University of Kansas

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217 Joseph R. Pearson Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045

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#17 Best Education Schools


Education School Overview

The application fee for the Education program at the University of Kansas is $55. Its tuition is full-time: $346 per credit (in-state); full-time: $810 per credit (out-of-state); part-time: $346 per credit (in-state); and part-time: $810 per credit (out-of-state). The School of Education at University of Kansas has 77 full-time faculty on staff with a 4.3:1 ratio of full-time equivalent doctoral students to full-time faculty.

Two thirds of enrollees at the University of Kansas School of Education are graduate students, studying in one of 11 areas including Education Administration and the Historical, Philosophical, and Social Foundations of Education. The KU School of Education is particularly highly ranked for its special education program and is home to the renowned Beach Center on Disability.

Students can get hands-on experience through Graduate Practicums, which are highly specialized field placements, and can get involved in several student-run organizations such as KU Professionals for Disabilities. Each year, School of Education students can showcase their work in the Graduate Research Conference.

Most of the graduate programs are offered at KU’s main campus in Lawrence, Kan., though there are several degree options at the KU Edwards campus in Kansas City as well. Graduate students can live in on-campus housing areas including Stouffer Place Apartments, which also houses non-traditional students, those with children or significant others, and post-doctoral researchers.


Application deadline N/A
Application fee $55
Director of admissions James W. Lichtenberg


Full-time faculty (tenured or tenure-track) 77
Student-faculty ratio 4.3:1

Student Body

Total enrollment (full-time) 502
Gender distribution (full-time)
Gender distribution (full-time)



full-time: $346 per credit (in-state)
full-time: $810 per credit (out-of-state)
part-time: $346 per credit (in-state)
part-time: $810 per credit (out-of-state)

Required fees $97 per credit

Teacher Preparation

Students who took an assessment to become a certified or licensed teacher during 2012-2013 297

* Education School Overview details based on 2013 data

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