University of Kansas (University of Kansas)

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University of Kansas can be found in Lawrence, KS, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. University of Kansas enrolls approximately twenty eight thousand students annually.

Most of the students getting into University of Kansas have scored in the range of 22 to 29 on the ACT. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the University of Kansas average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.23 - 3.57. University of Kansas has an acceptance rate of around 93 percent with 29 percent of applicants deciding to continue on and enroll. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected University of Kansas acceptance rate 2021 is estimated to be 86%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of Kansas Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Kansas was reported as 93.1% in Fall 2020 with over 15,100 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • University of Kansas ACT Scores: 22 - 29
  • University of Kansas Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Kansas?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Kansas, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Kansas has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 93.0%
  • 2017-2018: 93.4%
  • 2018-2019: 91.7%
  • 2019-2020: 93.1%
  • Projected University of Kansas Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 86.2%

How Does University of Kansas Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Kansas is sixty-four percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Missouri-Kansas City61.3%
Kansas State University95.4%
University of Central Missouri65.0%
Wichita State University91.7%
University of Nebraska-Lincoln78.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of Kansas (Fall 2020)

ACT®Score Range
English22 - 30
Math21 - 28
Composite Score22 - 29
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