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Why KU Edwards Campus?

The KU Edwards Campus provides a world-renowned KU education to the Kansas City community and beyond. Offering programs in direct response to workforce needs ensures students receive relevant, timely knowledge to jumpstart, advance or change careers. In turn, local employers gain high quality talent.

Review these figures to discover a bit more about the KU Edwards Campus. Fill out the contact form to learn more and speak with a student success coach who will build your personalized roadmap to reach your career goals.

The Edwards Campus has contributed more than $450 million to the Johnson County economy since opening in 1993.

Ranked #1 in 2019 KU's public administration program among the best in the nation.

Ranked #1 in 2021, U.S. News & World Report recognizes KU's public administration program among the best in the nation.

Ranked #2 in 2019, U.S. News & World Report recognizes KU's special education program among the best in the nation

Ranked #2 in 2021, U.S. News & World Report recognizes KU's special education program among the best in the nation.

In 2021, Military Times recognized KU as the #1 Best for Vets Colleges in the central region and #13 of all public institutions. KU ranked 5th nationally among R1 institutions in the 2021 "Military Friendly Schools" survey.

U.S. News & World Report ranked the University of Kansas as #17 overall in 2021. Schools are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence.

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recognizes KU for excellence in community college transfer pathways

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society recognizes KU for excellence in community college transfer pathways.

Get to know our students

Adult learners and working professionals have unique needs, challenges and situations. Juggling multiple professional and personal commitments, flexible educational opportunities are a must. The KU Edwards Campus offers more than 80 degree and certificate programs, helping our students and graduates achieve diverse career goals. With evening classes, online courses and in-person instruction, students are able to integrate furthering their education into their already busy lives.

The KU Edwards Campus knows adult learners. Here’s a brief overview to get to know your peers on campus.

Work status
Pell Grants
200 plus pay in-state tuition with MetroKC Rate annually

* Data from KU Analytics and Institutional Resource and 2017-2018 student and alumni surveys.

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