University of Kansas in Lawrence

Lawrence, KS

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Overview

University of Kansas offers 915-degree programs and 33 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 16:1. 4 high safety сampuses. Acceptance Rate is 91%. 48.2% are women, and 51.8% are men. 10% percents of international students. University of Kansas is a member of 6 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at University of Kansas is 18434$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $14984 and $24122 per year. 61% of full-time University of Kansas students completed their education program in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is above national average. Average salary after attending is $44,800, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The University of Kansas is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.

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$18,434
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By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, University of Kansas students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$15,089
$30,001 - $48,000$15,772
$48,001 - $75,000$18,009
$75,001 - $110,000$20,604
$110,001+$21,561

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

    Neither required nor recommended:

    • Secondary school record
    • Recommendations
    • Formal demonstration of competencies
    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

    Finance

    Charges:

    • Typical room charge for academic year: 5590

    • Typical board charge for academic year: -

    • Combined charge for room and board: -

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    Percent of students with financial aid

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    21%

    Types of financial aids

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    10798 of University of Kansas undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 56 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes University of Kansas number 1 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Kansas.

    Students at University of Kansas awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

    Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
    $0 - $30,000
    99.68%
    $8,904
    $30,001 - $48,000
    99.02%
    $8,298
    $48,001 - $75,000
    87.89%
    $5,583
    $75,001 - $110,000
    71.17%
    $2,421
    $110,001+
    52.22%
    $1,523

    Salary After Attending

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    $44,800

    According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

    Students services

    Career

    Academic/career counseling service

    Employment services for students

    Living & meal

    Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

    Institution provide on-campus housing

    Institution provides board or meal plan

    Veteran Services Available

    Yellow Ribbon Program

    Credit for military training

    Recognized student veteran organization

    Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

    Disability services

    5%

    Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

    Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

    Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

    Alternative tuition plans

    Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

    Tuition guaranteed plan

    Tuition payment plan

    Tuition guarantee is a program which guarantees to entering first-time students that tuition will not increase for the years they are enrolled. These guarantees are generally time-bound for four or five years.

    Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

    Special learning opportunities

    Here are the learning opportunities available in University of Kansas.

    ROTC

    ROTC - Army

    ROTC - Navy

    ROTC - Air Force

    Study abroad

    Weekend/evening college

    Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

    Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

    Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

    ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program providing scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.

    Study abroad - programs and arrangements giving students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

    Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

    Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

    Athletic associations

    • Member of National Athletic Association
    • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
    • NCAA/NAIA member for football
    • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
    • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball
    • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

    Graduation Rate

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    61%
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    University of Kansas graduation rate is above the national average.

    61% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to University of Kansas completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

    The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

    Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

    Applying information

    Average number of admissions to one applicant

    1 : 1

    Average number of applicants to one enrolled

    4 : 1

    Admission considerations

    Required:

    • Secondary school GPA
    • Secondary school rank
    • Completion of college-preparatory program
    • Admission test scores
    • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

    Recommended:

      Neither required nor recommended:

      • Secondary school record
      • Recommendations
      • Formal demonstration of competencies
      • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

      Acceptance Rate

      The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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      91%

      In comparison to National Average

      University of Kansas acceptance rate is above national average.

      In comparison to state Average

      Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 75%, so acceptance rate value is above state average for 16%.

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      91%
      ABOVE AVERAGE

      In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $10k - $20k price range

      Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 67%, so University of Kansas acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 24%.

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      91%
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      Admissions yield

      Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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      28%

      Total

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      28%

      Full time

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      1%

      Part time

      Retention rate

      Full-time retention rate

      80%

      Part-time retention rate

      66%

      The University of Kansas full-time retention rate is 80% and part-time retention rate is 66%.

      Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

      Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it demonstrates that school has quality curriculum, welcoming student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

      SAT/ACT scores

      ACT scores

      Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking University of Kansas students submitting ACT scores

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      94%

      Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
      22 - 28

      ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
      English: 22 - 29
      Math: 21 - 28
      Writing: 0 - 0

      ACT Test Score Range

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      Student Body

      The student-to-faculty ratio at University of Kansas is 16:1, that means that for every 16 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

      Student-to-faculty ratio

      16:1
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      Men/Women

      Number of international students

      2929
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      Percent of international students

      Race/ethnicity breakdown

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      Students enrollment in distance education

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      In University of Kansas the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

      Distance education location breakdown

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      Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at University of Kansas and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Kansas.

      Campus Safety

      The percentage of crimes on Main Campus (Lawrence)

      The campus located by 1450 Jayhawk Boulevard address in Lawrence, Kansas.

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      Main Campus (Lawrence) in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of University of Kansas with 0.21% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus (Lawrence) are burglary, motor vehicle theft, and forcible sex offense.

      The percentage of crimes on Edwards Campus (Overland Park)

      The campus located by 12600 Quivira Road address in Overland Park, Kansas.

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      Edwards Campus (Overland Park) in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of University of Kansas with 0.01% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Edwards Campus (Overland Park) is burglary.

      The percentage of crimes on Medical Center (Kansas City)

      The campus located by 3901 Rainbow Blvd address in Kansas City, Kansas.

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      Medical Center (Kansas City) in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of University of Kansas with 0.13% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Medical Center (Kansas City) are aggravated assault, burglary, and forcible sex offense.

      The percentage of crimes on Medical Center (Salina)

      The campus located by 400 S Santa Fe Ave address in Salina, Kansas.

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      Medical Center (Salina) in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of University of Kansas with 0.01% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Medical Center (Salina) is aggravated assault.

      Academic Programs

      Number of degree programs offered

      University of Kansas offers 915 programs in total: 330 are for Master's degree, 273 - for Bachelor's degree, 234 - for Doctor's degree-research/scholarship programs, 48 - for Postbaccalaureate certificate, and 6 are 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate programs.

      This is the highest number of programs in comparison with other 93 universities in Kansas state, with one of the highest number of Bachelor's degree , Master's degree and Doctor's degree-research/scholarship programs offered. University of Kansas is one of the few institutions in Kansas that offers a 1-year, but less than-2-year certificate program.

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      Number of degree programs offered via distance education

      There are 33 distance education programs that are provided in the University of Kansas: 12 are for Master's degree, 9 - for Bachelor's degree, 6 - for Postbaccalaureate certificate and 3 are Doctor's degree-research/scholarship programs.

      Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.

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      Total credit/contact hours

      Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Kansas state average data to help you compare.

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      University of Kansas provides coursework for undergraduate students, graduate students and students with doctors professional practice.

      In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 18504 students with 555129 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 4146 with 99504 credit hours. The doctors professional practice enrollment was 2410 students.

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      Location & Website

      Address: Strong Hall, 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 230

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      Religious affiliation: Not applicable

      Calendar system: Semester

      General Phone Number: +7858642700

      Institution is active in current year: 1

      Institution's internet website address: ku.edu

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