1,146
Students
Financial aid thermometer
16,394
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
48
48%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Friends University is a Comprehensive institution located in Wichita, KS, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2100 West University Avenue
Wichita, KS  67213
United States
Contact Mrs. Miya Williams
Director of Admissions
Email: learn@friends.edu
Phone: 316-295-5100
Fax: 316-295-5101

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

881
Applied
423
Accepted
1,146
Enrolled
48%
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Female Admissions

553
Females Applied
272
Females Accepted
49%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

328
Males Applied
151
Males Accepted
46%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.52
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Audition for music, dance and theater programs; portfolio for art program

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 480 550
SAT Math 470 600
ACT Composite 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

27,965
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Fees

450
Full-time student fees
7,972
Room & board
3,800
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

16,394
Avg. Financial Aid Package
18,019
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,219
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,158
Avg. Loan Aid
8,975
Avg. Grant Aid
8,359
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
82%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
35%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,146
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
20%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.81%
Black or African American 8.83%
White or Caucasian 59.19%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.71%
Asian 0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 1.44%
Other 10.63%

Gender

Male (43.89%)
Female (56.11%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Late Night Breakfast, Homecoming Week and Cherry Carnival Week

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
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Most popular organizations:
Concert Choir, Singing Quakers, Zoo Science Club, Psychology Club and Spanish Club

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
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Golf No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Softball No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
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Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
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Faculty

282
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 61
Part-time - 221
Male - 128
Female - 154