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University of Kansas

University of Kansas

+1 785-864-2700

1450 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence, KS USA 66045

The University of Kansas (KU) is a public research university located in Lawrence, Kansas. Established in 1865, KU has campuses in Lawrence and Overland Park, as well as medical centers in Kansas City, Wichita, and Salina. The university bills itself as a “major research university with global reach,” and it is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. Its many notable alumni have pursued careers in professional sports, politics, film and entertainment, and more.

KU is a large school with an acceptance rate of 91%. A total of 28,500 undergraduates and postgraduates attend KU. Over 5,000 courses are taught at KU, and the university offers over 400 undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs. In-state tuition is $11,166 per year, plus fees; out-of-state tuition is $28,034 per year, plus fees. The university follows a semester-based academic calendar.

Competing in the NCAA Big 12 Conference, KU’s men’s basketball is known as one of the most celebrated teams. Cheering on their fellow Jayhawks is a favorite pastime for many students. But when they’re not at a game, students participate in one of KU’s 600+ clubs and organizations. The Student Involvement and Leadership Center aids students’ growth in leadership, community-building, education, and teamwork. The city of Lawrence gives students a dynamic place to call home, offering over 100 miles of trails, 54 parks, and an active arts and music scene.

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