Kansas’s flagship university
At the University of Kansas (KU), Jayhawks live every day with an enthusiasm and spirit that spans 14 schools, five campuses, and a community of artists, athletes, and innovators. We proudly embrace our role as the state’s flagship university and as a premier research institution that serves Kansas, the nation, and the world.
Stand out and be outstanding
At KU, you aren’t undecided—you’re exploring. And we have a lot to explore. With more than 440 degree and certificate programs and 5,000 courses, you’re bound to discover a field that ignites your passions and sets you on track to lead in your career. Find your future at ku.edu/academics.
Get involved and stay connected
Life as a Jayhawk is defined by tradition and community—qualities you’ll find through 600+ clubs and organizations, over 40 fraternities and sororities, and myriad campus activism and advocacy opportunities. As roommates, classmates, and teammates, Jayhawks support each other, build connections, and create memories along the way. Explore life at KU at ku.edu/student-life.
Make your mark, save lives, change the world
As one of only 34 public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities, KU conducts more research than all other Kansas universities combined. Our distinguished record of research innovation has produced nearly 40 active start-up companies and over 130 active license agreements for commercial use of KU inventions. Discover the possibilities at ku.edu/research.
Live like a Lawrencian
Lawrence is home to the University of Kansas’s main campus. Students love its eclectic and welcoming nature, and the city of 100,000 has been recognized as a top college town. Lawrence is less than an hour from the state capital of Topeka as well as Kansas City, a metropolitan area of about two million people known for its sports fandom and food scene. Learn more about our home at ku.edu/about-lawrence.