University of Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas

Overview

AddressStrong Hall, 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 230
School Websiteku.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of Kansas is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Lawrence, Kansas that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 14,752 students applied to University of Kansas. Of those students, 13,529 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of Kansas was $10,092, in addition to fees of $1,056. 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 University of Kansas.

University of Kansas has a 65% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of Kansas acceptance rate is 92%. To put this into perspective, 13,529 of the 14,752 students who applied to University of Kansas in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of Kansas is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of Kansas had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of Kansas was between 23 and 29 in the last academic year.

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

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of Kansas, the tuition for in-state residents is $10,092. Combined with fees of $1,056, room and board costs of $11,262, other expenses of $3,080 and the $1,076 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $26,566.

Out-of-state residents 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 $27,358 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of Kansas to $42,776 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of Kansas are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of Kansas was $4,688 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 23%.

University of Kansas Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio17:1

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

University of Kansas has a good gender split, with 52% of undergraduates being female and 48% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Kansas residents; in fact, 58% of all students reside in Kansas. However, 37% of students come from out-of-state and 4% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at University of Kansas is 17:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of Kansas to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 17% students enroll at University of Kansas part-time; the other 23,027 students enrolled full-time.

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