College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.
University of Kansas was awarded 905 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is liberal arts general studies.
KU landed the #197 spot in College Factual's 2023 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,241 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when KU held the #420 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Out of the 46 colleges in Kansas, KU is ranked at #1.
The acceptance rate at University of Kansas is 91%, which is higher than many other schools to which you may be applying. But don't think getting into KU is a sure thing. The admissions staff is still going to review your application to see if you are a good fit for the school.
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.
Learn more about University of Kansas admissions.
The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At University of Kansas, this ratio is 17 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.
In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at University of Kansas is 85%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
University of Kansas has a freshmen retention rate of 86%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.
The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at KU for first-time, full-time students is 47%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.
Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at University of Kansas.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 19,135 undergraduates at KU with 16,439 being full-time and 2,696 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of KU, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. 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 4.3%. 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.
See which majors at University of Kansas make the most money.
Get more details about the location of University of Kansas.
Contact details for KU are given below.
|Address:||Strong Hall, 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 230, Lawrence, KS 66045|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Health & Physical Education||214||$28,152|
|Finance & Financial Management||204||$49,456|
|Communication & Media Studies||150||$35,383|
Learn more about the majors offered at University of Kansas along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.
In 2019-2020, 24,079 students took at least one online class at University of Kansas. This is an increase from the 8,005 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
Learn more about online learning at University of Kansas.
*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.
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