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University of Kansas


Graduates

  • 46% have a job after 6 months
  • 55% have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$6,153 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$15,123 / year

Room and Board

$5,747

Application deadline

April 1

Application fee

$30




Educational Resources

Libraries

Twelve libraries including art and architecture, engineering, government documents, map library, law, music and dance, research and rare books, science, history of medicine, Kansas collections, Special collections

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 4,853,631 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 50,992 current serial subscriptions.
  • 3,635,254 microforms.
  • 57,471 Audio/Visual items.
  • 113,498 e-books.

Museums & Art

Bales Organ Recital Hall, 55 bell carillion, art museum, natural history museum, anthropology museum, Wilcox Classical Museum, Hall Center for the Humanities, Lied Performing Arts Center, design lab, Center for International Business Education and Research, Information & Telecommunications Technology Center, radar systems & remote sensing lab, Energy Research Center, observatory, flight research lab, space technology center, laser lab, transportation center, TV station, student radio station, Kansas Public Radio station, Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics, 450 bed hospital, Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, Cancer Research Institute, Center on Aging, Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, Center for Research on Learning, Higuchi Biosciences Centers, Kansas Biological Survey, Structural Biology Center-800 megahertz magnetic resonance spectrometer, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Lab, Mass Spectrometry Lab, X-ray Crystallographic Lab, Microscopy and Electronic Imaging Lab, 1800 acre biological field station, Kansas Geological Survey.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 1,680 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 274 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 153 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 153 Internet connections in Laboratories.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 4,250 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other

Remedial

math

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 22% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 56% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 24% of housing units are Triples.
  • 20% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 21 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 71% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 15% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: KU basketball and football games, Hawk Week, Homecoming, Rock Chalk Revue, Commencement, Lied Center events, Dole Lecture Series, Vespers
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 400 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: 11 honorary societies
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) 37 religious organizations covering all major religions
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) 41 cultural/ethnic organizations
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Over 400 registered organizations, a complete list can be reviewed on the KU web site - www. ku. edu/organizations
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The University Daily KANSAN (daily)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Kansas City (30), Kansas City (30)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Lawrence (2)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Lawrence (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 50% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 14% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 4,160
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 21 fraternities
  • 17 fraternity houses
  • 12% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 17 sororities
  • 12 sorority houses
  • 18% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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