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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 KU Visitor Center
1502 Iowa Street
Lawrence, KS  66045-7576
United States
Contact Ms. Lisa Pinamonti Kress
Director of Admissions
Email: adm@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-3911
Fax: 785-864-5017

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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
Latin American 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
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, General Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School 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
Germanic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Slavic Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer 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
Music Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Occupational Therapy/therapist Checkmark
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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
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
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General 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
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Brass Instruments Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fiber, Textile And Weaving Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musicology And Ethnomusicology Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Percussion Instruments Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark
Woodwind Instruments Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15,042
Applied
13,678
Accepted
19,135
Enrolled
91%
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Female Admissions

8,086
Females Applied
7,542
Females Accepted
93%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

6,956
Males Applied
6,136
Males Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.64
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Required for some programs

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 16th Not reported
Out of state Fall freshmen August 16th Not reported
Other early decision plan November 1st Not reported Yes
Transfer August 16th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 600 540 650
SAT Math 599 530 670
ACT Composite 26 22 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,092
In-state
26,960
Out-of-state
10,092
In-district
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Fees

1,074
Full-time student fees
9,900
Room & board
6,100
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 Employees

Financial Aid

16,767
Avg. Financial Aid Package
17,267
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,975
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,206
Avg. Loan Aid
7,285
Avg. Grant Aid
8,650
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
77%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
41%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

19,135
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
30%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.09%
Black or African American 4.22%
White or Caucasian 70.22%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.42%
Asian 5.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 5.49%
Other 0.41%

Gender

Male (47.35%)
Female (52.65%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 21%

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

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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
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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 No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Crew Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,567
Total Faculty
17:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,374
Part-time - 193
Male - 947
Female - 620
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