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

About

1502 Iowa St
Lawrence, KS 66045
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Big 12 Conference
From University of Kansas

We’re an innovative research institution, a school rich with tradition, and a home to students who, as alumni, go on to lead their professions.

We push the boundaries of knowledge, transform the academic experience, and create solutions through innovative research. The Jayhawk community extends around the globe, united by more than 150 years of tradition and by our commitment to creating a better world.

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University of Kansas 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
93%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
22-29
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$19,195 / 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
$10,073 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
85%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 155 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 170 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 170 responses

Majors

School of Engineering at the University of Kansas

The KU School of Engineering is a bridge to the future, educating future engineers, pioneering new technologies and developing solutions to the problems facing the world. KU engineering and computing faculty, students and staff are committed to answering the call for transformational education and substantially beneficial interdisciplinary research.

Online

Online Programs Offered
8
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
8
How Students Learn
  • All
    3%
  • None
    70%
  • Some
    27%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
17,257 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
2,410
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
21%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 121 responses
  • Diverse students
    31%
  • Average
    26%
  • Upper middle class
    25%
  • Well off
    12%
  • A lot of diversity in characteristics
    4%
  • Outgoing
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
45%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 238 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 280 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 123 responses
  • Rock Chalk, Jayhawk!
    76%
  • Everything I could have asked for & expensive
    8%
  • EXPENSIVE
    7%
  • Everything I could have asked for
    5%
  • Family
    2%
  • Fast-paced
    1%
  • Harmful
    1%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
67%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 103 responses

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