Tuition & Fees

$29,394

$29,394

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
500-599
46%
400-499
47%
600-699
7%
500-599
33%
400-499
60%
30-36
10%
24-29
25%
18-23
39%
12-17
24%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
32%
18-23
43%
12-17
24%
30-36
2%
24-29
27%
18-23
53%
12-17
18%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 375
Declined + 415
Total Received 790
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Private (nonprofit)

1,356

undergraduate students

570

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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Codes

SAT 6224
ACT 1412

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Location

School Facts

Friends University, founded in 1898, is a private, coeducational university. Its 54-acre campus is located in Wichita, Kansas.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,926
Established in 1898
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Wichita, KS

54-acre campus in Wichita (population: 390,591); branch campuses in Lenexa and Topeka. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Friends University
2100 West University Avenue
Wichita, KS 67213

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
63%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
65%
Bottom 1/2
35%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
500-599
46%
400-499
47%
600-699
7%
500-599
33%
400-499
60%
30-36
10%
24-29
25%
18-23
39%
12-17
24%
6-11
2%
30-36
1%
24-29
32%
18-23
43%
12-17
24%
30-36
2%
24-29
27%
18-23
53%
12-17
18%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some

Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 375
Declined + 415
Total Received 790

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Ken Faffler
Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 800 577-2233
F: 316 295-5020
admission@friends.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 316 295-5200
F: 316 295-5703
financialaid@friends.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Crystal Roach
Interim Director of Financial Aid

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, flag football, indoor soccer, kickball, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, Wiffle ball

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Athletic Directors

Carole Obermeyer (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Falcon
School colors
scarlet and gray

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art Education
Ballet/Dance
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Christian Spiritual Formation
Christian Spiritual Formation/Leadership
Communications
Computer Science/Information Systems
Criminal Justice
Cyber Security
Education
Elementary Education
English
English Language Arts Education
Family Therapy
Finance
Global Business Administration
Health Care Leadership
Health Management
Health Sciences
Health/Physical Education
History/Political Science
Information Security
International Business
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Math Education
Mathematics
Music
Music Education
Physical Education
Professional Business Administration
Psychology
Radiological Technology
Religion/Philosophy
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Education
Speech/Theatre Education
Teaching/Learning
Theatre
Visual Art
Zoo Science
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,926

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

1,356
students

Female
58%
780

Male
42%
576

30%

570
students

Female
67%
382

Male
33%
188

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

65%

886
students

Female
54%
471

Male
46%
415

35%

470
students

Female
66%
309

Male
34%
161

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Student Break-down

7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

56%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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