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University of Kansas

Founded in 1866, the University of Kansas is the state’s flagship university. The Jayhawk community extends around the globe, united by more than 150 years of tradition and by our commitment to creating a better world. We push the boundaries of knowledge, transform the academic experience, and create solutions through innovative research. We consistently earn high rankings for academics and recognition as a premier research university. We are the largest school in Kansas, with more than 400 degree and certificate programs in 13 academic schools – including the state’s only medical and pharmacy schools.

Military Friendly Rating

We rate how Military Friendly an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The rating below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly.

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

91.91

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

91.91

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

69.23

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

23.52

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

28.85

Military Friendly
Standard

100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

73

Why you should attend?

KU is committed to serving military-affiliated students transitioning to, through and beyond higher education. We provide tailored assistance through a variety of programs and services to veterans, Active Duty, Guard, Reservists, spouses, dependents, and ROTC cadets. Our 3,000 square-foot Military-Affiliated Student Center is a centralized resource featuring study and lounge spaces, Student Veterans of America chapter, VA benefits service officer, VA's VetSuccess on Campus program, and more. Graduate Military Programs also assists servicemembers in obtaining advanced degrees. And through KU programs in Leavenworth, students can complete coursework within 10 months through accelerated programming and flexible class times to fit the schedules of military careers.

Top Degrees

Biology
Business Administration & Management, General
Communications, General
Computer & Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Engineering (general)
Law
Nursing Administration
Nursing Practice / Registered Nurse
Psychology
Social Work
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A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

Tuition & Institution Information

Undergraduate
In State Out of State
Tuition $10,092 $26,960
Fees $1,074 $1,074
Room $6,100 $6,100
Board $3,800 $3,800
Books $1,212 $1,212
Other Expenses $3,198 $3,198
Totals $25,476 $42,344
Graduate
In State Out of State
Tuition $9,989 $23,951
Fees $1,055 $1,055
Room $8,474 $8,474
Board $2,252 $2,252
Books $574 $574
Other Expenses $4,684 $4,684
Totals $27,028 $40,990