The Kansas Board of Regents governs or oversees thirty-seven public institutions. It also empowers numerous private and non-governmental institutions to operate in the state.
In the fall of 2009, the state's six public universities reported a total of 93,307 students, more than a quarter of whom were non-resident students and over one-seventh
Among the state-funded universities, the University of Kansas (KU), with 26,826 at the Lawrence campus, the KU Edwards campus at Overland Park, and the Public Management
Center (formerly Capitol Complex) at Topeka, is the largest study site. The total number of university enrollments, including the KU Medical Center, was 30,004. About 31% were