University of Kansas

Lawrence, USA

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Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

A public research university, with its main campus located in the city of Lawrence, the University of Kansas was established in 1866. The university has consistently earned high rankings for academics and has also received significant recognition as a premier research university. It has been ranked 130th in the list of best national universities in the USA by US News & World Report and is one of the top 500 universities in the world. 

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Starting with the campus in Lawrence, the university has established four additional campuses — the Edwards Campus in Overland Park, and medical schools in Kansas City, Wichita, and Salina. The total campus area is over 1,000. The University of Kansas is a reputed higher educational institution offering over 140 Bachelor’s and over 230 Master’s degree programmes, in addition to doctorate and professional degree programmes. More than 28,000 students are currently enrolled at the university, around 9% of which are international students coming from 110 countries.

Accomplishments & Alumni 

Kansas University is also a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), a select group of 62 public and private research universities that represent excellence in graduate and professional education and the highest achievements in research internationally. Apart from this, the University has a strong network of over 350,000 alumni who are now world leaders, Nobel Prize winners, CEOs, inventors, astronauts, sports and entertainment celebrities. 

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

The university is recognised for fostering an environment that is multicultural and inclusive. It creates an atmosphere where the dignity and rights of every individual on campus are respected. Students also get to be a part of many events at the university, giving them a chance to interact with people coming from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds, which helps in building a global vision. Apart from this, the university offers multiple growth opportunities to students via innumerable clubs and organisations, multiple research fields, recreational activities, volunteer programmes to teach leadership and responsibility. Kansas University basically aims to create world leaders and innovators who have the right capability to work towards the betterment of the world. 

University of Kansas Facts & Highlights

Type of University 

Public, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors: $30,014 (2021-22)

Masters: $20,312 (2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Fall, Spring & Summer 

Average GPA Requirement

3.6

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1060; ACT - 21; IELTS - 6.5; TOEFL - 80; GRE - 310; GMAT - 590

Admission Requirements

Resume or CV,  Personal Statement and/or Essays, LOR, Academic Transcript 

Admissions Deadlines

Fall: May 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: April 1 

Percentage of International Students

9%

Size of Campus (in acres)

1,000

Alumni Worldwide 

350k+

Female to Male Ratio

53 : 47

Average Salary after 10 Years

$46,700 (Annual)

University of Kansas Rankings 

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings

NA 

201- 300

201-300

201-300

QS - World University Ranking

387 

383

372

367

THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking

401- 500

351-400

401- 500

351- 400

US News & World Report - Global Universities

NA

284

279

279 

US News & World Report - National University Ranking

122

124

130

129

University of Kansas Subject Rankings 

Business 

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019

QS- Business & Management

NA 

501-550

451- 500

451- 500

THE (Times Higher Education) - Business and Economics

601+

501-600

501-600

401-500

US News & World Report - Graduate Business School 

72 

68

NA

93 

Engineering 

Ranked by 

2022

2021

2020

2019

QS- Engineering (Chemical)

NA  

301-350

301- 350

NA  

THE (Times Higher Education) - Engineering and Technology

401- 500

301-400

401-500

401-500

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University of Kansas Courses

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  • B.S in Computer Engineering

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 7,000

    • Duration

      4 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 20,34,200

  • B.S in Computer Science

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 7,000

    • Duration

      4 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 21,03,900

  • B.S in Information Technology

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 7,000

    • Duration

      4 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 21,09,700

  • B.S in Biology

    • Mode

      Regular

      Application Fee

      INR 7,000

    • Duration

      4 Year

      Tuition Fee

      INR 20,45,700

University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA Scholarship

Undergraduate Scholarships

There are a number of scholarships available for international applicants to the university’s undergraduate programmes. 

Candidates must note that the deadline for submission of the completed application to be considered for International Admissions scholarships for fall admission is February 1 and for spring admission is November 1.

All or some of the following documents must be submitted to receive merit-based scholarships for international students at the University of Kansas.

  • Official transcripts from each school

  • SAT or ACT Scores

  • Proof of English proficiency

  • Resume (along with an explanation of how any three of the hobbies/activities mentioned in your resume have helped you develop leadership skills)

  • A 500-work essay on any topic of your choice. Candidates may also consult the list of suggested topics available on the university website.

  • Three Letters of Recommendation

KU International Excellence Award: A scholarship available to the international freshmen as well as transfer applicants to the University of Kansas.

Value: $100,000+ ($25,000+/year)

Eligibility: To be eligible for the KU International Excellence Award, a candidate must fulfil the following criteria.

  • Must ve a first year student
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Submit official SAT or ACT scores
  • Have the required minimum English proficiency test scores

KU International Merit Award

Value: $36,000 ($9,000/year)*

Eligibility: KU International Merit Award is only available to first-year applicants. Candidates must satisfy the following criteria to be eligible for this scholarship.

  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.75-4.00

  • Preferably submit their official SAT or ACT scores.

KU International Distinction Award

Value: $24,000 ($6,000/year)*

Eligibility: Candidates must satisfy the criteria given below to be eligible for the KU International Distinction Award.

  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.5-3.74

  • Preferably submit official scores of SAT or ACT.

KU International Achievement Award

Value: $12,000 ($3,000/year)*

Eligibility: Candidates must satisfy the criteria given below to be eligible for the KU International Achievement Award:

  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.25-3.49

  • Preferably submit official scores of SAT or ACT.

It is noteworthy that scholarships have limited availability and satisfying the eligibility criteria does not guarantee that a candidate will receive any of the available scholarships. The overall profile of a candidate is evaluated before a decision is made on the dissemination of these awards.

Postgraduate Scholarships

Scholarships available for postgraduate applicants are mostly programme-specific and the candidates must contact their concerned departments and/or consult the programme website to find details about the scholarships and financial aid that they are eligible to apply for.

Campus Location

University of Kansas

1450 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence, KS 66045

http://www.ku.edu/admission/ | 001 844 651 3777 | appsupport@internationalKU.com

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