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University of Kansas

United States of America

284th US-News World Ranking

Established in 1865, the University of Kansas (often referred as KU) is a public research university in the state of Kansas, U.S.A. The university has its main campus located in Lawrence and the university’s medical school and hospital in Kansas City. The university also has educational and research sites in Parsons, Topeka, Garden City, Hays, and Leavenworth, and branches of the medical school in Wichita and Salina.

The university offers more than 350 degree programs with 190 undergraduate programs in science, arts and humanities and nearly 50 graduate programs that are ranked nationally. The most famous schools and colleges of Kansas are the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, which includes the School of the Arts and the School of Public Affairs & Administration; and the schools of Architecture, Design & Planning; Business; Education; Engineering; Health Professions; Journalism & Mass Communications; Law; Medicine; Music; Nursing; Pharmacy; and Social Welfare.

University of Kansas has a total student population of over 27000 students. The student to faculty ratio at the university 17:1 and the application acceptance rate is 93%.

KU plays a major role in research across Kansas, the University’s Cancer Center is the state's only designated National Cancer Institute. It also has eleven other major research centers that specialize in life span issues, the humanities and polar ice sheets. Kansas consistently earns high rankings for its academic programs and it is also a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities since 1909. 

Notable Alumni: Bob Whittaker (U.S. Representative from Kansas), Frank Sherwood Rowland (Awarded the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry), Scott Bakula (Actor, star of Quantum Leap and Star Trek: Enterprise), Donald J. Hall (Chairman of the Board and former President and CEO of Hallmark Cards)

University of Kansas Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

2.5
GPA
32
IB
65
Percentage
93%
Acceptance Rate

Cost

Fees

Undergraduate: Kansas residents- $10,182, Out-of-state residents- $27,050

Graduate: $419.20 per credit

Fees vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Deadlines

Undergraduate: November 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

University of Kansas Rankings

Global

284
US News
383
QS
201 -300
Shanghai
351 -400
Times Higher Education
281
GTU Rank

Regional

United States of America
130
US News
70
QS
67 -94
Shanghai
99
Times Higher Education
234
Forbes
No data available. Coming soon!

University Stats

University Stats
27690

Students

University Stats
19338

Undergraduates

University Stats
8845

Postgraduate

University Stats
2663

Faculty Strength

University Stats
9

International Faculty

University Stats
10

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
93
%

Acceptance Rate

University Stats
$
27050

Tuition Fees

University Stats
$
10500

Living Cost

University Stats
$
2196

Other Fees

University Stats
2.5

Avg. GPA

University Stats
32

Avg. IB

* All cost are in USD

Reach Out

1502 Iowa Street! Lawrence! KS 66045,United States of America

adm@ku.edu

(785) 864-3911

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