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School of Public Affairs and Administration College of Liberal Arts and Sciences The University of Kansas

  • Lawrence, KS
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 50%50%
    student ratio
  • 115
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • November 1
    fall application deadline
  • 45%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Administration Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
      Master of Public Administration (MPA)
      Master of Urban Planning/Master of Public Administration (MUP/MPA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 34
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

45% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 95
    • Accepted 43
    • Acceptance Rate 45
    • Enrolled 32
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $55
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline November 1st February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline May 1st October 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students115
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students115
    • Part-time Percentage62%
    • Full-time Percentage38%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty20
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCollaboration, law and society, social equity, performance management, sustainability
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Public Affairs and Administration

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
The University of Kansas

4060 Wescoe Hall 1541 Lilac Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045-3129
United States

Marilu Goodyear

Chair

Phone: 785-864-3527
Fax: 785-864-5208
Email: goodyear@ku.edu

Diana Koslowsly

Administrative Officer

Phone: 785-864-9092
Email: dianak@ku.edu



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