No results found
Show all results
2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$24,962 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
15,015 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
83.5% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
2,213 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at University of Kansas is $9,579, which is $2,588 more than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $24,962, which is 260% of the cost for in-state students, and is $6,586 more than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,014.

In 2016, 58% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 44% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

Average Net Price

Other Student Expenses

Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

Student Loan Default Rate


University of Kansas received 15,015 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 0.92% annual decline. Out of those 15,015 applicants, 13,965 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93% acceptance rate.

There were 27,565 students enrolled at University of Kansas in 2016, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Kansas has an overall enrollment yield of 30.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

SAT Scores


University of Kansas has a total enrollment of 27,565 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Kansas is 23,006 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,559. This means that 83.5% of students enrolled at University of Kansas are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Kansas, both undergraduate and graduate, is 69.8% White, 6.29% Hispanic or Latino, 4.53% Two or More Races, 4.3% Asian, 3.99% Black or African American, 0.56% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.03% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Kansas in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (22.7%), followed by White Male (21.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.48%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (7.43%), followed by White Male (6.01%) and Two or More Races Female (0.49%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

Retention Rate over Time

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity


In 2016, 482 more women than men graduated from University of Kansas. The majority of students graduating from University of Kansas are White. These 5,163 graduates mean that there were 14 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 368 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at University of Kansas is Journalism with 254 graduates, followed by General Psychology with 229 graduates and Accounting with 202 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at University of Kansas, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Architecture and Related Services, with 133 graduates, followed by Cultural & Gender Studies with 74 graduates and Language & Linguistics with 141 graduates.


Common Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Common Industries by Major


Majors Awarded

Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Most Common Male Majors

Dataset: Source:

Most Common Female Majors

Dataset: Source:

Time to Complete


Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Race & Ethnicity by Gender


University of Kansas has an endowment valued at nearly $1.52B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $884,599 (0.06%), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of Kansas had a total expenditure of $1.19B. Of that $1.19B, they spent $639M on salaries and $158M on benefits.

University of Kansas employs 417 Associate professors, 397 Professors, and 286 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Kansas are Male Professors (287), Male Associate professors (226), and Female Associate professors (191).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Kansas are: Office and Administrative Support, with 842 employees, Research, with 606 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 495 employees.



Government Grants and Contracts


Primary Expenses

Expenditure by Category

Salary Expenditure

Instructional Salaries

Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Keep Exploring

Trident University International
Clark University
Montclair State University
Northern Arizona University
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico-Ponce
No results found
Loading Comparison