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 nine thousand students annually.

Most of the students getting into University of Kansas have scored in the range of 22 to 28 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 - 3.52. University of Kansas has an acceptance rate of around 92 percent with 33 percent of applicants deciding to continue on and enroll. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected University of Kansas acceptance rate 2015 is estimated to be 92%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of Kansas Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for University of Kansas was reported as 92.3% in Fall 2012 with over 12,400 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 - 28
  • University of Kansas Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.52

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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 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

  • 2008-2009: 91.8%
  • 2009-2010: 91.4%
  • 2010-2011: 92.5%
  • 2011-2012: 92.7%
  • 2012-2013: 92.3%
  • Projected University of Kansas Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 92.3%

How Does University of Kansas Compare?

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The acceptance rate for University of Kansas is sixty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Park University96.4%
University of Missouri-Kansas City33.0%
Kansas State University95.9%
University of Central Missouri80.8%
Wichita State University95.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records 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 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of Kansas (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English21 - 28
Math22 - 28
Composite Score22 - 28
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