University of Kansas

country rank  82
world rank  117

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University Overview

Established in 1865, University of Kansas is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Lawrence (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kansas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kansas City, Overland Park, Wichita, Salina. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Kansas (KU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Kansas (KU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 153 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym KU
Founded 1865
Motto Videbo visionem hanc magnam quare non comburatur rubus
I shall see this great sight, why the bush does not burn. (Exodus 3 3)
Colours Crimson and blue

University Location

Address 1450 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence (population range: 50,000-249,999)
66045 Kansas
United States
T +1 (785) 864 2700
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Other locations Kansas City, Overland Park, Wichita, Salina

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office KU Visitor Center
Lawrence 66045-7576
+1 (785) 864 3911

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Kansas's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation
1913


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
  • National Association of Schools of Art

Affiliations

  • Kansas Board of Regents
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 9 October 2018