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The University of Kansas

School of Public Affairs and Administration

Lawrence , KS

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The University of Kansas

Overview

The University of Kansas / School of Public Affairs and Administration is located in Lawrence, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Master of Urban Planning/Master of Public Administration (MUP/MPA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration
(Graduate Certificate) City and county management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public administration
(Graduate Certificate) Performance management
Master of Urban Planning (MUP) Urban planning

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 57
Doctoral Degrees 1
Other Advanced Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

99
Applied
66
Accepted
41
Enrolled
67%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
85
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcript, current resume, personal statement, writing sample, three letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Official transcript, current resume, personal statement, writing sample, three letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards June 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

149
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.4%
Black or African American 6.04%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.03%
Asian 1.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.01%
Unknown 2.01%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Collaboration, law and society, social equity, performance management, sustainability
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4060 Wescoe Hall
1445 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS  66045-3129
United States
Contact Stacey Swearingen White
Director
Email: sswhite@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-3530

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