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  • General Address :
  • Lawrence, Kansas 66045
    Phone: (785) 864-2700
  • Institution Type :
  • Public , 4-year
  • Student Population:
  • More than 20,000 students

  • Awards Offered:
  • Certificate
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  • About the School:
  • The University of Kansas is a major comprehensive research and teaching university that serves as a center for learning, scholarship, and creative endeavor. The University of Kansas is the only Kansas Regents university to hold membership in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), a select group of 62 public and private research universities that represents excellence in graduate and professional education and the highest achievements in research internationally.

    Opened in 1866, the University of Kansas is a comprehensive educational and research institution with 29,272 students and more than 2,100 faculty members. KU includes the main campus in Lawrence, a city of about 88,000 in northeastern Kansas; the Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas; the Edwards Campus in Overland Park; a clinical campus of the School of Medicine in Wichita; and educational and research facilities throughout the state.
  • Admission information :
  • Admission Office Phone: (785) 864-3911

    Undergraduate application fee (2006): $30
    Admission / Applications ratio (2006): 74%

    Admission Considerations:
    Secondary school GPA (Required), Secondary school rank (Required), Secondary school record (Required), Completion of college-prepatory program (Required), Formal demonstration of competencies (Required), Admission test scores (Required)
  • Test Scores (2006) :
  • 25th Percentile75th Percentile
    SAT Critical Reading
    SAT Math
    SAT Writing
    ACT Composite2227
    ACT English2128
    ACT Math2127
    25th Percentile = 25% of students scored at or below
    75th Percentile = 25% of students scored above
  • Tuition and Fees :
  • Undergraduate Academic Year Cost:

    2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008
    Tuition and fees (in-state) $5,413 $6,153 $6,600
    Tuition and fees (out-of-state) $13,866 $15,123 $16,107
    Books and supplies $750 $750 $750
    Room and board (on campus) $5,502 $5,747 $6,144
    Room and board (off campus) $5,670 $5,772 $6,230
  • Financial Aid Information:
  • Financial Aid Office Phone: (785) 864-4700

    Percentage of students receiving any financial aid: 59%

    Average amount of types of financial aid received from:
    Federal Grants: $3,270
    State/Local Grants: $1,136
    Institutional Grants: $4,048
    Student Loans: $4,078
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