Friends University is offering summer school classes for both traditional undergraduate students through the College of Business, Arts, Sciences and Education and non-traditional undergraduates in the College of Graduate and Professional Studies. General education classes will be offered at a reduced rate of $175 per credit hour during the summer. Major classes will be offered at a rate of $250 per […]

Friends University is excited to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new addition to the William Penn Science Building that will house the new $2 Million mechanical engineering and visual arts labs. The groundbreaking ceremony will take place on Friday, Feb. 24 at 3:30 p.m. beginning in the Edmund Stanley Library and moving outside.   The mechanical engineering labs will provide two […]

Adults wishing to complete a bachelor’s or master’s degree are invited to attend the Friends University virtual enrollment day on Thursday, March 9 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. An R.S.V.P. for this event is requested.   Now is the time to get started! Friends University is offering a $1,050* scholarship for new spring 2023 adult undergraduate students starting class March 20 and wishing to complete […]

Wichita, Kan. – Friends University is pleased to announce this year’s 30th annual Jazz Festival will take place Feb. 17-18. The tradition continues with Program Director of Jazz and Assistant Professor of Music Dr. Nicholas Schroeder. “Friends University has a rich history of exceptional musicianship from students and guest artists which has always been on […]

Several online master’s programs offered by Friends University have earned national rankings from U.S. News & World Reports’ Best Online Programs. The 2023 national rankings for Friends University were published on the U.S. News & World Report website. Friends University online programs that are ranked in the following categories include: Best Online Bachelor in BusinessThe […]

Friends University is delighted to announce that after successful fundraising efforts, through the generosity of donors, alumni and various foundations, we have met our $7 million goal to renovate and expand the Riney Fine Arts Center. This includes a $600,000 matching grant from the Mabee Foundation. Along with the recent $2.5 million Garvey Center renovation, this ambitious […]

Wichita, KS- Friends University advances to nationals in the National Opera Association (NOA) Collegiate Opera Scenes Competition – Division I for the third consecutive year!  National finalists represent the top four entries in the undergraduate category in the nation.   The winning scene is from the 2022 spring production of The Old Maid and the Thief by Gian Carlo Menotti. It was performed by Friends […]

Wichita, Kan. – Over 20 Friends University voice students recently competed in the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) West Central Region Student Auditions at Colorado State University. They competed against college and university students representing a four-state area including Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado and Wyoming. For the sixth year in a row, Friends University had the most finalists of any private school in the region and, for the first time, the most of any university in Kansas! […]