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So you're from Lawrence, KS?

Fortunately for you, Lawrence, KS offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Lawrence College and University Demographics

There are 233 degree and certificate programs in disciplines such as music therapy/therapist, journalism and higher education/higher education administration offered at Lawrence's 4 colleges and universities for you to choose from.

The top-ranked school in Lawrence is Z Hair Academy, with a student population of 43. In 2010, Z Hair Academy was ranked 55th in the nation. Amongst students at Z Hair Academy, the most popular area of study is Beauty.

Tuition

On average, colleges and universities in Lawrence schools charge students $5,720 per year in tuition fees. The Lawrence school charging the highest tuition rates is Pinnacle Career Institute, which charges students $13,715 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Lawrence is at Haskell Indian Nations University, which charges students $430 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, students at Lawrence colleges received an estimated $67,572,142 in financial aid. Of this aid, $60,432,828 was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Lawrence was University of Kansas, which gave students $39,864,018 in institutional financial aid.

Lawrence Student Demographics

Approximately 14% of Kansas students were enrolled in Lawrence colleges in 2010. That is 30,472 students. The school with the highest number of student enrolled in Lawrence was University of Kansas, with 29,242 students. Z Hair Academy, with only 43 students, had the lowest total enrollment in Lawrence.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 73% of students who enroll as first year students at Lawrence schools return to complete their second year. The graduation rate for Lawrence schools is approximately 69%. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Z Hair Academy has a graduation rate of 100%, while Haskell Indian Nations University has a graduation rate of 30%.

Diversity

Approximately 52% of students enrolled in Lawrence schools are female. 100% of Lawrence college students are older than 24 years. In 2009, 27 in 100 college students in Lawrence identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority. Haskell Indian Nations University had the highest percentage of diverse students in Lawrence, with 100% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background.

Lawrence Faculty Demographics

Lawrence schools had 495 faculty members in 2010. 39% of faculty members at Lawrence schools were female. 16% of them identified themselves as being racially or ethnically diverse.

Lawrence schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 69 in 2009. B Street Design-School of Internationl Hair Styling-Wichita had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Lawrence.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 1,450 $22,640 $25,000 -6.5%
2
Office Clerks, General 1,030 $23,780 $28,240 -18.3%
3
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 640 $34,980 $45,860 -8.6%
4
Registered Nurses 620 $51,610 $67,720 12.7%
5
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 610 $40,620 $54,330
6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 580 $30,490 $35,340 -31.0%
7
General and Operations Managers 570 $90,440 $113,100 1.8%
8
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 570 $27,440 $32,000 1.8%
9
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 540 $37,560 $39,890 -16.9%
10
Cooks, Restaurant 430 $18,060 $23,260 -8.5%
11
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 410 $39,150 $50,770 -26.8%
12
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 390 $23,020 $25,140 62.5%
13
Cooks, Fast Food 390 $17,350 $18,540
14
Accountants and Auditors 380 $56,390 $68,960 26.7%
15
Carpenters 330 $39,030 $43,890 -40.0%
16
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 310 $22,860 $24,180 19.2%
17
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 280 $42,070 $54,880
18
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 260 $32,880 $38,200 85.7%
19
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 250 $22,960 $26,510 -13.8%
20
Coaches and Scouts 220 $21,880 $35,950 29.4%
21
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 200 $26,800 $35,920 -9.1%
22
Security Guards 200 $27,140 $26,870
23
Construction Laborers 180 $27,840 $33,590 -30.8%
24
Computer Programmers 170 $63,350 $74,900
25
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 140 $37,300 $29,200 -6.7%
26
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 130 $57,180 $62,260 -53.6%
27
Chief Executives 130 $132,880 $173,350 8.3%
28
Lawyers 130 $86,890 $129,440 0.0%
29
Financial Managers 130 $80,660 $116,970 18.2%
30
Dental Assistants 120 $33,240 $34,140 20.0%
31
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 120 $50,440 $55,970
32
Billing and Posting Clerks 120 $30,220 $33,270 0.0%
33
Loan Officers 120 $45,660 $65,900 100.0%
34
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 110 $33,440 $62,400 266.7%
35
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 110 $36,910 $41,360 -15.4%
36
Electricians 110 $39,500 $51,810 -35.3%
37
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 100 $213,040 $180,870
38
Graphic Designers 100 $34,060 $48,140 -52.4%
39
Medical Assistants 90 $28,040 $29,760 28.6%
40
Administrative Services Managers 90 $55,710 $84,390
41
Home Health Aides 90 $21,710 $21,760
42
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 90 $19,320 $22,070
43
Advertising Sales Agents 90 $31,450 $55,020
44
Medical Secretaries 90 $30,620 $31,820 0.0%
45
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 90 $32,150 $44,860 -25.0%
46
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers 90 $41,430 $57,510 125.0%
47
Legal Secretaries 80 $29,500 $43,270
48
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 80 $33,210 $38,430 14.3%
49
Medical and Health Services Managers 70 $81,700 $93,670 16.7%
50
Management Analysts 70 $93,080 $87,260 -41.7%