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  • Writer's pictureBrooke Early

Exploring University of Kansas & What They Offer

Updated: Jul 29, 2022

The University of Kansas is located in Lawrence, Kansas and has a population of around 100,000 people including students. Lawrence is 40 miles (about a 45 minute drive) from Kansas City which is a large city with a population of 2 million. Kansas City is home to major sports teams, performance venues, and an international airport. Lawrence offers residents and visitors a vibrant art scene, live music, diverse restaurants, sports, and four distinct seasons. It is also ranked as one of the top ten best college towns in the US! A fun fact about the University of Kansas is they have 345,000 alumni worldwide in 148 countries.

Why attend?

KU is the largest university in the state of Kansas and has more than 28,000 students across 5 campuses. There are over 2,100 international students representing over 110 countries which means there is diversity around every corner. They are a tier 1 research institution and member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. This is great news if you are interested in participating in research. As an undergraduate student you can begin research as early as your freshman year! They offer hundreds of undergraduate programs to choose from, so you are sure to find the right pathway for you. We've listed a few of their schools below:

  • School of Engineering

  • School of Business

  • School of Architecture and Design

  • School of Music

  • School of Education and Human Sciences

  • School of Health Professions

KU also offers a tiered scholarship program for freshman international students from $3,000-$9,000 a year, renewable for 4 years. Another great scholarship to note is their International Excellence tuition waiver, which a separate application is needed.

Campus Facilities

Students are offered a variety of living accommodations and meal plans based on their budgets. All students are encouraged to spend at least their first year living on-campus as it makes the transition much easier, and allows students to be connected to their peers. In addition to making friends living on-campus, you can also grow your community by being involved in any of their 600+ student organizations and clubs! KU also has an International Support Services where they provide immigration advising, support, and ongoing programming so students can easily become involved in campus life and the broader community. Beyond ISS, KU provides a broad and deep range of support services for students, from academics and advising to career services, health services, and recreation.

How EdAgree helps you

We, at EdAgree, are here to help you put your best foot forward during the process to study abroad. We are here to help you find the right school for you, provide assistance with your college application, provide free resources, and more. We are here for your entire study abroad experience.

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