University of Kansas: Ranking & Review

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United States
Top 1%

University of Kansas Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate93%91%95%
Enrolled undergraduates4,1531,8682,285
Enrolled total (including graduate students)27,62513,05914,566

7,012 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,069 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores0
Percent of students submitting SAT scores0%

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores4,036
Percent of students submitting ACT scores97%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $65.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordNeither required nor recommended
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

University of Kansas Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,060 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Kansas provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,164 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$9,818$25,586
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,006$1,006
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$327$853
Tuition for Full-time graduates$9,716$22,730
Fees for full-time graduates$988$988
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$405$947

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs94421834941,128
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services73429281,034
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4061813437
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2462349318
Public Administration and Social Service Professions872107304
Visual and Performing Arts2234831302
Social Sciences2303332295
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies176597242
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies143143
Legal Professions and Studies123123
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities120120
Physical Sciences673221120
Architecture and Related Services20927119
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics812211114
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services79303112
English Language and Literature & Letters8699104
Mathematics and Statistics5122477
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies3421156
Natural Resources and Conservation4343
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields3333
Philosophy and Religious Studies107219
Grand Total94,0461,6459386,638

A total of 4,055 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Kansas.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,583 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate63%60%66%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 74%

General info

Alternative namesKansas Univ
Kansas Jayhawks
Kansas U, KUMC, University of Kansas Medical Center, KU Medical Center, Kansas University Medical Center
Kansas University
University of Kansas
Univ of Kansas
Univ of KS
University of KS
MottoVidebo visionem hanc magnam quare non comburatur rubus
I shall see this great sight, why the bush does not burn. (Exodus 3 3)
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorscrimson, blue
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff8,094
Instructional FTE2,358
Research FTE1,006
Public Service FTE125
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

AddressStrong Hall, 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 230
Lawrence, Kansas, 66045
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population88,000

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