#3 Best Private Colleges in Kansas

Friends University

Wichita, Kansas

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Student Population
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Location Wichita, Kansas
Online friends.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Friends University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Wichita, Kansas, Friends University is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 1,266 prospective students applied, and 580 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 177 enrolled in the school.  1,031 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 895 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $28,944 plus fees of $450. Friends University is ranked 636 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Friends University is rated within the lower 47% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 950/1150
ACT 19/25
GPA 3.29
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Aug 24, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Friends University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$450
Room and Board $7,980
Budget for Other Expenses$4,000
Total One Year Cost$42,874

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$46,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
27% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Friends University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 62%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 6%
Education 6%
Computer and Information Sciences 4%
Visual and Performing Arts 4%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155089 IPEDS survey data for Friends University.

Current students may use the Friends University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.