Friends University

Address:
2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, KS 67213
Phone:
316-295-5000
Website:
http://www.friends.edu
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About Friends University

Friends University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This mid-sized four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 to 2,999 degree-seeking students. Fewer than 50% of students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the business field. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,088
 Graduate765
 Total2,853
GenderFemale59%
 Male41%
Student Age% Under 2539%
 % 25 and Over61%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time64%
 % Part-time36%
Race/Ethnicity% White67.1%
 % Black8.5%
 % Asian1.5%
 % Latino4.7%
 % Native American1.2%
 % Race Unknown17.0%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyArts Management
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal707
 % Admitted61%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled48%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesNeither required nor recommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT6%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT78%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800460 / 800
 SAT Math350 / 800550 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite18 / 3625 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$35
 Graduate Application Fee$45
 In-State Tuition & Fees$20,040
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$20,040
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid96%
 % Undergraduates with Loans78%
 % Undergraduates with Grants91%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,100
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,790
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,000
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,045
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,045
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,045

Neighborhood Data for the Wichita Area

Median Age34
Median Household Income$45,625
Total Population377,906
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.2% 50.8%
 Age 0-949.9%50.1%
 Age 10-1751.3%48.7%
 Age 18-2449.9%50.1%
 Age 25-2950.4%49.6%
 Age 30-3950.1%49.9%
 40+48.6%51.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White73.2%
 % Black10.9%
 % Asian4.8%
 % Latino14.5%
 % Native American0.9%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.4%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,790
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,000
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$494
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50075.8%47.4%9.3%
 $500 to $74918.7%41.1%0.0%
 $750 to $9991.9%8.1%28.3%
 Over $10003.7%3.4%8.0%
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