Best Medical Schools in Kansas

By | April 29, 2018

Welcome to Kansas best medical schools. Our rankings are based on alumni reviews, research scores received, peer institution assessment and admissions statistics including averaged MCAT scores, undergraduate GPA as well as acceptance rates. Below we list top medical schools in Kansas that are top ranked nationally. You can find tuition cost, total enrollment and composite MCAT score for each school.

  • TIMEDICTIONARY: Overview of major cities and towns in Kansas. Includes history, population and geographical map of Kansas.

Best Medical Schools in Kansas

National Ranking Best Medical Programs
72 University of Kansas Medical Center (Kansas City, KS)
Acceptance rate: 8.9%
MCAT composite score: 9.7
Tuition: Full-time: $27,724 (in-state), Full-time: $49,166 (out-of-state)
Average undergraduate GPA: 3.68
Total medical school enrollment: 743
Full-time faculty-student ratio: 1.1:1
NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions): $76.9University of Kansas Medical Center

Population of Kansas

About 2,870,000 people live in the state of Kansas (thirty-third most populous among the US states). The average population density in the “Sunflower State” is about 13.5 people per km 2 (40th place in the USA).

The largest cities in Kansas are Wichita (Wichita, about 385,000 residents), Overland Park (about 175,000 residents), Kansas City (about 150,000 residents), the state capital of Topeka (Topeka, about 130,000 residents) and Olase (about 125 000 residents).

The largest metropolitan area of ​​Kansas was formed around Kansas City (as well as Overland Park and Kansas City in the neighboring state of Missouri), about 2,050,000 people live here (twenty-ninth place in the list of US metropolitan areas). Large urban agglomerations have also grown around Wichita (about 650,000 people), Topeka (about 235,000 people) and the city of Manhattan (about 130,000 people).

The racial composition of the population of Kansas:

  • White – 83.8%
  • Black (African American) – 5.9%
  • Asians – 2.4%
  • Native Americans (Indians or Eskimos of Alaska) – about 1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Oceanian – less than 0.1%
  • Other races – 3.9%
  • Two or more races – 3%
  • Hispanic or Latino (of any race) – about 10.5%

The largest ethnic (national) groups among the population of the state of Kansas:

  • Germans – 34%
  • Irish – 14.4%
  • English – 13%
  • French (and French Canadians) – 4%
  • Dutch – 2.6%
  • Swedes – 2.5%
  • Scots-Irish – 2.2%
  • Scots – 2%
  • Italians – 1.8%
  • Poles – 1.5%
  • Russians – 0.9%

The largest population groups in the state of Kansas by religion:

  • Christians – about 86%, including:
    • Protestants – about 54%, including:
      • Methodists – about 13.5%
      • Baptists – about 13%
      • Lutherans – about 6%
    • Catholics – about 29%
    • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) – about 2%
  • Jews – about 2%
  • Atheists – about 9%