University of Kansas- Lawrence, Kansas

The University of Kansas is a major public comprehensive research and teaching university which offers high-quality academic programs. It is located near two exciting cities of Topeka and Kansas City, which makes the students get access to the thriving cosmopolitan culture and various career building experiences. The university’s list of alumni reflects the academic reputation it has established for itself.

Here are some key facts about the university:

Motto:  “Videbo visionem hanc magnam quare non comburatur rubus(“I shall see this great sight, why the bush does not burn”)

Founding Year  and Accreditation: It was founded in the year 1865.University of Kansas’s School of Business has been continually accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for its undergraduate and graduate programs in business. Also, the The KU School of Engineering is ABET accredited.

Location: Lawrence, Kansas.

UG & PG Student Intake :  University of Kansas has a total of enrollment of 28,091 students and has an academic staff of 2,814.

International Diversity: The university welcomes students from around the world.It has an experienced immigration advising staff which assist international students and processes paperwork for maintaining legal student immigration status.

Rankings: The University of Kansas ranks 118th among the National Universities.

Campus: KU is the largest university in the state of Kansas. Its campuses are located in the 5 cities of Lawrence

(main campus), Wichita, Overland Park, Salina, and Kansas City.

Popular Disciplines: The most popular courses of the university are: Business, Management, Marketing, Health Professions, Engineering & Social Sciences.

 

Opportunities: The university offers part-time employment opportunities on-campus.The strategic location of the university gives its students, the access to a network of corporate connections for employment, internships and other opportunities.

Uni Trivia : 

1) The University of Kansas Cancer Center is the state’s only designated National Cancer Institute.

2) The university has produced renowned personalities like Anand Burman (Chairman,Dabur India), Linda Zarda Cook(CEO of  Shell, Canada), Juan Manuel Santos (President, Republic of Columbia & Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, 2016), Brian McClendon (Google Earth VP for Geo-products) and more.

3) KU’s School of Business launched interdisciplinary management science graduate studies in operation research during the Fall Semester in 1965.The program provided the foundation for decision science applications supporting NASA Project Apollo Command Capsule Recovery Operations.

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