1502 Iowa Street Lawrence, KS 66045-7576 785-864-3911
http://www.ku.edu adm@ku.edu
About University of Kansas
  • Year of Foundation 1866
  • Size of Campus 1100 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 21,391
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 50% 50% 22%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $18,150
  • Room and Board $6,982
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 20,755
The University of Kansas is a major public research and teaching institution that operates through a diverse, multicampus system. KU's many parts are bound together by a mission to serve as a "center for learning, research, scholarship and creative endeavor" in the state of Kansas, the nation and the world.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies 11 honorary societies
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 17
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) 37 religious organizations covering all major religions
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 18%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) 41 cultural/ethnic organizations
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 21
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 17
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus KU basketball and football games, Hawk Week, Homecoming, Rock Chalk Revue, Commencement, Lied Center events, Dole Lecture Series, Vespers
  • Number of students in fraternities 21
  • Percent students who are frat members 12%
  • Distance to nearest train Lawrence (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Lawrence (2)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Kansas City (30), Kansas City (30)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 22%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (56%), women's dorms (13%), apartments for married students (5%), apartment for single students (15%), cooperative housing (11%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 56%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 71%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 20%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 21
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 24%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
Campus Services
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 4,853,631
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Museums Bales Organ Recital Hall, 55 bell carillion, art museum, natural history museum, anthropology museum, Wilcox Classical Museum, Hall Center for the Humanities, Lied Performing Arts Center, design lab, Center for International Business Education and Research
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 153
  • Number Of Microforms 3,635,254
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 153
  • Number Of Subscriptions 50,992
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 274
  • Number of e-books 113,498
  • Computer Courses No
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Library Facilities Twelve libraries including art and architecture, engineering, government documents, map library, law, music and dance, research and rare books, science, history of medicine, Kansas collections, Special collections
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 57,471
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 4,250
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 14%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 4,160
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year 55%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Boeing, Cerner, Black & Veatch, Ernst & Young, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Hallmark Cards, Koch Industries, Philip Morris, Raytheon, Sprint
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 46%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City