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Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend KU.
See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at KU. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.
Learn about costs to attend KU and how much financial aid is typically awarded.
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Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at KU.
Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at KU – inside and outside the classroom.
See which majors are most popular at KU and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.
Discover how many students who start at KU finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.
Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at KU.
Welcome to the University of Kansas!
We're glad you're interested in KU! The University of Kansas is a major public research and teaching institution with a diverse, multi-campus system. KU is committed to high standards of learning and student success is of upmost importance. KU has 28,000 students enrolled in hundreds of majors, many programs are ranked among the best in the nation. The University is committed to diversity with students from all 50 states and over 100 countries, and is a leader in study abroad with programs in over 70 countries. Students have many out-of-classroom opportunities in research, community service, student organizations, and on-campus employment to enhance their educational experience. Over 2,600 talented faculty are dedicated to providing quality educational and research experiences. The University of Kansas is a great place to be challenged, inspired, and succeed!
A great university in a great community!
The University's main campus is located in Lawrence, Kansas, one of the greatest college towns in America. Located atop the beautiful Mount Oread, KU is committed to high standards of learning - both in and out of the classroom. KU has many undergraduate research opportunities, 12 libraries, and several museums. The university assists students in achieving both academic and personal success by providing professional advisors, health care, financial aid, and on-campus housing that ranges from large residence halls to small scholarship halls and apartments. The University and Lawrence have a great social scene with many entertainment venues providing films, speakers, and concerts. Over 580 student organizations provide countless opportunities to learn, make new friends, and volunteer in the community. Many recreational activities are available with a first-class fitness center, outdoor playing fields, swimming pool, intramurals and sports clubs, and Clinton Reservoir, located just west of town. The nationally competitive Jayhawks, men's and women's sports teams, are thrilling to watch and the "Rock Chalk Jayhawk" chant is recognized around the world.