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2021 Top Kansas Women's D1 Basketball Schools

3 Colleges
$23,943 Avg Tuition & Fees*
28% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

With all of the options student athletes have for higher education today, it can be tough to choose which direction to take. College Factual was founded, in part, to help students make the decision as to what would be the best school for them. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women's Basketball in Kansas ranking is part of that endeavor.

After analyzing 3 schools in Kansas, we came up with our list of those that offered the best educational experiences for D1 Women's Basketball athletes in Kansas. To come up with this ranking, we look at a number of factors that are all objective measurements. These factors include the school's overall quality as determined by our Best Colleges ranking and the athletic competitiveness of the school. Thus, in order to rank well, the school must offer a quality education in addition to having a great sports team.

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Top Colleges in Kansas for D1 Women's Basketball athletes in Kansas

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

#1

Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kansas

Our analysis found Kansas State University to be the best school for D1 Women’s Basketball athletes in Kansas in this year’s ranking. K -State is a large public school situated in Manhattan, Kansas. It awarded 4,048 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the D1 Women’s Basketball team at K -State made $340,864 in revenue. The academic progress rate of the team is 970.

K -State did well in our overall quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our overall quality list.

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#2

University of Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas

A rank of #2 on our list means University of Kansas is a great place for D1 Women’s Basketball athletes in Kansas working on their bachelor’s degree. Located in Lawrence, Kansas, the large public school awarded 4,536 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the D1 Women’s Basketball team at KU made $85,917 in revenue. The academic progress rate of the team is 975.

KU also made our overall quality list, coming in at #1.

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#3

Wichita State University

Wichita, Kansas

Out of the 3 schools in Kansas that were part of this year’s ranking, Wichita State University landed the #3 spot on the list. Located in Wichita, Kansas, the fairly large public school handed out 2,231 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On the financial side of things, the D1 Women’s Basketball team at WSU made $2,607,718 in revenue. The team members aren’t slouches in the classroom either, since the team academic progress rate is an excellent 977.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 3 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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