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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
56%
400-499
23%
300-399
3%
600-699
12%
500-599
54%
400-499
29%
300-399
3%
30-36
4%
24-29
28%
18-23
58%
12-17
9%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 580
Declined 686
Total Received 1,266
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Private

1,291

undergraduate students

527

graduate students

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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 1,818
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 Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National

Friends University
2100 West University Avenue
Wichita
67213

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
33%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Concert Choir
  • Singing Quakers
  • Zoo Science Club
  • Psychology Club
  • Spanish Club

Top Events

  • Late Night Breakfast
  • Homecoming Week
  • Cherry Carnival Week
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
43%
Top 1/2
70%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
13%
500-599
56%
400-499
23%
300-399
3%
600-699
12%
500-599
54%
400-499
29%
300-399
3%
30-36
4%
24-29
28%
18-23
58%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.46

Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 580
Declined 686
Total Received 1,266

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 12
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling, Racquetball, Sand volleyball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Ballet
Biochemistry
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Finance, General
Forensic Science and Technology
General Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History Teacher Education
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Music, Other
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Teacher Education
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Wildlife Biology
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

1,818

total students

76%

in-state

24%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

71%

1,291
students

Female
55%
710

Male
45%
581

29%

527
students

Female
66%
350

Male
34%
177

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

66%

860
students

Female
53%
452

Male
47%
408

34%

431
students

Female
60%
258

Male
40%
173

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 69%
Student 4 year graduation rate 35%
Student 5 year graduation rate 10%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

151

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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