History, Affiliations and Rankings
Known for its eminence, the University of Kansas, has been established on 21st March, 1865 under the prestigious AAU or Association of American Universities. Because of its academic excellence in several fields, the university has gained huge popularity in research and various other sectors. The commitment that is given by the faculty members at the University of Kansas is considered to be a major contributing factor in making the university’s community thrive on excellence. All innovative solutions have been procured in order to build up modernised systems of education to help its students excel in various courses of study. International students coming from various parts of the world can stay in the university’s hostels. The cultural mix has enabled the students to focus on major languages, which has further boosted their careers. The university is affiliated to the Kansas Board of Regents and AAC&U, ACE, AAU, APLU, and Educause.
Campus, Courses and Infrastructure
The main campus of KU is located in Lawrence of Kansas with an establishment that can be dated back to March 21, 1865. It strongly follows the aim to lift students and society by educating leaders, building healthy communities and making discoveries that change the world. The University of Kansas is a state-sponsored university and has five campuses along with many satellite campuses, educational and research centres, classes and medical centres all over the state of Kansas. Among the numerous courses offered, KU is notable for its programs in Engineering, Business Management and Social Sciences.
Accomplishments and Alumni
It is also a part of the renowned Association of American Universities or the AAU. The university has been classified as one of the “R-1: doctoral Universities-Highest research activities” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Apart from academic programs, the University of Kansas also has various arts facilities, and public programs provide cultural opportunities to enrich student life. KU strongly believes in and promotes human values and fosters a multicultural environment in which the dignity and rights of the individual are respected.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
Currently, KU caters to the academic demands of more than 28,000 students. It promotes student diversity at its campus. The faculty at this prestigious university ensures the development of transferable skills among students required as per the industry standards.