KU Fact Sheets

KU and the economy - Fact Sheet
University of Kansas researchers don’t just make discoveries that change the world. ... They make discoveries that create jobs for Kansans and prosperity for our state.
Monday, 2/1/2021

KU's historic FY22 budget shortfall - Fact Sheet
KU faces a projected budget shortfall of $74.6 million — which could worsen if additional state funding cuts are enacted during the legislative session.
Monday, 2/1/2021

KU's two priorities for the 2021 legislative session - Fact Sheet
The University of Kansas is calling on Kansas legislators to 1) provide stable funding for KU consistent with the previous year’s appropriation and 2) renew the Kansas Engineering Initiative Act.
Monday, 2/1/2021

History of state funding for KU (2002-2020) - Fact Sheet
State funding for KU is now below 2008 levels.
Monday, 2/1/2021


One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
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