University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$11,166

$28,034

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
540
75th
670
25th
530
75th
30
25th
22
75th
28
25th
21
75th
29
25th
22
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,678
Declined 1,364
Total Received 15,042
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Public

21,552

undergraduate students

9,431

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The University of Kansas, founded in 1865, is a major public comprehensive research and teaching university. About 1,000 acres encompass the campuses located in Lawrence-main, KU Medical Center in Kansas City and Wichita, and the Edwards Campus in Overland Park.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 30,983
Established in 1865
Coeducational Coeducational

1,000-acre campus in Lawrence (population: 98,000); branch campus in Overland Park; medical centers in Kansas City, Salina, and Wichita. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Kansas City. Public transportation serves campus and town.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

University of Kansas
1502 Iowa Street
Lawrence, KS
66045-7576

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
68%
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
29%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
540
75th
670
25th
530
75th
30
25th
22
75th
28
25th
21
75th
29
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Other application fee (may be waived in specific circumstances)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 19
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,678
Declined 1,364
Total Received 15,042

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Financial Aid

66%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,825

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,092
Room $6,100
Board $3,800
Additional fees $1,074
Books & supplies $1,212
Total $22,278
Average Financial Aid - $9,825
Total with Avg. Aid $12,453
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 785 864-4700
financialaid@ku.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

lacrosse, rugby, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, baseball, basketball, boxing, crew, cycling, disc golf, extreme dodgeball, flag football, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, jujitsu, quidditch, racquetball, rock climbing, running, sailing, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, swimming/diving, tae kwon do, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), walleyball, water polo, water skiing

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African Studies.
American Indian/Native American Studies.
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Ancient Studies/Civilization.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Statistics, General.
Architectural Engineering.
Architectural History and Criticism, General.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Astronomy.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Audiology/Audiologist.
Behavioral Sciences.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Bioinformatics.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biostatistics.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Cell Biology and Anatomy.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Child Psychology.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical, Hospital, and Managed Care Pharmacy.
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
Computational Biology.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Construction Management, General.
Counseling Psychology.
Creative Writing.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist.
Dance, General.
Design and Applied Arts, Other.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Developmental and Child Psychology.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
East Asian Studies.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
Engineering Science.
Engineering, Other.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entomology.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
European Studies/Civilization.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Studies.
Gerontology.
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Homeland Security.
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management.
Human Biology.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial and Product Design.
Information Technology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Journalism.
Latin American Studies.
Latin American and Caribbean Studies.
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Informatics.
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology.
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
Microbiology, General.
Molecular Biology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Museology/Museum Studies.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Therapy/Therapist.
Music, General.
Neuroscience.
Nurse Anesthetist.
Nursing Science.
Nutrition Sciences.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Oncology and Cancer Biology.
Organizational Leadership.
Petroleum Engineering.
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design.
Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Pharmacology.
Pharmacy.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Physiology, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Project Management.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Public Health, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Rehabilitation Science.
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
School Psychology.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Work.
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Statistics, General.
Toxicology.
Women's Studies.
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Programs Offered

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

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

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

30,983

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

21,552
students

Female
52%
11,230

Male
48%
10,322

30%

9,431
students

Female
58%
5,433

Male
42%
3,998

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

17,796
students

Female
52%
9,241

Male
48%
8,555

18%

3,756
students

Female
53%
1,989

Male
47%
1,767

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
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

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 12

Summer: May 31

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • 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

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 109
Countries most often represented China
India
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Viet Nam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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