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 eighty-nine graduate programs: 127 Master's, 98 Doctorate, 56 Post-Bachelor's, 8 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,675 students have been conferred Master's degree and 951 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 Students7,885 students
1,382 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$11,045
Out-of-State$25,007
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 289 Graduate Programs
127 Master's, 8 Doctorate, 64 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
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$9,989$23,951
Fees$1,056$1,056
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)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$10,438$10,704$11,027$11,045$11,045
Out-of-State$23,134$23,718$24,404$25,007$25,007

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 828 major areas - 126 Master's (14 online programs), 96 Doctorate (3 online programs), 55 Post-Bachelor'(12 online programs), 7 Post-Master'(3 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
Total1,67595130917
Men7044531374
Women97149817213
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.
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Graduate Student Population

Total 27,552 students enrolled in University of Kansas including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 7,885 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 3,364 male and 4,521 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 5,620 full-time and 2,265 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,382 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 631 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total7,885
Men Students3,364
Women Students4,521
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total7,885
Full-time Students5,620
Part-time Students2,265
By race/ethnicity 5,099 White, 299 Black, and 374 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
Total7,885
American Indian /
Native American
54
Asian374
Black299
Hispanic418
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
5
White5,099
Two or more races321
Un-Known271
90 students are younger than 22 and 861 students are older than 65. The school has 4,929 students aged between 22 and 30 and 2,005 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total7,885
21 & Under90
22-242,259
25-292,670
30-341,298
35-39707
40 & Over861
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, 1,382 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 631 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment7,885
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,382
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses631
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses5,872
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,382
Kansas Resident626
Other State In U.S.737
Outside of U.S.19



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