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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
67%
Percent 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

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-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

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

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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
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
Weight lifting

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

49%

932
students

Female
53%
490

Male
47%
442

51%

933
students

Female
60%
554

Male
40%
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 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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