University of Kansas (KU)

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10 / 10
19,596 Undergrads / 27,690 Students
5 / 10
$19,195 Net Price
1 / 10
93% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
48% / 67%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Where Grads Live
  • Kansas City Missouri Area
  • Lawrence Kansas Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Wichita Kansas Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater St. Louis Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Topeka Kansas Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area
  • Houston Texas Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
Where Grads Work
  • Sprint
  • Cerner Corporation
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Hallmark Cards
  • Black & Veatch
  • Burns & McDonnell
  • US Army
  • Garmin International
  • Children's Mercy Hospital
  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • IBM
  • AT&T
  • Perceptive Software
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Lockton Companies
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Operations
  • Engineering
  • Media and Communication
  • Healthcare Services
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology
  • Arts and Design
  • Finance
  • Research
  • Consulting
  • Program and Project Management
  • Community and Social Services
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
1110 - 1340
22 - 30
21 - 28
22 - 29

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.


This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 15,093 6,933 8,160
% Admitted 93% 91% 95%
% Admits That Enroll 29% 31% 28%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.6
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (19%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (11%)
    Communication & Journalism (8%)
    Engineering (8%)
    Social Sciences (6%)
    Journalism (5%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (5%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (5%)
    Psychology, General (5%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (4%)
    Accounting (4%)
    Finance, General (4%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (4%)
    Education (3%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (3%)
    Business/Commerce, General (3%)
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    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$11,166 $28,239
    Books & Supplies$1,212 $1,212
    Cost of Living$11,318 $11,318
    Personal Expenses$3,134 $3,134
    Sticker Price$26,830 $41,999

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    85% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship78%$10,073
    Federal Grants21%$4,818
    Pell Grants21%$4,498
    Other Federal7%$1,200
    State & Local Grants15%$1,023
    Institutional Grants73%$9,075
    Student Loans45%$7,114
    Federal Loans44%$5,330
    Other Loans8%$11,047

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $1.77 Billion $63,770

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $20,500.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $14,276 $218

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 4.9%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 7,906 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $48,800

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.96 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 48% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 10 10
    Fondling 7 7
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 2 1
    Aggravated Assault 2 2
    Burglary 18 16
    Motor Vehicle Theft 2 2
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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