Friends University

Wichita, KS

Friends University

Wichita, KS

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Tuition & Fees

$30,120

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
500
75th
580
25th
460
75th
26
25th
19
75th
24
25th
18
75th
24
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 664
Declined 490
Total Received 1,154
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Private

1,865

undergraduate students

1,300

graduate students

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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.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,165
Established in 1898
Coeducational Coeducational

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

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Friends University
2100 West University Avenue
Wichita, KS
67213

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
67%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
70%
Bottom 1/2
30%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
560
25th
500
75th
580
25th
460
75th
26
25th
19
75th
24
25th
18
75th
24
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 664
Declined 490
Total Received 1,154

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Weight lifting yes yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

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

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Ballet. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Christian Studies. yes
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Biology. yes
Finance, General. yes
General Studies. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management. yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes
Wildlife Biology. yes

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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

3,165

total students

62%

in-state

38%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

59%

1,865
students

Female
56%
1,044

Male
44%
821

41%

1,300
students

Female
74%
963

Male
26%
337

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

50%

932
students

Female
53%
490

Male
47%
442

50%

933
students

Female
59%
554

Male
41%
379

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

9%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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