Friends University Overview

Student population

Address2100 W. University Ave.
Wichita, KS
School Websitewww.friends.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Friends University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Wichita, Kansas that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 792 students applied to Friends University. Of those students, 375 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Friends University was $27,965, in addition to fees of $450. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Friends University.

Friends University has a 40% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Friends University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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The Friends University acceptance rate is 47%. To put this into perspective, 375 of the 792 students who applied to Friends University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Friends University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Friends University had an SAT score between the range of 920 and 1,090. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Friends University was between 18 and 24 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Friends University as part of their application.

Friends University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Friends University, the tuition for in-state residents is $27,965. Combined with fees of $450, room and board costs of $7,972, other expenses of $4,000 and the $1,500 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $28,415 in tuition.

Students at Friends University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Friends University was $4,705 last year, with 43% of students being awarded federal aid.

Friends University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Friends University.

Friends University has a good gender split, with 58% of undergraduates being female and 42% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Kansas residents; in fact, 70% of all students reside in Kansas. However, 29% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Friends University is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Friends University Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
EDUCATION
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
PSYCHOLOGY
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES

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