The University of Kansas, then and now
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1885
2016
Total number of students
521   (309 male, 212 female)
28,000   (14,000 male, 14,000 female)
Endowment
$145,000
$ 1.86 billion
Average yearly tuition for students
$8.50 $10,500
Salary of Chancellor $3,000 $492,000
Annual state appropriations
$28,250 $241,000,000
Annual salary of full professor $1,650 $125,000
Typical hours per week in class required for each instructor 20 12
Library budget for year $500 $23,000,000
Number of volumes in library 500 4,300,000
June 12, 2016