Friends University Graduate Schools

Friends University (referred to as Friends) is a Private, 4 years school located in Wichita, KS. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Friends University is $11,988 in average. The school has 570 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,926 including undergraduate students.

Friends University Graduate School Overview

Friends University (referred to as Friends) is a Private, 4 years school located in Wichita, KS. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1951 - Current).
Friends Directory Information
School NameFriends University (Friends)
Address2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, KS 67213
Phone316-295-5000
Webhttps://www.friends.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.friends.edu/admissions/apply-to-friends
Financial Infohttps://www.friends.edu/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Friends University is $11,988 in average. The school has 570 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 1,926 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 12 graduate programs through Master's. Among them, 6 programs are available online classes.
Friends Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$11,988
Student Population570
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's
Number of Programs12 graduate programs
(6 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Friends University is $11,988 in average for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $636. Friends University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Friends 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$11,448
Required Fees$540
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$636
Friends University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Friends
Distance Learning (Online Classes)6 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Friends University is $11,988. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 4.72% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$10,637-
2018-2019$10,638-
2019-2020$11,358-
2020-2021$11,448-
2021-2022$11,448$540
The graduate school tuition & fees of Friends is average compared to private graduate schools in Kansas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the Kansas graduate tuition is $18,983 (public) / $10,771 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Friends University$11,988
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Kansas Graduate Schools$8,703$12,554
Public$8,703$18,983
Private$10,771
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $12,689 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Friends University. On-campus living costs are increased by 0.12% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,987. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.47% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$7,740$4,000$7,740$4,000
2018-2019$7,972$4,000$7,972$4,000
2019-2020$7,980$4,000$7,980$4,000
2020-2021$8,350$4,324$8,350$4,324
2021-2022$7,494$5,195$7,792$5,195
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $636 at Friends University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$591
2018-2019$591
2019-2020$631
2020-2021$636
2021-2022$636

Graduate Programs at Friends

Friends University offers 8 graduate programs for Master's. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 234 students have completed their study at Friends University.
Offered Degrees at Friends University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree86234
Total86234
The most popular program at Friends University is the Business Administration and Management program and last year 89 students have earned/completed their degree program.
Friends University offers 8 programs through Master's. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 234 students have completed their graduate studies.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 17 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance6-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management (other)11-
Education [+] (4 completers) 37 completers-
Education0-
Special Education and Teaching7-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels30-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Christian Studies0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 87 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management29-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling58-
Business [+] 89 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management89$55,900
Total234

Graduate Student Population at Friends

For academic year 2021-2022, total 582 students enrolled into Friends University graduate schools where it has total 1,926 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 146 full-time and 436 part-time graduate students. By gender, 187 male and 395 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total582187395
Full-time14634112
Part-tme436153283
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 392 White (67.35%), 36 Black/African American (6.19%), 48 Hispanic (8.25%), 24 Asian (4.12%), and 82 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total582187395
American Indian/Native American716
Asian24159
Black/African American361224
Hispanic482028
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander321
White392118274
Two More000
Un-Known721953
Non-resident Alien000
Friends University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 141 graduate students (24.23% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 81 graduate students (13.92% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total582
Enrolled Online Exclusively141
Enrolled Some Online Courses81
Not in Online Courses360

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