Get a great education
As much as we love cheerleading, it'll probably never pay the bills for us. That's why getting a good education is really the most important part of college. KU is consistently rated as one of the strongest academic institutions in the midwest and in the upper tier of public universities in the country, all at a very reasonable price.
But don't take my word for it...
From the Fiske Guide to Colleges: "With solid academics, outstanding extracurricular programs, winning athletics, and a stellar social life, the University of Kansas is one of higher education's best buys." Below are Fiske's ratings of the 300 "best and most interesting" schools:
|Fiske's Ratings (out of 5 stars)|
|Academics||Social Scene||Quality of Life|
|Central Florida:||Not listed in Fiske's guide|
|Kansas State:||Not listed in Fiske's guide|
|Louisville:||Not listed in Fiske's guide|
|Oklahoma State:||Not listed in Fiske's guide|
"KU has risen steadily in reputation to become, first, one of the top public universities in the Midwest, and now one of the more highly regarded public schools in the nation."
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Describing KU as "the flagship university of Kansas," Barron's Best Buys in College Education notes that KU "draws bicoastal attention, offering a wealth of big college experiences for a comparatively small price." The guide gives high marks to KU's journalism, engineering, architecture, psychology, biology, theatre, accounting, East European, Russian/Slavic languages programs, and pharmacy.