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University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS
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The University of Kansas (KU) is a public research university and the largest university in the State of Kansas. KU campuses are located in Lawrence, Wichita, Overland Park, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas, with the main campus located in Lawrence on Mount Oread, the highest location in Lawrence. The University was opened in 1866, under a charter granted by the Kansas Legislature in 1864.

The University's Medical Center and University Hospital are located in Kansas City, Kansas. The Edwards Campus is in Overland Park, Kansas, in the Kansas City metropolitan area. There are also educational and research sites in Parsons and Topeka, and branches of the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita and Salina.

Enrollment at the Lawrence and Edwards campuses was 26,266 students for the 2010–2011 academic year; an additional 3,196 students were enrolled at the KU Medical Center for a total enrollment of 29,462 students across the three campuses. The Lawrence campus and KU Medical Center combined employ 2,529 faculty members.

The 2013 U.S. News & World Report rankings recognized KU 106th in the category "national universities". In addition, the 2008 report stated that the University of Kansas ranked as the 18th most popular university in the United States. It also ranks 11th in the nation for study abroad involvement with nearly one-third of students participating.

KU is home to the Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics, the Beach Center on Disability, and radio stations KJHK, 90.7 FM, and KANU, 91.5 FM. The university is host to several notable museums including the University of Kansas Natural History Museum and the Spencer Museum of Art. The libraries of the University include the Anschutz Library, which commemorates the businessman Philip Anschutz, an alumnus of the University.

The University is one of the 63 members of the Association of American Universities.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $19,500.00 avg tuition

Strong Hall, 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 230
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

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Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Scholarships for Students in Kansas

Name Amount Deadline
Merit-based Scholarship - University of Kansas Law School Varies Varies
Rice Scholar Program Varies Varies
Churchill Scholarship Varies November 07, 2017
Mark H. Adams Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Warren D. Andreas Scholarship in Law Varies Varies
Richard A. Barber Scholarship Varies Varies
Judge Willard M. and Lucile H. Benton Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Book Exchange Scholarship Varies Varies
Bremyer Summer Intern Scholarship Varies Varies
Judge Clayton and Cecile Goforth Brenner Scholarship in Law Varies Varies
Claude E. Chalfant Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
John W. and Gertrude Clark Scholarship Varies Varies
Claude O. Conkey Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Glen W. Dickinson Scholarship in Law Varies Varies
William and Judy Docking Law Scholarship Varies Varies
Port and Mildred Early Scholarship Varies Varies
Fleeson, Gooing, Coulson and Kitch Law Scholarship Varies Varies
Foulston and Siefkin Law Review Scholarship Varies Varies
Jordan and Shirley Haines Scholarship Varies Varies
Thomas H. Harkness KU Law School Scholarship Varies Varies
Help of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Scholarship Varies Varies
Al J. and Sylvia M. Herrod Law Scholarship Varies Varies
Fanning and Honeyman Scholarship Varies Varies
Michael H. Hoeflich and Karen J. Nordheden Scholarship in Law Fund Varies Varies
Enos Hook Scholarship in Law Varies Varies
A. Bryce Huguenin School of Law Scholarship Varies Varies
W.A. Huxman Scholarship Varies Varies
Arthur M. Jackson Scholarship in Law Varies Varies
Elmer C. Jackson, Jr. Scholarship in Law Varies Varies
Margaret S. Jeffrey Scholarship Grant in Law Varies Varies
Karlin Law Scholarship $2,000 Varies
Dorothy Arlene Bates Kirk Scholarship Fund Varies Varies
Law Class of 1953 Scholarship Varies Varies
Kansas Women Attorneys Association Jennie Mitchell Kellogg Scholarship Varies Varies
Law School Class of 1925 Scholarship Varies Varies
Law School Scholarship Varies Varies
John R. Light and Gary Olson Scholarship Varies Varies
Robert W. Loyd Scholarship in Law Fund Varies Varies
Frank A. Lutz Scholarship Varies Varies
Kenton Mai Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Minorities in Law Scholarship Varies Varies
Harriet and Mancel Mitchell Scholarship in Law Varies Varies
John R. Morse Law School Scholarship Varies Varies
Ronald C. Newman Scholarship Varies Varies
Bernard E. Nordling Scholarship Varies Varies
Judge Earl E. and Jean Ann O'Connor Memorial Scholarship in Law Varies Varies
Charles H. Oldfather Scholarship Varies Varies
Joseph O. and Mary Louise Parker Scholarship Varies Varies
Olin K. and Mary Ruth Petefish School of Law Scholarship Fund Varies Varies
Charles B. Randall Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Raymond Rice Foundation Scholarship Varies Varies
Ross Foundation Law Scholarship Varies Varies
Judge Kay Royse Scholarship in Law Varies Varies
Judge J. C. Ruppenthal Law Scholarship Varies Varies
Schroeder Law School Scholarship Varies Varies
Elisha Scott Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Professor William R. Scott Scholarship Fund Varies Varies
Seigfreid, Bingham, Levy, Selzer and Gee Law Scholarship Varies Varies
J. Frank and Carolyn Henry Shinkle Memorial Fund Varies Varies
Glee and Geraldine Smith Law Scholarship Fund Varies Varies
Shook, Hardy and Bacon Scholarship Varies Varies
Shook, Hardy and Bacon Scholarship Varies Varies
Professor Earl B. and Mary Maurine Shurtz Tribal Lawyer Scholarship Varies Varies
Clarine Smissman J.D. and Edward Smissman Ph.D. Scholarship in Law Fund Varies Varies
Evelyn, Richard and Blanche Thompson Scholarship Varies Varies
Leslie T. Tupy Memorial Scholarship Varies Varies
Voss Kansas Law Scholarship Fund Varies Varies
Wal-Mart Legal Diversity Scholarship Varies Varies
Willard G. Widder Scholarship Varies Varies
Karl T. Wiedemann Scholarship in Law Varies Varies
Paul R. Wunsch Law School Scholarship Varies Varies
HRSA Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students 0% of tuition Varies