College Deliberately: University of Kansas

University of Kansas is a very large, public, four or more years University that emphasizes research, culture and religion located in the city of Lawrence, KS. It is known for Accounting, Medicine and Social Work.

University of Kansas

place Strong Hall, 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 230, Lawrence, KS 66045
phone Phone: (785) 864-2700
web Web: https://ku.edu
  • University of Kansas is also known as:
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The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
University of KansasMusic (MUS) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
University of KansasAudiology (AUD) – Graduate degree programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Not recognized by the USDE*
University of KansasArt and Design (ART) – Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
University of Kansas at Public Management CenterInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited1974
University of Kansas at Kansas City Kansas Community CollegeInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2009
Abernathy BuildingInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2016
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’


Every college reports annually to the US Department of Education, and is required by law to provide information that will enhance transparency for the prospective student or parent. These links are listed here, if they are available.


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Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Doctor’s degree – professional practice


University of Kansas is in NCAA Division I-Football Bowl Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 130
Rowing Women’s 77
Baseball Men’s 38

The complete list of sports at University of Kansas is available for members.


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