Friends University

*Tuition is only an estimate and actual rates may vary.
Please contact the campus for more details.

State:
Kansas
Sector:
Private
Enrollment:
1,600
Undergraduate Tuition:
$15,821
Estimated Undergraduate MSEP tuition*:
$14,239
This Institution offers an MSEP discount
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In Kansas, all students participating in the Midwest Student Exchange Program must reside in Indiana, Missouri, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio or Wisconsin.

Requirements for incoming traditional undergraduate freshmen, transfers and adult undergraduate freshmen and transfers:

  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student
    • Traditional undergraduates and adult undergraduates are considered full-time by taking at least 12 credit hours per semester
  • Must be a new student to Friends University
  • Must be enrolling for the 2022-2023 academic year
  • Must apply by May 1
  • Majors in all undergraduate programs (both traditional and adult)
  • Must meet Friends admission criteria

To apply for the Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) at Friends University, students must submit the application for admission/scholarships at friends.edu/apply.

Friends Admission Criteria

Traditional Undergraduates

  • Freshmen and transfers (15+ credit hours) must have a 2.0+ GPA
  • Freshmen must have an 18 ACT score or comparable SAT score

Adult Undergraduates

  • Must have a 2.0+ GPA or a GED composite score of 50+ (if earned prior to 1/1/02) or an average of 450+ (if earned after 1/1/02)
  • Transfers (24+ attempted credit hours excluding withdrawals) must have a C average (2.0 GPA) for all transfer work attempted, be in good standing at the last college or university attended and provide college transcripts from all regionally accredited colleges where he or she previously attended prior to admission.

**Award: 10% tuition reduction scholarship for up to four years. The reduced tuition scholarship applies to new-to-Friends students only enrolling during the 2020-2021 academic year.

**Students receiving an athletic or fine arts scholarship are excluded from the MSEP program**

Tuition Rates Explained

Traditional Student Undergraduate Tuition

  • Approximately $15,821 per semester
  • 100% of our traditional undergraduate receive scholarships. 
  • MSEP rate decreases tuition to $14,239 per semester

Adult Undergraduate Tuition

  • $395 per credit hour
  • The MSEP rate decreases the cost to $356 per credit hour.

Programs Offered

Traditional undergraduate programs:

  • Accounting
  • Art
  • Art Education (Grades PreK - 12)
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biology Education
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Christian Formation and Ministry 
  • Communications
  • Computer Science and Information Systems
  • Conservation Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cyber Security
  • Elementary Education (Grades K-6)
  • English
  • English/Drama
  • English and Language Arts Education, Secondary Education (Grades 6-12)
  • English Education
  • Finance
  • General Music Education (Grades PreK-12)
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health Management
  • Health Sciences
  • History and Politics
  • Human Services-Psychology
  • Instrumental Music Education (Grades PreK-12)
  • International Business
  • Liberal Studies (Bachelor of Arts)
  • Liberal Studies (Bachelor of Science)
  • Marketing
  • Math Education, Secondary Education (Grades 6-12)
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music
  • Music Performance
  • Music Theatre
  • Physical Education Teacher Education (Grades PreK-12)
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Religion and Philosophy
  • Sociology and Social Service
  • Spanish
  • Spanish Education (Grades PreK-12)
  • Speech and Theatre Education, Secondary Education (Grades 6 - 12)
  • Theatre
  • Vocal Music Education (Grades PreK-12)
  • Zoo Science

Adult undergraduate programs:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cyber Security
  • Elementary Education
  • General Studies
  • Psychology
  • Strategic Leadership