KU Fact Books

Common Data Set (CDS)

The Common Data Set provides answers to many frequency asked questions by prospective students and their parents. It is also a means to easily compare institutions with their peers. The Common Data Set initiative is a collaborative effort among data providers in the higher education community and publishers as represented by the College Board, Peterson's, and U.S. News & World Report. 

Interactive Fact Book

The Interactive Fact Book uses Tableau to create interactive workbooks that focus on enrollment, degrees, student credit hour, tuition & fees, retention & graduation, as well as historical trend tables. 

KU Profiles

KU Profiles is the fact book for the University of Kansas. This resource is a compilation of basic facts and frequently requested current and historical infomation about the University.

Kansas Board of Regents

Kansas DegreeStats

Kansas DegreeStats is an interactive online tool to review cost and earnings data from real graduates for each undergraduate degree program offered at a public university or college in Kansas. 

Kansas Higher Education Statistics (KHEStats)

Kansas Higher Education Statistics provides access to a variety of metrics for the public higher education system statewide as a whole, by institution type, or for a specific institution.

State University Data Book

The Data Book includes key facts about higher education in Kansas, along with profiles for each which include data on finance, tuition and fees, students, outcomes, and faculty and staff.

U.S. Department of Education

National Center for Statistics (NCES) College Navigator

College Navigator is a free consumer information tool providing selected IPEDS data to help students, parents, high school counselors, and others get information about over 7000 colleges and universities in the United States.

University of Kansas College Scorecard

The U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard is an online tool for consumers to compare the cost and value of higher education institutions in the United States.


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Survey Calendar
  • National College Health Assessment (NCHA)

    April 2019
    Sample of KU students

    Surveys students on their habits, behaviors, and perceptions of a broad range of health topics. These data provide essential information for the creation and evaluation of campus programs that promote health and student success. 

  • PhD Career Pathways Survey

    Spring 2019
    PhD students from select departments

    Fall 2019

    Collect data regarding the career pathways of PhDs that can be used to improve the educational experiences and career preparation of students.

  • KU Graduate Student Survey

    Spring 2020
    All graduate students

    Collect information from graduate students about their experience at KU.

  • KU Senior Survey

    Spring 2020
    All seniors

    Collect information about the student experience at KU from seniors.