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2014 Quick Stats
2100 W. University Street

Wichita, KS 67213

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Phone: (316) 295-5000
2012-2013 Tuition
$22,500
tuition and fees
Admissions
rolling admission
64.0%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

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RNP Ranked Not Published.
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Regional Universities (Midwest)

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Summary

Friends University is a private institution that was founded in 1898. It has a urban setting and the campus size is 40 acres. Friends University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $22,500 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Friends University has developed a unique blend of a strong traditional program with that of strong adult and graduate programs. The University was the first in the region to offer adults an innovative way to complete their degrees while maintaining their employment. Friends University makes personal attention to students a priority whether inside or outside the classroom by using a coordinated approach that places student issues and concerns at the forefront. This personal attention is expressed in the institution's commitment to teaching and to the personal growth of each of its students.

General Information

School type private
Year founded 1898
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar other
Setting city
2012 Endowment N/A

Applying

When applying to Friends University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 29. The application fee at Friends University is $35. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 64 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 64.0% 4
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 29

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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 66 percent.

Class sizes N/A
Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Friends University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment N/A
Student gender distribution N/A
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

Friends University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Friends University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Friends University, 95 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Friends University.

Students who have cars on campus 95%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

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Tuition and fees $22,500 (2012-13)
Room and board $6,600 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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