You can afford not to settle.
The decision to attend college is a decision to invest in your future. You are your greatest asset, and whether you plan to begin your college career after high school, complete your bachelor’s degree as an adult, or earn a graduate degree, Friends University is committed to helping you flourish.
As with any investment, you want to make certain you are getting the greatest outcome for your dollar. In a comparison of the 29 four-year colleges and universities in Kansas, Friends University had the sixth highest Salary after Attending.* In addition to this, Friends University was named #44 on the list of Best Risk-Reward for College Students released in the 2016 College Risk-Reward Indicator (CRRI) study. This study defines risk as the average student loan debt per graduate. They define reward as the average early career pay, or the median salary for alumni with 0-5 years of experience. The full results of the study can be found here: College Risk Reward Indicator. And in addition to that – Friends University was listed by Value Colleges as being #37 on their list of the Top 50 Universities with the Lowest Debt! The value of a Friends education is proven with the earnings of our graduates.
Every student comes from a different background, each with his/her own story and set of strengths and challenges. At Friends University, we pride ourselves on helping students find their purpose and do so within their unique budgets. You can make it happen, and we will walk you through every step of the process.
*Salary after Attending as defined by the College Scorecard: “The median earnings of former students, who received federal financial aid, at 10 years after entering school.”
The myth that all students attending private colleges have a higher family income has been dispelled! Studies from the Council of Independent Colleges show that more than half of students attending private schools like Friends University come from families with a median household income or less. View the Student Enrollment by Family Income Level PDF for a full breakdown of student enrollment by family income level.
Our published tuition and fees only tell a part of the Friends affordability story. With 100 percent of our traditional students receiving some form of financial aid, a degree from Friends is truly affordable.
Undergraduate – Incoming Freshmen
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By utilizing our calculators, you can estimate your costs and financial aid eligibility. Our financial aid packages include grants, scholarships and loans from a variety of sources such as the federal and state government and Friends University.
Rental texts offer discounts of up to 80 percent compared to purchasing new.
Price Match gives you confidence that Friends University Bookstore is providing access to all required course materials at the lowest price possible. If you find course material that you purchased at the campus store advertised at a lower price from a competing retailer, you are eligible to receive the difference from the campus store. Price Match allows you to apply price match funds to supplies of other needed materials available at the campus store.