University of Kansas Teaching Programs
University of Kansas is a public institution located in Lawrence, Kansas. The location of KU is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
University of Kansas Rankings
KU is ranked #4 out of 24 schools in Kansas.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
KU has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at KU.
Where Is University of Kansas?
Contact details for KU are given below.
|Address:||Strong Hall, 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 230, Lawrence, KS 66045|
How Do I Get Into KU?
You can apply to KU online at: https://admissions.ku.edu/
Admission Requirements for KU
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||recommended|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into KU?
Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 88%, and the acceptance rate for women is 93%.
Average Test Scores
About 21% of students accepted to KU submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 650. Math scores were between 530 and 670.
Can I Afford University of Kansas?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At KU, approximately 43% of students took out student loans averaging $7,251 a year. That adds up to $29,004 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at KU is 5.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of Kansas Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 7,609 graduate students at the school.
Of the 16,439 full-time undergraduates at KU, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Kansas students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||660|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,444|
Kansas students aren't the only ones who study at University of Kansas. At this time, 48 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 106 countries are represented at KU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at University of Kansas
The following chart shows how the online learning population at KU has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 4th most popular in Kansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of KU
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at University of Kansas was $10,824 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $26,592. The following table shows how KU is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Other Educational Administration & Supervision||#19||#34|
|Physical Education Teaching & Coaching||#40||#46|
Online Growth Rankings of KU
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Kansas was 37.4%. This is the #567 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at KU regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at KU ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at KU.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Kansas Teaching Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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