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Number Received Financial Aid (All Undergraduate) 12,977
Percent Received Financial Aid(All Undergraduate) 66%
Average Aid Amount $9,825
Number Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 3,432
Percent Received Financial Aid (Freshmen) 85%

Financial Aid Information at KU

For the academic year 2020-2021, a total of 12,977 students (66% of undergraduate students) received one or more financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans. The average financial aid amount is $9,825. For freshmen (Full-time, first-time degree-seeking undergraduate students), 3,432 students (85% of enrolled students) received financial aid.
The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees at University of Kansas is $11,166 for Kansas residents and $28,034 for out-of-state students, for reference.

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the academic year 2020-2021, a total of 12,977 students (66% of all students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received aid amount is $9,825. It includes federal, state, local, institutional, or other sources of grant aid. The following table describes the financial aid statistics by aid types at University of Kansas for all undergraduate students.
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid at University of Kansas
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid12,97766%$9,825
Pell Grants3,96220%$4,506
Federal Student Loans7,94140%$6,547

Beginning Students Financial Aid

a total of 3,432 beginning students (85% of all freshmen) have received any financial aid and 3,391 students (84% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree-seeking beginning undergraduate students. The below table shows the number and amount by the source of financial aid at University of Kansas.
Beginning Students (Freshmen) Financial Aid at University of Kansas
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid3,43285%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources3,08076%$10,457
Federal Grants1,01525%$5,186
Pell Grants80620%$4,613
Other Federal Grants96524%$1,602
State/Local Grants51913%$1,250
Institutional Grants2,77768%$9,469
Student Loans1,76143%$7,251
Federal Student Loans1,70742%$5,240
Other Student Loans2767%$13,859

Students Headcount by Living Status

For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,714 full-time beginning students have enrolled and attended University of Kansas. Among them, 1,329 students have lived on campus and 326 students lived off campus (without family). Next table shows the students count by living status and years.
Student Headcount by Living Location/Setting at University of Kansas
Living Status201820192020
Living On-Campus1,7081,7181,329
Living Off-Campus with Family507357
Living Off-Campus without Family93142326

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level (Paying In-State Tuition)

Next table shows number of students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded any grant/scholarship by income level for academic year 2020-2021 . The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution.
Grants of Scholarship Aid Statistics By Income Level at University of Kansas
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedTotal Amount Aid Awarded Average Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,249999$7,427,203$5,947
$0 - $30,000251251$2,644,936$10,538
$30,001 - $48,000169168$1,675,816$9,916
$48,001 - $75,000205187$1,561,643$7,618
$75,001 - $110,000199141$676,538$3,400
$110,001 or more425252$868,270$2,043