Friends University

country rank  1337
world rank  4217

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University Overview

Founded in 1898, Friends University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Wichita (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Kansas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Topeka, Lenexa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Friends University is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Nondenominational religion. Friends University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 122 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution.

University Identity

Founded 1898
Colours Crimson and gray

University Location

Address 2100 W. University Avenue
Wichita (population range: 250,000-499,999)
67213 Kansas
United States
T +1 (316) 295 5000
F +1 (316) 295 5060
Other locations Topeka, Lenexa

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 2100 W. University Avenue
Wichita 67213
+1 (316) 295 5100
800 577 2233

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Nondenominational Christian-Nondenominational founded by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Friends University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs ACBSP
  • National Association of Schools of Music NASM for Marriage Family Therapy Education COAMFTE
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure


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