Friends University Rankings

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In the World#5139 of 14178
In North America#1386 of 2629
In the United States#1308 of 2528
In Kansas#13 of 32
In Wichita#2 of 3

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
46%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$20,641 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,291
Graduates
527
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Friends University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate46%46%46%
Applicants1,266766500
Admissions580349231
Freshmen enrolled full time1768789
Freshmen enrolled part time11

480 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

335 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
31 or 18%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 950
or below

75% of them
had 1150
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Friends University are 950-1150 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
171 or 97%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Friends University are 19-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1097 (61%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown199 (11%)
Hispanic156 (9%)
Black or African American144 (8%)
Asian75 (4%)
Two or more races74 (4%)
Nonresident Alien52 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native8 (0.4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,641/year
Average aid awarded
$18,343
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$18,294
$30-48K$18,725
$48-75K$19,583
$75-110K$21,691
$110K+$24,184

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$28,944$11,358
Tuition in-state$28,944$11,358
Tuition out-of-state$28,944$11,358
Fee in-district$450
Fee in-state$450
Fee out-of-state$450

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity402
Combined charge for room and board$7,980
Room charge$3,800
Meal charge$4,180

Friends University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General4672
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels55
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling50
Elementary Education and Teaching25
Wildlife Biology23
Psychology, General22
Accounting21
Special Education and Teaching, General17
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies16
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General16
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General14
Christian Studies14
Information Science & Studies13
Health & Health Care Administration & Management12
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other11
Organizational Leadership10
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies9
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management9
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General8
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance26
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other7
International Business & Trade & Commerce5
Art & Art Studies, General5
Computer and Information Sciences, General5
Spanish Language and Literature4
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other4
Music Teacher Education4
English Language and Literature, General3
General Studies3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education3
Biology & Biological Sciences, General3
Sociology3
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management3
Music, General3
Chemistry, General3
Marketing & Marketing Management, General3
Mathematics, General3
Finance, General2
History, General1
Music Performance, General1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching1
Ballet1
Religious & Sacred Music1
Grand Total305237
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate48%36%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 69%

Publications & Citations

Publications
152
Citations
822

Publication count by topic

Biology
21
Psychology
16
Philosophy
12
Geography
9
Chemistry
9
History
9
Art
9
Computer science
9
Political science
9
Sociology
7
Materials science
6
Business
5
Environmental science
4
Medicine
4
Engineering
2
Mathematics
2
Economics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy30811
Psychology3569312
Geography362249
Sociology378624
Medicine4633143
Biology4756164
Political science53281
Business53455
Chemistry541238
Computer science544730
Materials science54668
Environmental science55331
Mathematics59723

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199011
199102
199222
199312
199403
199500
199602
199714
199805
199914
200005
2001110
2002410
2003010
2004514
2005520
2006215
2007129
2008316
2009227
2010250
2011837
2012743
20131061
2014751
2015556
2016656
2017834
2018951
20192158
20201698

General info

Founded1898
WikipediaFriends University
Colorscrimson, gray
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-July)
Total FTE staff274
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address2100 W. University Ave.
Wichita, Kansas, 67213
United States
City population382,000
Phone3162955000
Fax+1 (316) 295 5060

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