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The University of Kansas

School of Public Affairs and Administration

Lawrence, KS

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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 45
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 6

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

123
Applied
75
Accepted
49
Enrolled
61%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 25th January 25th Yes
Spring deadline May 1st May 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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 25
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

160
Total Graduate Students
45%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
54%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.5%
Black or African American 5.63%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.13%
Asian 1.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.63%
Unknown 1.88%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

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 Reggie Robinson
Director
Email: rlrobinson@ku.edu
Phone: 785-864-3527