University of Kansas, Lawrence

University of Kansas, Lawrence


Continente:
North America
Country:
United States of America United States of America
Address:
1450 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS 66045
Web Site:
www.ku.edu


About University of Kansas, Lawrence:

The University of Kansas, also referred to as KU or Kansas, is a public research university in the U.S. state of Kansas. The main campus in Lawrence, one of the largest college towns in Kansas, is on Mount Oread, the highest elevation in Lawrence. Two branch campuses are in the Kansas City metropolitan area: the university's medical school and hospital in Kansas City, the Edwards Campus in Overland Park, and a hospital and research center in Topeka. There are also educational and research sites in Garden City, Hays, Leavenworth, Parsons, and Topeka, and branches of the medical school in Salina and Wichita. The university is one of the 62 members of the Association of American Universities. Founded March 21, 1865, the university was opened in 1866, under a charter granted by the Kansas State Legislature in 1864 following enabling legislation passed in 1863 under the State Constitution, adopted two years after the 1861 admission of the former Kansas Territory as the 34th state into the Union following an internal civil war known as "Bleeding Kansas" during the 1850s. Enrollment at the Lawrence and Edwards campuses was 28,401 students in 2016; an additional 3,383 students were enrolled at the KU Medical Center for an enrollment of 28,091 students across the three campuses. The university overall employed 2,814 faculty members in fall 2015.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 191 199 328 335 320 322 301 304 336 339 345 363 368

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture 195 208 188 175 - 231 253 244 261 266 267 301-350
Engineering - - - - - - - - - 451-500 451-500 401-450
Life Sciences 180 - - - - - - - - 351-400 351-400 401-450
Medicine 193 - - - - - - - - 351-400 351-400 351-400
Natural Sciences 213 210 230 237 238 206 220 233 240 261 264 267
Social Sciences 136 134 172 176 168 163 191 185 186 194 179 203

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - - - - -
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - -
Chemical Engineering - - - - - - - - - -
Chemistry 266 - - - 286 289 - 301-350 301-350 301-350
Civil Engineering 284 279 - - - - - - 401-450 401-450
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - -
Computer Science - - - - - - - 401-450 451-500 401-450
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - -
Electrical Engineering - - - - - - - - - -
Environment / Ecology - 112 161 142 140 148 173 187 190 236
Geosciences 183 215 160 153 177 187 211 189 199 209
Immunology - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science - - - - - - - - - -
Mathematics - 205 282 - - - - 354 351-400 351-400
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - - -
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - -
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - 190 122 200 244 228 216 227 277
Physics 233 234 252 199 222 254 232 254 275 240
Plant & Animal Science - 193 204 243 267 279 249 253 250 267
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 92
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - -
Space Science - - - - - - - - - -