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university of kansas

public, coeducational institution of higher learning with a main campus in Lawrence, Kan., U.S. Its Medical Center campus is in Kansas City, and there is also a medical campus in Wichita. The university includes the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and 12 schools offering study in such areas as law, engineering, business, architecture, and pharmacy. The Medical Center consists of the Schools of Allied Health, Medicine, and Nursing. The university offers a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs. Research facilities include the Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, the Bureau of Child Research, the Center for Environmental Health, the Tertiary Oil Recovery Project, and a space technology centre. Total enrollment is approximately 28,000.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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