University of Kansas: Ranking & Review

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Lawrence Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 87 151
Top 1%

University of Kansas Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate93%91%95%
Applicants14,5386,6007,938
Admissions13,5766,0157,561
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

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

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
25
ACT English
25
ACT Math
25

University of Kansas Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $25,306 $41,074
Off-campus $25,306 $41,074
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
In-stateOut-of-state
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 Programs 9 442 183 494 1,128
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 734 292 8 1,034
Education 145 378 48 571
Engineering 357 97 28 482
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 406 18 13 437
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 246 23 49 318
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 87 210 7 304
Visual and Performing Arts 223 48 31 302
Social Sciences 230 33 32 295
Psychology 219 34 31 284
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 176 59 7 242
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 143 143
Legal Professions and Studies 123 123
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 120 120
Physical Sciences 67 32 21 120
Architecture and Related Services 20 92 7 119
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 81 22 11 114
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 79 30 3 112
English Language and Literature & Letters 86 9 9 104
Mathematics and Statistics 51 22 4 77
History 47 2 9 58
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 34 21 1 56
Natural Resources and Conservation 43 43
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 33 33
Philosophy and Religious Studies 10 7 2 19
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.

TotalMenWomen
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
KU
Univ of Kansas
Univ of KS
University of KS
Founded1865
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

Official Websiteku.edu
AddressStrong Hall, 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 230
Lawrence, Kansas, 66045
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone7858642700

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