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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $26,041
Out-of-state: $42,825
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,455
Out-of-state: $28,239
Room and Board
$10,436
Books and Supplies
$1,080
Other Expenses
$3,070
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application Deadline 
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001948
Free

PROFILE OF 2015-16 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants3,152 (78.2%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,108 (66.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,035 (96.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met876 (43.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met78%
Average Award$15,269
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,765 (86.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,545
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,406 (69.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,340
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 207 (10.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift956 (23.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,444
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants11,075 (65.4%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need8,081 (73.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid7,806 (96.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met2,922 (37.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met75%
Average Award$14,746
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,135 (78.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,855
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 5,918 (75.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,356
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 534 (6.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift3,198 (18.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,267
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
52%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$27,479
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
4.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans, Health Professions Student Loans (HPSL), Federal Loan for Disadvantaged Students, private loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Bureau of Indian Affairs Grants
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences, Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Married Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,326
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.47 3.64 605 573 26
Low 1.79 1.68 480 450 19
High 4.00 4.55 760 650 34
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