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Friends University
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  • 4 Year
  • WICHITA, KS

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

2100 W UNIVERSITY AVE
WICHITA, KS 67213
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference
From Friends University

Founded in 1898, Friends University provides a high-quality education for students of all ages and denominations. A Christian university of Quaker heritage, Friends offers remarkable undergraduate and graduate academic programs for traditional students and working adults. Students learn inside and outside the classroom, and we value diversity of experience. As a community, we accept our responsibility to care for one another in our learning and working relationships. We take care of the future as if we already are there. We equip students to honor God and serve others while offering programs that open pathways to a profession.

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Friends University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
58%
SAT Range
960-1140
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$22,647 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$18,719 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 23 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 28 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 28 responses

Majors

Mechanical Engineering

academic spotlight

Friends University has begun work on our new state of the art Mechanical Engineering labs, including new equipment such as a centrifugal pump test set, process trainer, diesel engine test set and bomb calorimeter.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    39%
  • On Campus
    50%
  • Online
    11%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
889 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
301
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
60%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Outgoing
    56%
  • Athlete
    17%
  • Friendly
    17%
  • Stressed
    6%
  • unmotivated
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
63%
Poll
73%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 26 responses
Poll
44%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 34 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Love, but expensive
    30%
  • Comforting
    17%
  • Great
    17%
  • Conservative
    9%
  • Extravagant
    9%
  • Boring
    4%
  • Finacially confused
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
40%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 22 responses

Friends University Reviews

Rating 3.9 out of 5  321 reviews
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