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The Jayhawk Experience

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Choose from over 200 fields of study

KU's schools and colleges

  • Architecture, Design & Planning
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  • Journalism & Mass Communications
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Music
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Who are the students of KU?

Jayhawks come from

  • All 50 states
  • 103 countries
  • 62% in-state
  • 38% out-of-state

With many backgrounds and life experiences

  • 23.9% students of color
  • 51% female
  • 49% male
  • 74% receive financial aid
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At the center of it all

Jayhawks stay active in over 30 sports clubs and 20+ intramural sports.
Sports & recreation

About 3,600 students are members of fraternities and sororities .
Greek life at KU

KU's Big Event rallies thousands of students to volunteer their time to Lawrence residents and organizations.
All clubs & organizations

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What Connects Us

Our traditions honor a vibrant past and enhance an already bright future

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Love for Lawrence runs deep

Come here, and you’ll feel it — the amazing energy and close sense of community between the city and university. With the dining, shopping, and entertainment options of a metropolitan area paired with a college-town feel, Lawrence, Kansas, defies expectations. It's even better than you knew it would be.


24 hours in Lawrence

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