Friends University is dedicated to offering scholarship opportunities to support students in obtaining a college degree.* The University is pleased to expand the scholarships available to specific career fields.     Teaching Opportunity Program (TOP): TOP provides opportunities for individuals to pursue a career in K-12 education by providing funding, mentoring, and career guidance to students who enter one of the teacher education programs at Friends University. Apply here.  Christian Spiritual […]

U.S. News and World Report recently released the 2022-2023 U.S. News Best Colleges Rankings. Friends University is part of the Regional Universities – Midwest category with both public and private universities and was ranked in the following categories.  Friends University is ranked #14 for Campus Ethnic Diversity  Friends University is ranked #24 for our percent of classes under 20 […]

Friends University’s traditional undergraduate student enrollment continues to carry the momentum of record-breaking enrollment numbers from the last two years. Traditional undergraduate students typically include students between the ages of 18 and 23 years of age who have enrolled in college after graduating high school.   Total traditional student enrollment which includes new students, returning students and transfer students saw a five percent increase from fall 2021.    The fall 2022 semester sees over 1,000 students on campus with 856 traditional […]

Friends University is pleased to celebrate a $1 Million investment in technology, labs and cyber scholarships with an open house at the Olive White Garvey Business and Technology Building (BTB) on Sept. 9 at 3 p.m. Senator Jerry Moran will be on hand to give remarks about the future of cyber security in Kansas and what support from the Department of Education could mean for both Butler […]

Friends University is pleased to welcome the following new faculty to campus this fall.   Michael Ceramella  Michael Ceramella is the new Assistant Professor of Finance. He holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a Bachelor of Administration in Finance from Holy Cross College. Ceramella previously served as an attorney at Pepper, Hamilton and Scheetz and […]

The college is recognized for excelling in the areas of student engagement, teaching, community, and successful outcomes.  Wichita, KS: — Friends University has been recognized for its honorable commitment to helping undergraduate students learn, grow, and succeed by Colleges of Distinction, a unique guide for college-bound students. Friends University has been named a 2022-2023 College of Distinction, Kansas […]

In the fall of 2019, Friends University adopted a statewide policy to make transferring from any Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) community college easier for students. Friends is pleased to showcase a new updated Transfer Equivalency List for transfer students allowing for an easier transfer opportunity. The statewide policy allows individuals entering Friends University with AA/AS degrees from KBOR community colleges […]