University of Kansas

Acceptance Rate 91 %
SAT Average 1,195
Tuition & Fees $28,034
Student Population 26,744
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $9,825

Academic Overview

University of Kansas Campus, Lawrence, KS
University of Kansas is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Lawrence, Kansas. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 tuition & fees are $11,166 for Kansas residents and $28,034 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 26,744 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 91% and the graduation rate is 63% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Kansas varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $59,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, tuition and fees of University of Kansas are $11,166 for Kansas residents and $28,034 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2022 tuition and fees are $11,045 for in-state students and $25,007 for out-of-state students.
University of Kansas 2022 Tuition & Fees
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at KU. The acceptance rate of KU is 91% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 29%. The average graduation rate is 63% and the transfer-out rate is 26%. The average received amount of financial aid is $9,825 and 66% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 26,744 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Kansas is 91 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Kansas is 63 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for University of Kansas is 26 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for University of Kansas is 84 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Kansas is 26,744
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Kansas is 17 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $9,825 at University of Kansas.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

KU offers 369 major programs through online and on-site education where 38 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate20
Bachelor's Degree988
Post Bachelor's Degree4711
Master's Degree12113
Post Master's Degree62
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship852
Doctor's degree - professional practice102

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Kansas offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:6,146)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,266)

Veterans Benefits

University of Kansas has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges