KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway recently spoke of KU as one of the top 30 or 40 universities in the country. Where'd he get that information?
Overall, KU has 20 programs that are ranked among the top 30 in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report magazine, including two graduate programs that ranked as No. 1 and five in the Top 10.
Other notable rankings:
KU ranks eighth in the country among public universities in the enrollment of new National Merit scholars,
In U.S. News' annual "America's Best Colleges" (fall 2000), KU ranked 42nd among the nation's top 147 public institutions.