Graduate Programs Overview

University of Kansas is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Lawrence, Kansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $11,045 for Kansas residents and $25,007 for other students in average.

It offers two hundreds sixty-five graduate programs: 120 Master's, 96 Doctorate, 45 Post-Bachelor's, 4 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,759 students have been conferred Master's degree and 962 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Kansas
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressStrong Hall, 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 230, Lawrence, KS
Graduate School Students8,094 students
1,461 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$11,045
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 265 Graduate Programs
120 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 49 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at University of Kansas with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Kansas residents, the tuition & fees are $11,045 and $25,007 for non-Kansas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $416 for Kansas residents and $998 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$416$998
Books & Supplies$1,212
Room & Board$9,900 (On-Campus) / $9,544 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,198 (On-Campus) / $3,198 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$25,355$39,317
Off-Campus Total$24,999$38,961
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Kansas offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 265 major areas - 121 Master's (13 online programs), 95 Doctorate (4 online programs), 47 Post-Bachelor'(11 online programs), 6 Post-Master'(2 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 27,690 students enrolled in University of Kansas including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 8,094 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 3,520 male and 4,574 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 5,694 full-time and 2,400 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,461 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 613 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students3,520
Women Students4,574
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students5,694
Part-time Students2,400
By race/ethnicity 5,356 White, 324 Black, and 357 Asian students are attending at University of Kansas. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races314
64 students are younger than 22 and 888 students are older than 65. The school has 5,051 students aged between 22 and 30 and 2,091 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under64
40 & Over888
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Kansas, 1,461 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 613 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment8,094
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,461
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses613
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses6,020
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,461
Kansas Resident634
Other State In U.S.806
Outside of U.S.21

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