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Discover Why KU is a Great Place to Be

The University of Kansas enrolls students from every state in the nation and more than 110 countries. They're drawn by highly ranked academic programs, active student groups, good value and a beautiful location, which add up to create unbeatable opportunities to succeed.

University of Kansas Campus Beauty

Considered one of the most beautiful in the nation, KU's main campus in Lawrence, Kansas occupies 1,000 acres on and around historic Mount Oread in Lawrence, a community of more than 80,000 in the forested hills of eastern Kansas.

University of Kansas Traditions

Listen to Topher Enneking, a spoken word poet and former KU football player, as he weaves the experience of KU and KU traditions through this storytelling and wordplay performance.

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KU Safety

KU Safety

The first studio art class at KU began in 1869
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
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