Social & Behavioral Sciences

Through study in Social & Behavioral Sciences, students are enabled to prepare healthier citizens, teach people to effectively manage organizations, and support effective participation in society. Options abound in communication, language practice, discourse traditions, wise and fair use of resources, civic literacy, sustainable communities, economic policy, and childhood health.

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KU offers courses in 40 languages
No. 1 ranking in city management and urban policy —U.S. News and World Report
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times