Friends University

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School Overview

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.applyweb.com/apply/friends/menu.html
Address:2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, KS 67213
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,676
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):32%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,012 (60% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$26,865
Out-of-state Tuition:$26,865
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$14,559

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Friends University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Friends University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services195
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services31
Education71
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs32
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Social Sciences2
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Visual and Performing Arts4
Grand total24411

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Friends University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services31
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Psychology1
Grand total54

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$26,865
Out-of-state$26,865
Books and supplies$1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$10,068
Out-of-state$10,068

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid163100%
Grant or scholarship aid163100%$14,559
Student loan aid12375%$5,982

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,16082%$18,641
Federal student loans91764%$9,085

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants749329420
Percent admitted100%55%55%
Percent admitted who enrolled22%24%20%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment1,676
Undergraduate enrollment1,192
Graduate enrollment484

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 North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • 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

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