Founded in 1865, the University of Kansas often referred to as KU or Kansas, is a public research university in the U.S. state of Kansas. KU features the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, which includes the School of the Arts and the School of Public Affairs & Administration; and the schools of Architecture, Design & Planning; Business; Education; Engineering; Health Professions; Journalism & Mass Communications; Law; Medicine; Music; Nursing; Pharmacy; and Social Welfare. Therefore it offers more than 345 degree programs.
Furthermore, the University of Kansas is a large, state-sponsored university, with five campuses. 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 therefore is one of the 62 members of the Association of American Universities.
In its 2018 list, U.S. News & World Report ranked KU as tied for 115th place among National Universities and 53th place among public universities.
- Bachelor of Arts
- Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor of General Studies
- Bachelor of Fine Art
- Bachelor of Art Education degrees
- Bachelor of Journalism
- Bachelor of Business
- Bachelor of Engineering
- M.Sc. in Applied Statistics & Analytics
- M.Sc. in Project Management
- Business Administration (MBA)
- Curriculum and Instruction (MSE)
- Educational Administration (MSE)
- M.Sc. in Dietetics and Nutrition
- M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry
- M.Sc. in Pharmacology & Toxicology
- PhD in Nursing
- PhD in Philosophy