University of Kansas is a four-year public research university located in Lawrence, Kansas, at Mount Oread, the highest point in the state. KU is the largest college in Kansas, and has other campuses located in Lawrence, Wichita, Overland Park, Salina, and Kansas City. The University was opened in 1866 after a charter was granted by the Kansas Legislature in 1864. The University of Kansas Cancer Center is the state's only designated National Cancer Institute.
University of Kansas offers bachelor’s degrees, certificates, master’s degrees, and doctor’s degrees. KU has 13 schools with more than 345 degree programs in 200 fields. Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, weekend, and online.