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Friends University
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  • 4 Year
  • WICHITA, KS

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From advanced cleaning techniques to new rules and regulations, rest assured that Friends University is treating the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff as our highest priority. For more information about specific decisions made in regards to this pandemic, visit the Coronavirus page of our website. Learn More

Report Card

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

About

2100 W. UNIVERSITY AVE.
WICHITA, KS 67213
Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
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
46%
SAT Range
950-1150
ACT Range
19-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$20,641 / 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
$18,343 / 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
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 21 responses
83%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 24 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 24 responses

Majors

Fine Arts

The Friends University Division of Fine Arts provides opportunities for you to create and perform in a challenging, but nurturing environment. We’re the region’s most exceptional Fine Arts program with skilled faculty who will guide and mentor you as you grow in your craft. To view our Fine Arts majors, visit the Fine Arts program page. There, you’ll see our showcase of artistic excellence.

Online

Online Programs Offered
5
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
5
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    31%
  • On Campus
    54%
  • Online
    14%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
860 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
431
Undergrads Over 25
13%
Pell Grant
45%
Varsity Athletes
54%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Outgoing
    71%
  • Friendly
    14%
  • Athlete
    7%
  • Stressed
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
63%
Poll
73%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 22 responses
Poll
40%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 30 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Love, but expensive
    32%
  • Comforting
    21%
  • Great
    21%
  • Extravagant
    11%
  • Boring
    5%
  • Finacially confused
    5%
  • Strict
    5%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$41,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
48%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 20 responses

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