Friends University

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General Information

Admission Office

2100 University

Wichita, KS 67213

(316) 295-5100

(800) 577-2233

Fax: (316) 295-5101



Contact: Erin Haneberg

Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Main Address

2100 University

Wichita, KS 67213

(316) 295-5000

www.friends.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,304

Setting

Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $45
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 70%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
Management Information Systems B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Health System Administration B
Medical Radiologic Technology B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness B
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Youth Ministry B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Friends University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (316) 295-5000
Website: www.friends.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: https://www.friends.edu/admissions/apply-to-friends/
Address: 2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, KS 67213
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,818
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 36%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,003 (55% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $29,394
Out-of-state Tuition: $29,394
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $18,343

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Friends University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Friends University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 81
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 32
Education 92
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 32
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Philosophy and Religious Studies 11
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 2
Theology and Religious Vocations 12
Visual and Performing Arts 4
Grand total 1478

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Friends University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $29,394
Out-of-state $29,394
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $11,358
Out-of-state $11,358

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 173 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 173 100% $18,343
Student loan aid 137 79% $6,371

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 899 66% $15,282
Federal student loans 714 53% $7,926

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Friends University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Friends University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,266 766 500
Percent admitted 100% 46% 46%
Percent admitted who enrolled 14% 11% 18%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Friends University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,818
Undergraduate enrollment 1,291
Graduate enrollment 527

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Friends University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
    • Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

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