Graduate Program Overview

University of Kansas is a four-years, public school located in Lawrence, Kansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $11,045 for Kansas residents and $25,007 for out-of-state students. It offers 291 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Kansas
TypeFour-years, Public
AddressStrong Hall, 1450 Jayhawk Blvd, Room 230, Lawrence, KS
Graduate School Students7,609 students
1,767 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$11,045
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 291 Graduate Programs
129 Master's, 97 Doctorate, 65 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 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.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$416$998
Books & Supplies$1,224
Room & Board$9,900 (On-Campus) / $9,639 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,230 (On-Campus) / $3,230 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$25,399$39,361
Off-Campus Total$25,138$39,100
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

University of Kansas offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 291 major areas - 129 Master's (16 online programs), 97 Doctorate (4 online programs), 58 Post-Bachelor'(15 online programs), 7 Post-Master'(3 online programs). 1,560 students have been conferred Master's degree and 916 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Social Sciences
Human Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Physical Sciences
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
English Language and Literature
Legal Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Engineering Technology
Computer and Information Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Social Sciences
Human Services
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Engineering Technology
Communication and Journalism
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies

Graduate Student Population

Total 26,744 students enrolled in University of Kansas including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 7,609 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 3,264 male and 4,345 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 5,377 full-time and 2,232 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,767 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 1,404 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students3,264
Women Students4,345
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students5,377
Part-time Students2,232
By race/ethnicity 4,977 White, 317 Black, and 405 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 races326
90 students are younger than 22 and 917 students are older than 65. The school has 4,579 students aged between 22 and 30 and 2,035 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under90
40 & Over917
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, 1,767 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,404 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment7,622
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,767
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1,404
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses4,451
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,767
Kansas Resident868
Other State In U.S.870
Outside of U.S.29

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