Friends University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Friends University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,505 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1898 and is one of the 14 schools and colleges located in Wichita, Kansas.

Friends University is ranked among Top Gay and Lesbian Colleges in the country.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
60
At Friends University you can receive your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Friends University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 60 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Psychology, Computer Science, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
60%
The rate of student retention at Friends University is relatively low at 60% (below Kansas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Friends University is low: 35%.

Student to faculty ratio at Friends University is good - 9:1. Find out more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,600
Average tuition price is high, around $22,400 a year. The additional fees at Friends University (not included in tuition costs) are around $200; this totals $22,600 per year.

Read the details about Friends University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
58%
As reported in recent government data, 786 applications were submitted and 456 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Friends University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,200
Friends University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Friends University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B-
Friends University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 500 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - around $3,200 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Friends University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Friends University Location and Maps



Post Address: Friends University, 2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, Kansas 67213, USA
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