Kansas Jayhawks is on a 1,000-acre campus in the suburban setting of Lawrence, Kansas, not far from Kansas City.
There are many activities and organizations for Kansas Jayhawks students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Kansas Jayhawks has fraternities and sororities.
Kansas Jayhawks students' favorite campus traditions are Graduation, Home Basketball Games and Home Football Games.
This table offers information on housing at Kansas Jayhawks.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||No special consideration for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||25%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||5,235|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||4,696|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||75%|
Kansas Jayhawks offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
Most Kansas Jayhawks students live off campus. In 2022, 25% of undergrads at Kansas Jayhawks lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 75% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Kansas Jayhawks. There are 5,235 spots available in on-campus housing for all 19,158 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 4,696 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Kansas Jayhawks offers coed housing.
At Kansas Jayhawks there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Kansas Jayhawks:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Rugby||Club Teams||Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
The University of Kansas is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Kansas Jayhawks campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Kansas Jayhawks offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, Kansas Jayhawks has University police department.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Kansas Jayhawks, take Interstate 70 to Lawrence, KS. If you need to fly, book your flight to Kansas City International airport.
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