University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at KU says, "By completing the KU Core, the successful graduate will acquire essential skills, build a broad background of knowledge, have a stronger appreciation for cultural and global diversity, cultivate ethical integrity, and generate the capacity and opportunity to blend and create ideas." [Source]

  • Website:
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:19,343
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:37%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$10,825 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$26,659 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


    See Note

    No credit given for composition because the "Communication" requirement may be satisfied by topic courses in a range of disciplines that do not focus primarily on expository writing instruction.

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics


    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because students may test out of the "Critical Thinking and Quantitative Literacy Requirement" through SAT or ACT scores.

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 06/29/2016


Grading is based on a detailed review of the latest online course catalogs.
View the rating criteria »


FIRE Speech Code School Rating

what is this?
  • Share
School Image

Signup to Receive ACTA's Newsletter & Email Updates