The Best & Worst

Location
Undergrads
17,130
Tuition (in-state)
$24,873 ($10,107)
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
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Best Of

Highest Grades

  1. 1
    The traditions
  2. 2
    KU athletics
  3. 3
    Downtown Lawrence
  4. 4
    The beautiful campus
  5. 5
    The restaurants and bars
  6. 6
    The Recreation Center
  7. 7
    The local atmosphere
  8. 8
    The variety of students and social scenes
  9. 9
    Campus facilities
  10. 10
    The professors

Facts & Statistics

Knowledgeable Professors
95% of students surveyed rated the general knowledge of professors as above average.
Low-Stress Course Load
76% of students surveyed rated the manageability of work as above average.
Big Dorms
60% of students surveyed felt that dorms were more spacious than average.
Accepting Campus Community
57% of students surveyed said that the campus community as a whole is very accepting of members of minority groups.
Campus Pride
58% of students surveyed said that they love everything about the school and have a lot of campus pride.
Highly Satisfied Students
81% of students surveyed would make the same school choice if they could do it all over again.
Help Finding a Job or Internship
58% of students surveyed said that the career center is very helpful and provides services to students beyond help landing a job.
Strong Alumni Network
63% of students surveyed said the alumni network is very strong and involved in activities on campus.
Genders Equally Represented
A male-to-female ratio of 47/53 means there's a pretty even balance of students on campus.
Learn from the Best
97% of faculty have earned the highest degree in their field.
Help to Succeed
The school has academic and career counseling available to help you when you need it.
Get AP Credit
If you took AP classes in high school, you might be able to get college credit for them.
Affordable Dorms
You can live on a budget with an average housing cost of only $3,804.
Work Part-Time During School
Employment services are available for students.
Help Getting Hired
Placement services are available to graduates.

Worst Of

Lowest Grades

  1. 1
    Parking
  2. 2
    The unpredictable weather
  3. 3
    University construction
  4. 4
    Packed libraries during midterms and finals
  5. 5
    Communal dorm showers
  6. 6
    The walk up the big hill to campus
  7. 7
    Classes fill quickly
  8. 8
    Huge lecture halls
  9. 9
    Greek cliques
  10. 10
    Campus buildings can be confusing
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