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College is an investment that pays you back. A degree from Friends gives you even more for your investment—with returns for a lifetime.

Start your future at Friends.

High Salaries for Friends’ graduates

In a comparison of the 29 four-year colleges and universities in Kansas, Friends University had the sixth highest Salary after Attending.*

Low Debt For Graduates

Friends University was listed by Value Colleges as #37 in the Top 50 Universities with the Lowest Debt!

More Grants Awarded to Private College Students

Studies from the Council of Independent Colleges show that private colleges award 3x more grants than public universities and students from private colleges receive far more financial aid than those attending public universities.

*Salary after Attending as defined by the College Scorecard: “The median earnings of former students, who received federal financial aid, at 10 years after entering school.”

Financial Aid Assistance

Scholarships and Cost Reduction

Friends University makes private education affordable. Discover scholarships, grants, and other forms of financial aid that reduce the cost of attending.  100% of Traditional Students Receive Financial Aid

Financial Aid

Types of financial aid available throughout a student’s education experience include loans, grants and scholarships from the state and federal governments, as well as Friends University. An abundance of financial aid information, resources and applications are available to students at all education levels, including incoming freshmen, transfer students, returning undergraduates and graduate students.

Institutional Scholarships

Friends offers many academic, athletic, fine arts and extracurricular scholarships and grants.

Outside Scholarships

Thousands of outside scholarship opportunities remain unused due to lack of applications. Finding a scholarship specific to your situation may result in significant benefits.

Fine Arts Scholarships

Your talent and dedication to your craft won’t be overlooked at Friends. Our College of Fine Arts offers a variety of scholarships to students who excel in their respective arts disciplines.

Tuition Discount Policies for Adult Undergraduate and Graduate Students

We are pleased to offer numerous discounts for non-traditional undergraduate and graduate students from various businesses, the military and other organizations.

Credit for Prior Learning

Credits from previous education, including professional or technical studies, may shorten your time of enrollment and reduce the cost of earning a degree.

Veteran & Military Services

You have earned the GI Bill® benefits by serving our country. As a Military Friendly School, Friends University is recognized for dedication to helping veterans achieve educational goals.

College Level Exam Program (CLEP)

Developed by the College Board, CLEP is the most widely accepted credit-by-examination program, with 33 exams. Through CLEP, you receive college credit for what you already know, at a fraction of the cost.

Cost Info

Financial Aid is only part of the Friends affordability story. Because we are committed to accessibility in private education, our tuition and expenses are competitive with comparable colleges and universities.

Undergraduate – Incoming Freshmen
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Undergraduate – Transfer Students
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Adult Undergraduate
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