KU Medical Center Fast Facts
The University of Kansas Medical Center serves Kansas through excellence in education, research, patient care and community engagement.
The KU Medical Center main campus at the corner of 39th Street and Rainbow Avenue in Kansas City, Kan., consists of the University of Kansas School of Health Professions, School of Medicine and School of Nursing, as well as The University of Kansas Hospital, which is a separate entity run by The University of Kansas Health System.
KU Medical Center is home to The University of Kansas Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, as well as a National Institutes of Health-designated Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.
It is also one of 60 institutions in the national Clinical and Translational Science Award consortium, where researchers are working to speed up basic-science discoveries into cures and treatments.
Total number of students, fall 2023: 3,886
School of Medicine: 2,470
M.D. program: 830
M.D.-Ph.D. program: 38
Graduate medical education: 939
Graduate programs: 410
Other trainees: 253
School of Nursing: 589
Undergraduate programs: 390
Graduate programs: 199
School of Health Professions: 792
Undergraduate programs: 105
Graduate programs: 658
Other programs: 29
Interdisciplinary and other programs: 35
Federal funding for research
National Institutes of Health funding for research at KU Medical Center:
Fiscal year 2022: $80,030,942
Fiscal year 2021: $71,611,090
Fiscal year 2020: $77,014,486
Fiscal year 2019: $71,074,759
Fiscal year 2017: $52,782,659
Total employees, fall 2022: 5,160
Full-time faculty: 1,378
- School of Medicine: 1,252
- School of Nursing: 49
- School of Health Professions: 77
Part-time faculty: 206
Volunteer faculty affiliates: 2,483View Faculty and Staff Data
KU Medical Center activities throughout Kansas
The University of Kansas Medical Center works with communities in every county in Kansas.
Kansas City campus facts
- 41 acres
- 46 buildings
- 2.4 million square feet
- Oldest building: Murphy Hall, 1924
- Newest building: Health Education Building, 2017
More detailed information is available from the KU Medical Center Office of Enterprise Analytics.