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The University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

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Overview

The University of Kansas is a University institution located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Jayhawk Welcome Center
1266 Oread Ave
Lawrence, KS  66045-3100
United States
Contact Ms. Lisa Pinamonti Kress
Director of Admissions
Email: adm@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-3911
Fax: 785-864-5017

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architectural And Building Sciences/technology Checkmark
Architectural History And Criticism, General Checkmark
Architecture Checkmark
Interior Architecture Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
European Studies/civilization Checkmark
German Studies Checkmark
Latin American And Caribbean Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Cell/cellular And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Ecology And Evolutionary Biology Checkmark
Microbiology, General Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Project Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical, And Astronautical/space Engineering, General Checkmark
Architectural Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Petroleum Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
American Sign Language (asl) Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
East Asian Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Slavic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, And Treatment Professions, Other Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Administration/administrator Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Music Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Pharmacy Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy/therapist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Ancient Studies/civilization Checkmark
Behavioral Sciences Checkmark
Human Biology Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Jewish/judaic Studies Checkmark
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology, General Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Research And Experimental Psychology, Other Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Administration Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geographic Information Science And Cartography Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19,226
Applied
16,958
Accepted
19,241
Enrolled
88%
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Female Admissions

10,460
Females Applied
9,583
Females Accepted
92%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

8,766
Males Applied
7,375
Males Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.66
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Out of state Fall freshmen August 15th Not reported
Other early decision plan November 1st November 15th Yes
Transfer August 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 604 530 650
SAT Math 603 520 640
ACT Composite 24 21 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,596
In-state
28,308
Out-of-state
10,596
In-district
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Fees

1,104
Full-time student fees
10,818
Room & board
6,378
Room only

Financial Aid

17,437
Avg. Financial Aid Package
18,082
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
12,055
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,067
Avg. Loan Aid
8,046
Avg. Grant Aid
10,114
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
77.7%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
42%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

19,241
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
32%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.94%
Black or African American 4.15%
White or Caucasian 69.31%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.44%
Asian 6.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 5.64%
Other 0.48%

Gender

Male (46.48%)
Female (53.52%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 27%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Graduation, Home Basketball Games and Home Football Games

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark
More services
advising center, day care center, disability services

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
University police department

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
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Cheerleading Checkmark Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark Checkmark No
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Equestrian Sports Checkmark Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark Checkmark No
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Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Indoor Track Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Checkmark No
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No Checkmark No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark No
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Equestrian Sports Checkmark Checkmark No
Fencing Checkmark Checkmark No
Football No Checkmark No
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Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Indoor Track No Checkmark No
Lacrosse Checkmark Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark Checkmark No
Rock Climbing Checkmark Checkmark No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
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Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
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Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
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Faculty

1,774
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,420
Part-time - 354
Male - 1,033
Female - 741
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