University of Kansas

The University of Kansas, also known as KU, is a public research university with its main campus in Lawrence, Kansas. Throughout Kansas, there are numerous satellite campuses, educational and research institutions, classes, and medical centres. In the Kansas City metropolitan region, there are two branch campuses. Garden City, Hays, Leavenworth, Parsons, and Topeka all have research and teaching facilities, as well as medical school sections in Wichita and Salina. The Association of American Universities includes KU.

On March 21, 1865, the university was founded. They are members of AAC&U, ACE, AAU, APLU, and Educause, as well as the Kansas Board of Regents. As of 2018, the university’s endowment was worth 1.741 billion dollars. Doug Girod is the chancellor, while Barbara Bichelmeyer is the provost. As of autumn 2019, there are 2,663 academic staff members and 28,423 students enrolled at the university. The university was founded in 1864 by a charter issued by the Kansas State Legislature, which was passed in 1863 under the state constitution.

It was adopted two years after the former Kansas territory was admitted to the union as the 34th state in 1861. As Jayhawks, the university’s athletic teams compete in NCAA Division I sports and are members of the Big 12 conference. The varsity sports include rugby, men’s volleyball, and ice hockey, as well as club sports such as rugby, men’s volleyball, and ice hockey. On February 20th, 1863, Kansas Governor Thomas Carney signed a bill creating the University of Kansas into law.

The institution has five campuses and is a large state-sponsored university. The Association of American Universities, or AAU, includes the University of Kansas. The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education also places it among the “R-1: doctorate universities-highest research activity.” During the fall semester of 1965, the KU School of Business began offering interdisciplinary management Science graduate programmes in operations research.

University Of Kansas Rankings

  • #201-300 Universities Rankings – ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2020
  • #383 World University Ranking – QS 2021
  • #351-400 University Ranking – THE (Times Higher Education) 2021
  • #124 National University Ranking – US News & World Report 2021
  • #284 Global Universities – US News & World Report 2021

University Of Kansas Course Rankings

University of Kansas Business Courses Ranks

  • #501-600  PG Business and Economics – THE (Times Higher Education) 2021
  • #68 Graduate Business School – US News & World Report 2021
  • #67 UG Business – US News & World Report 2021

University of Kansas Engineering Courses Ranks 

  • #451-500 Engineering and Technology – QS 2017
  • #301-400 PG Engineering and Technology – THE (Times Higher Education) 2021
  • #82 Electrical Engineering PG – US News & World Report 2021
  • #84 Chemical Engineering PG – US News & World Report 2021
  • #59 Civil Engineering PG – US News & World Report 2021
  • #93 Biomedical Engineering PG – US News & World Report 2021
  • #49 Aerospace Engineering PG – US News & World Report 2021
  • #81 Mechanical Engineering PG – US News & World Report 2021

Admission Standards – Very High

ACT 22/29
GPA 3.5

Applications Accepted – 93.1% 

Applications Due Apr 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $40

How To Apply For An Undergraduate At The University Of Kansas As An International Student

  • Candidates must complete the application form and pay the fee.
  • While applying, students must have their secondary school transcripts (grades 9-12) ready.
  • Official transcripts must be sent to KU International Admissions by the Kansas admissions office.
  • English proficiency tests, TOEFL, IELTS, or C1 advanced educational tests must all be submitted by students.
  • Students must provide confirmation of sufficient financial resources for a year. This is crucial for an applicant’s application because the Office of International requires it. Your immigration document will be issued by Student Services.

Language Requirements For International Students

English proficiency tests Minimum Score (UG) Minimum Score(PG)
IELTS 6.5 6.5 or above
TOEFL (IBT) 79 79 or aboveh/td>
C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency exam 176 or higher 176 or hihher


University Of Kansas Annual Cost To Attend

Fee Cost
Kansas Resident Tuition $10,092
Books and Supplies $1,212
Other Fees $1,074
Room and Board $11,318
Budget for Other Expenses $3,134
Total One Year Cost $26,830


Fee Cost
Out of State Resident Tuition $26,960
Books and Supplies $1,212
Other Fees $1,074
Room and Board $11,318
Budget for Other Expenses $3,134
Total One Year Cost $43,698