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  • General Address :
  • Lawrence, Kansas 66045
    Phone: (785) 864-2700
  • Institution Type :
  • Public , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • More than 20,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • The University of Kansas is a major comprehensive research and teaching university that serves as a center for learning, scholarship, and creative endeavor. The University of Kansas is the only Kansas Regents university to hold membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), a select group of 62 public and private research universities that represents excellence in graduate and professional education and the highest achievements in research internationally.

    Opened in 1866, the University of Kansas is a comprehensive educational and research institution with 29,272 students and more than 2,100 faculty members. KU includes the main campus in Lawrence, a city of about 88,000 in northeastern Kansas; the Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas; the Edwards Campus in Overland Park; a clinical campus of the School of Medicine in Wichita; and educational and research facilities throughout the state.
  • Admission information :
  • Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $30
    Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012
    Number of applicants12,3895,8026,587
    Percent admitted92%91%94%
    Percent admitted who enrolled33%34%32%
    Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
    Secondary school GPAX
    Secondary school rankX
    Secondary school recordX
    Completion of college-preparatory programX
    Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
    Test Scores: Fall 2012 (enrolled first-time students)
    Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
    Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
    *  25% of students scored at or below
    ** 25% of students scored above
    • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
    • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
    ACT Composite2228
    ACT English2128
    ACT Math2228
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    Tuition and fees
    Books and supplies$800$850$900$9000.0%
    Living arrangement
    On Campus
    Room and board$7,070$7,436$8,186$7,702-5.9%
    Off Campus
    Room and board$7,070$7,436$8,186$8,8528.1%
    Off Campus with Family
    Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
    On Campus$20,829$21,802$22,262$22,2770.1%
    Off Campus$20,829$21,802$22,262$23,4275.2%
    Off Campus with Family$13,759$14,366$14,076$14,5753.5%
    On Campus$33,634$35,188$36,332$37,0432.0%
    Off Campus$33,634$35,188$36,332$38,1935.1%
    Off Campus with Family$26,564$27,752$28,146$29,3414.2%
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (785) 864-4700
    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Any student financial aid12,88979%————
    Grant or scholarship aid2,30663%$15,523,521$6,732
    Federal grants80022%$3,298,122$4,123
    Pell grants79122%$3,099,970$3,919
    Other federal grants2748%$198,152$723
    State/local government grant or scholarships46413%$464,621$1,001
    Institutional grants or scholarships1,96154%$11,760,778$5,997
    Student loan aid1,73247%$11,559,276$6,674
    Federal student loans1,70347%$9,323,415$5,475
    Other student loans2557%$2,235,861$8,768

    Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
    Grant or scholarship aid19,72551%$62,178,015$6,394
    Pell grants4,24822%$16,662,889$3,923
    Federal student loans8,68845%$60,059,007$6,913

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