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University of Kansas

Campus Life and Facilities

Univ. of Kansas Students Say...

In the pursuit of an “incredible college experience,” KU undergrads definitely keep busy: “The typical student probably volunteers in the community, has a part time job, [and] has some special hobby (from rock climbing to tightrope walking).” Incoming freshman will find “over 600 student groups to participate in,” ranging from “Quidditch to chess c... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

Office of Admissions

1502 Iowa Street

Lawrence, KS 66045-7576

United States

Phone: 785-864-3911

Fax: 785-864-5006

Website

Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 97
Fire Safety Rating: 84
Green Rating: 76
Environment:City (population 75,000 - 299,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 1,000.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www2.ku.edu/~kucops/statistics/

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 25.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Apartments for married students
Cooperative housing
Apartments for single students
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:No
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:580
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Debating Club
Fraternities
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Glee Club
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Sororities
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:25
Number of Social Sororities:16
    % of women who join:21%
Number of Social Fraternities:29
% of men who join: 16
Number of Religious Organizations:39
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Student Services
Other Services:DayCare
Health
WomensCenter
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Description:Student Involvement and Leadership Center - LGBT Resource Center web site https://rockchalkcentral.ku.edu/organization/KULGBTQ
Minority Support Groups: Yes
Description:Office of Multicultural Affairs and Resource Center, organizations for Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans, blacks, and Native Americans.(web site http://www.oma.ku.edu
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Sports
Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Jayhawks
Women's Sports Team Name:Jayhawks
Team Mascot:Jayhawk
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ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Navy ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 85
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 35
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 43.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 75.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Academic discounts on Apple and Dell through the KU Bookstore.
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:12 libraries (including art and architecture, engineering, law, medical, music and dance, rare research materials, special collections, and science), performing arts center, organ recital hall, museums (art, anthropology, classical, entomology, invertebrate paleontology, and natural history), film studio, student operated radio and television stations, public radio station, herbarium, space technology center, observatory, Robert J. Dole Institute for Politics, Hall Center for the Humanities, Center for International Business Education and Research, ecological reserves, Biological Survey, Geological Survey, Information and Telecommunication Technology Center, energy research center, flight research lab, Transportation Research Center, 400+ bed hospital for clinical learning, Hoglund Brain Imaging Center, Center on Aging.
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Key Statistics

Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    97
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    84
  • Green Rating:
    76
  • Campus Environment:
    City
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    62%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    25.00
  • # of Organizations:
    580
  • # of Honor Societies:
    25
  • # of Social Sororities:
    16
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    29
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    39
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