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The University of Kansas, often referred to as KU or Kansas, is a public research university in the U.S. state of Kansas. The main campus in Lawrence, one of the largest college towns in Kansas, is on Mount Oread, the highest elevation in Lawrence. Two branch campuses are in the Kansas City metropolitan area: the Edwards Campus in Overland Park, and the university's medical school and hospital in Kansas City. There are also educational and research sites in Parsons, Topeka, Garden City, Hays, and Leavenworth, and branches of the medical school in Wichita and Salina. The university is one of the 62 members of the Association of American Universities.
Located in Lawrence, Kansas.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
2021 Best Colleges in America
#126 of 6828
2021 Best Colleges in Kansas
#1 of 81
2021 Best Four Year Colleges in Kansas
#1 of 39
Out of 25 majors categories at University of Kansas, the 5 most popular are listed below.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from University of Kansas within four or six years.