Kansas Colleges and Universities
Kansas may be the Great Plains state, but it's also home to bustling cities and lively college towns. Kansas City and its populous suburb of Overland Park comprise the largest urban area in the state, offering world-class museums, music clubs, restaurants, and recreational facilities to its many residents. Other large cities offering shopping, entertainment, and other diversions include Wichita and the state capital of Topeka.
Lawrence is the state's most lively college town, home to the University of Kansas (founded in 1866) and nearly 100,000 residents. Lawrence is also home to the world-renowned Spencer Museum of Art. Manhattan is host to Kansas State University, the state's second-largest university. In addition to a large number of state-supporting junior colleges, Kansas is host to private schools, including Bethel College, located in North Newton, and Lindsborg's Bethany College.
Total Number of Kansas Schools: 96
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