The University of Kansas (KU) is a public research university. Its main campus is in Lawrence, Kansas. It has several satellite campuses, research and education centers, medical centers, and classes in Kansas. The Kansas City metropolitan area on the Kansas side has two branch campuses: the University School of Medicine and Hospital in Kansas City, the Edwards campus in Overland Park, the hospital and research center in Topeka, the state capital, and the hospital and research center in the sea. S. There are also educational and research sites in Garden City, Hayes, Leavenworth, Parsons and Topeka, agricultural education centers in rural areas of North Douglas County, and medical schools in Salina and Wichita mechanism. The university is a member of the American Association of Universities and is classified as “R1: Doctoral University-research activities are very active”.
Established on March 21, 1865, the university was opened in 1866 in accordance with the charter granted by the Kansas legislature in 1864 and the legislation passed in 1863 in accordance with the state constitution, which became the 34th in 1861 after adopting the territory of Kansas. State, merged into the Union. The controversy about Kansas’ establishment as a free or slave country before joining the Union triggered an internal civil war, which was called the “Blooded Kansas” in the 1850s.
In 2016, the Lawrence and Edwards campuses had 28,401 students; KU Medical Center enrolled 3,383 students, and these three campuses recruited 28,091 students. In the fall of 2015, the university employed a total of 2,814 faculty members.
The Kansas State sports team participated in the Jayhawks team, became a member of the NCAA Division I competition, and participated in the Big 12 conference. They are engaged in 16 college sports, as well as club-level sports of ice hockey, rugby and men’s volleyball.