KU Fact Book


The KU Fact Book contains interactive dashboards with current, historical, and comparative data for a variety of subject areas, including enrollment, retention and completion, tuition and fees, employees, and financial expenditures. PDF reports with items not available in dashboards are available in the Additional Reports section below for selected areas such as facilities and student housing patterns.

Prior KU Fact Books provide a wealth of University information for past years. 

For a quick overview of KU data, see KU by the Numbers.

Enrollment

Snapshot of Enrollment dashboard

Enrollment

This series of dashboards provides a snapshot view of University of Kansas enrollment at the KU Lawrence Campus and the Medical Center. Also provided are ten-year trends and information about where students originate. Snapshot and term trend dashboards can be segmented by UG/grad, minority/nonminority, domestic/international, race/ethnicity, sex, residency, student level, age group, and physical campus.
Snapshot of Enrollment by School dashboard

Enrollment by School and Level

Enrollment by School shows student head counts as of fall and spring 20th day census points by school. Students are counted with each school in which they have a major; they are not counted with the school of their minor or undergraduate certificate or as a non-degree seeking student unless that is the only plan they have. In these dashboards, governing and physical campus are based on where the student takes the majority of his/her credit hours rather than on the primary campus of the academic unit.
Snapshot of Enrollment Comparisons dashboard

Enrollment Comparisons

These dashboards compare the total fall enrollment and enrollment demographics of the University of Kansas to other similar universities. The demographics comparison includes enrollment by undergraduate/graduate status, minority/nonminority status, domestic/international status, race/ethnicity, and sex.

Enrollment

Snapshot of Course Enrollments dashboard

Course Enrollments

This dashboard provides student credit hour (SCH) enrollment trends by term for the last ten years. Information can be segmented by course division, course level, instruction mode, Lawrence/Edwards campus, majors/nonmajors, new student type, residency, and school.
Snapshot of Enrollment Trends dashboard

Enrollment Trends

Dashboards included in this series provide longitudinal charts and tables of University of Kansas demographic data for the last several decades.
Snapshot of GPA dashboard

GPA Trends

These dashboards contain the average fall and spring semester GPAs for the Lawrence Campus. The GPA Historical Trend tabs contain charts with the average semester GPA by year which can be segmented by school, career (undergraduate/graduate/law), and sex. The GPA Report tabs contain tables with the university overall average GPA by student level and sex and the average undergraduate GPA by school.

Faculty and Staff

Snapshot of Faculty and Staff dashboard

Faculty and Staff

These dashboards show KU faculty and staff head counts and FTE as of mid-October each fall, including faculty administrators, librarians, unclassified academic and professional staff, university support staff, and student graduate and hourly employees. Users can segment the data by staff classification, full-/part-time, minority status, citizenship status, race/ethnicity, sex, and age.
Snapshot of Faculty Salaries dashboard

Faculty Salaries

This dashboard provides average annual salaries and average annual salary increases for faculty by academic rank. Salary information is available in unadjusted historical dollars or adjusted for inflation to current dollars using the Midwest Region Consumer Price Index.
Snapshot of Faculty Salary Comparisons dashboard

Faculty Salary Comparisons

These dashboards compare faculty salary by rank of the University of Kansas to other similar universities. KU faculty salaries can be compared to an entire comparison group or to an individual institution in the comparison groups.

Financial

Snapshot of Expenditures dashboard

Expenditures

Dashboards included here provide the annual fiscal year total and general use expenditures for the Lawrence Campus. Total expenditure data is available by funding source. General use expenditures is available by program and object.
Snapshot of Tuition & Fees dashboard

Tuition & Fee Trends

This dashboard provides a series of comparisons of tuition and tuition & fees trends at the University of Kansas for the last several decades. Historical trends for undergraduates and graduates by residency status are included.
Snapshot of Cost of Attendance Comparisons dashboard

Cost of Attendance Comparisons

These dashboards compare the costs to attend the University of Kansas to other similar universities. The data included are resident and nonresident annual undergraduate tuition and fees, annual room and board rates, and the annual total cost of attendance.
Snapshot of Endowment Comparisons dashboard

Endowment Comparisons

This dashboard compares the endowment market value of the University of Kansas to other similar universities. The endowment market values are obtained from the annual National Association of Colleges and University Business Officers (NACUBO) Endowment Study.

Research

Snapshot of Research Dashboard

Research Expenditures

These dashboards show KU research expenditures for each fiscal year. Expenditures can be viewed by funding source and by research type. Data on federally funded research expenditures by awarding agency and research and development expenditures by research subject are also available.
Snapshot of Research Comparisons dashboard

Research Comparisons

These dashboards compare the research and development expenditures at the University of Kansas to other similar universities. Expenditures can be viewed by fiscal year and funding source.

Retention & Completion

Snapshot of Degrees dashboard

Degrees

Dashboards included here provide ‘degrees at a glance’ for all bachelors, masters, doctoral-research, doctoral-professional, undergraduate certificate, and graduate certificate programs at the University of Kansas. Ten-year trends for degrees conferred by level are also provided.
Snapshot of Degree Program Inventory dashboard

Degree Program Inventory

Degree Program Inventory shows KBOR-approved KU degree programs by school, department, degree level (bachelors, masters, etc.), and Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) code.
Snapshot of Retention and Graduation dashboard

Retention and Graduation

The University of Kansas tracks first-time, full-time freshmen throughout their academic careers to study retention and graduate rates. This dashboard provides a visual representation of this data chronologically from retention to year two to graduation after six years.