University of Kansas, , Lawrence, Kansas

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University of Kansas

Company Name: University of Kansas
State: Kansas
County: Douglas
City/town: Lawrence
Post: 66044
Phone: (785)864-3911
Fax: unknown
Email: unknown
Date Approved: 2003-01-28
Web site:
Status: Active

Review: The University of Kansas (often referred to as KU or just Kansas) is a public research university, and the largest university in the state of Kansas. KU Campuses are located in Lawrence, Wichita, Overland Park, and Kansas City, Kansas with the main campus being located in Lawrence on Mount Oread, the highest point in Lawrence. The University was opened in 1866, under a charter granted by the Kansas Legislature in 1864. It claims to be the flagship university of the state of Kansas (although there is no such official designation in Kansas). The University's Medical Center and Hospital are located in Kansas City, Kansas. The Edwards Campus is in Overland Park, Kansas in the Kansas City, Missouri metro area. There are also educational/research sites in Parsons, Topeka and a branch of the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita.Enrollment at the Lawrence and Edwards campuses at 26,826 students for the 2009В–2010 academic year; an additional 3,178 students were enrolled at the KU Medical Center for a total enrollment of 30,004 students across the three campuses. The Lawrence campus and KU Medical Center combined employ 2,460 faculty members. KU is home to the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics, the Beach Center on Disability, and radio station KJHK and KANU FM, 91.5. The university is host to several notable museums including the University of Kansas Natural History Museum, the KU Museum of Anthropology, and the Spencer Museum of Art.The libraries of the University include the Kenneth Spencer Research Library which commemorates the businessman Kenneth A. Spencer, an alumnus of the University. The University is one of 63 members of the Association of American Universities.

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University of Kansas, Complete Academic Data

Type: Public- 4-year or above
Carnegie Classification: Research Universities (very high research activity)
Student to Faculty Ratio: 20:1
Total Student Population (Graduate + Undergraduate): 29,242
Undergraduate Population: 21,066
Percent Admitted: 92.0%
SAT Composite Range:
Enrollment by Gender, Male: 49%
Enrollment by Gender, Femail: 51%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 4.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Black or African American: 4.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, Hispanic/Latino: 4.0%
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity, White: 75.0%
Attendance Status, Full-Time: 83.5%
Attendance Status, Part-Time: 16.5%

University of Kansas, Complete Tuition Data

In-State Tuition: $8,733
Out of State Tuition: $21,538
Books and Supplies: $800
Total Annual Cost: $33,634

University of Kansas, Complete Financial Aid Data

Percent of Student Receiving Any Financial Aid: 62.0%
Percent of Student Receiving Any Grants: 36.0%
Total Grant Aid Received by Student Body: $35,231,075
Undergraduate Application Fee: $30

University of Kansas, Complete Student Life Data

Calendar System: Semester
Campus Housing Offered: Yes

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