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Rating

Public

Type

31,088

Students

$26,960

Tuition

93%

Acceptance

#161

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Lawrence, KS

Strong Hall, 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 230, Lawrence, KS 66045

University of Kansas is a very large public university located in Lawrence, KS ranked 3rdin Kansas. It has a total of 21,107 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 93.1% of applicants. University of Kansas offers 369 different majors and is best known for its german studies, physical education, and behavioral sciences programs (nationally ranked 5th, 6th, and 7th respectively). With a tuition cost of $10,092 for in-state students and $26,960 for those from out-of-state, University of Kansas is reasonably costly. 55.48% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, entering the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $48,800 per year, which is 17% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$28,034/Year
Above Average

University of Kansas

$28,034

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$43,698/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$34,446/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

93%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

University of Kansas

93%

National

69%
Sat

0 - 0

0% of students submit

Admissions Yield

29%

ACT

21 - 28

97% of students submit

Application Website

https://admissions.ku.edu

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$40

Students

21,107Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

4,095

Part-Time

67
Male

48%

In-state

83%

Female

52%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

8%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
4% Accounting4% Journalism4% Psychology, General88% Others

4% Accounting

4% Journalism

4% Psychology, General

88% Others

Accounting

4%

288 Graduates

Journalism

4%

266 Graduates

Psychology, General

4%

239 Graduates

Finance, General

4%

232 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

3%

222 Graduates

Social Work

3%

219 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

3%

194 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

3%

185 Graduates

Academics

A-
Professors
StudentsProfessors17:117:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

17

Number of Library Books

5,632,887

Academic Spend per Student

$20,086

Full-time Retention Rate

83%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$39,200/Year

University of Kansas

$39,200

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$39,200

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$48,800

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

55%