KANU, 91.5 FM. The university is host to several notable museums including the University of Kansas Natural History Museum and the Spencer Museum of Art. The libraries of the University include the Anschutz Library, which commemorates the businessman Philip Anschutz, an alumnus of the University.

The University is one of the 63 members of the Association of American Universities.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $19,500.00 avg tuition

Strong Hall, 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 230
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

Apply online Admissions:
admissions.ku.edu/
Financial Aid:
financialaid.ku.edu/

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of Kansas

Statistics:
Applied 10,157
Admitted 9,397 93%
Enrolled total 3,702
Full Time: 3,671
Part Time 31
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Writing 0 0
ACT Composite 22 28
ACT English 21 28
ACT Math 22 28
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 80%
4-year graduation rate 32%
6-year graduation rate 61%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Required
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of Kansas

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $7,611.00 $7,611.00 $19,500.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $858.00 $858.00 $858.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $254.00 $254.00 $650.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,531.00 $7,531.00 $17,618.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $858.00 $858.00 $858.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $314.00 $314.00 $734.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $7,436.00 $7,436.00 $4,294.00
Other Expenses $4,294.00 $4,294.00 $4,294.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $55.00
Books and Supplies $850.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 74%
Percent receiving grant aid 59%
Avg amount of grant aid $6,791.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 47%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,714.00

University of Kansas

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architectural History and Criticism, General X
Architecture X X
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African Studies X X
American Indian/Native American Studies X
American/United States Studies/Civilization X X
European Studies/Civilization X
Latin American Studies X X
Russian Studies X X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology X
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology X
Microbiology, General X
Molecular Biology X
Neuroscience X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Commerce, General X X
Finance, General X
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
Information Technology X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration X
Music Teacher Education X X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGINEERING
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering X X
Architectural Engineering X X
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering X
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics X
Engineering Science X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Petroleum Engineering X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Engineering/Industrial Management X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
French Language and Literature X X
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
Linguistics X X
Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling X
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist X
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator X
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management X
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry X
Music Therapy/Therapist X X
Nurse Anesthetist X
Nursing Science X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X X
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design X
Public Health, General X
Public Health, Other X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
HISTORY
History, General X X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Ancient Studies/Civilization X
Behavioral Sciences X X
Human Biology X
International/Global Studies X X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
Museology/Museum Studies X
Nutrition Sciences X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X X
Religion/Religious Studies X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General X X
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Clinical Child Psychology X
Counseling Psychology X
Developmental and Child Psychology X
Educational Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X X
Geography X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X X
Dance, General X
Design and Applied Arts, Other X
Design and Visual Communications, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Industrial and Product Design X
Music, General X X

University of Kansas Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Multicultural Architectural Scholars Program - KU $1000 December 20, 2014
FIRST Scholarship - University of Kansas $1000 April 01, 2015
Study Scholarship for Fine Arts, Architecture, Music, Dance Varies November 01, 2014
DAAD Study Scholarship for Graduating Seniors Varies November 15, 2014
Ecole des Chartes Exchange Fellowship Varies December 01, 2014
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