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The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1866. This university, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Lawrence, KS. It is the biggest institution in the state of Kansas. It offers subjects including health information management and computer science. It offers students one certificate, 86 bachelors level degrees, 91 degrees at the masters level, and 63 doctoral level degrees. In 2010, 28,697 students pursued degrees from the 138 programs at this research university. This university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This university is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Kansas.

Admission

In 2010, 10,653 students applied to this university. It admitted approximately 90% of applicants or 9,694 students. Around 53% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

In 2010, 10,653 students applied to this university. It admitted approximately 90% of applicants or 9,694 students. Around 53% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 91%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 93%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 90%

Student Demographics

28,697 students were enrolled at KU in 2010.

Student Demographics

28,697 students were enrolled at KU in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 14062
  • Total Enrolled Female: 14635
  • Undergraduate Male: 10375
  • Undergraduate Female: 9968
  • Graduate Male: 3759
  • Graduate Female: 4595

Faculty Demographics

3,350 instructors work for KU. Close to 77% of instructors are full-time, close to 22% of instructors are part-time, and around 45% of instructors are women.

Faculty Demographics

3,350 instructors work for KU. Close to 77% of instructors are full-time, close to 22% of instructors are part-time, and around 45% of instructors are women.

  • Male: 1827
  • Female: 1523
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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