We are a major research university with global reach.


The University of Kansas is the state’s flagship university and one of just 62 invited members of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). We consistently earn high rankings for academics and recognition as a premier research university.

We push the boundaries of knowledge, transform the academic experience, and create solutions through innovative research. The Jayhawk community extends around the globe, united by more than 150 years of tradition and by our commitment to creating a better world.

13
Academic Schools
 
350,000+
Alumni Worldwide
 
400+
Degree and Certificate Programs

Every Opportunity Imaginable

We have hundreds of fields of study, so you can follow your academic and research interests wherever they lead.

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