Friends University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Friends University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,930 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1898 and is one of the 13 schools and colleges located in Wichita, Kansas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Friends University.

Friends University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Accounting and Finance, Education, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
74%
Good
It is important 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 normally a positive sign. However, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Friends University student retention rate is fair at 74% (above Kansas average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Friends University is low - 33%.

Student to faculty ratio at Friends University is good: 11:1. Learn more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$25,500
High
Average tuition costs are very high - around $25,100 per academic year. The additional fees at Friends University not covered by tuition are around $400, which makes it a total of $25,500 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
58%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 730 applications were submitted and 427 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

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

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,600
Low
Friends University provides 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
C-
Unsafe
Friends University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 500 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: around $3,600 annually.

Based on the college crime data, Friends University appears to be a relatively unsafe 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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