University of Kansas: Review & Facts

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University of Kansas is a large four-year, public school with 27,135 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1866 and is one of the 4 schools and colleges located in Lawrence, Kansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
147
University of Kansas will give you the opportunity to obtain a 1-year certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

University of Kansas follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 147 majors. The most popular concentrations are Communication and Journalism, Medical, Accounting and Finance, Education, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
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 would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
79%
The student retention rate at University of Kansas is fair at 79% (well above Kansas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at University of Kansas is average: 61%. About 33% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Kansas is reasonably decent, 18:1. Learn more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$21,800
Average tuition price is high, $20,900 a year. The additional fees at University of Kansas (not included in tuition costs) are around $900; this makes it a total of $21,800 a year.

Read the details about University of Kansas 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
93%
As reported in recent data, 10,035 applications were submitted and 9,306 were accepted; so it is very easy to become a student at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at University of Kansas in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,800
University of Kansas offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Kansas, 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
C-
University of Kansas provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 5,400 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- approximately $3,800 per academic year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of Kansas. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

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

University of Kansas Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Kansas, Strong Hall, 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 230, Lawrence, Kansas 66045, USA
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