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The University of Kansas, often referred to as KU or Kansas, is a public research university in the U.S. state of Kansas. The main campus in Lawrence, one of the largest college towns in Kansas, is on Mount Oread, the highest elevation in Lawrence. Two branch campuses are in the Kansas City metropolitan area: the Edwards Campus in Overland Park, and the university\'s medical school and hospital in Kansas City. There are also educational and research sites in Parsons, Topeka, Garden City, Hays, and Leavenworth, and branches of the medical school in Wichita and Salina. The University is one of the 62 members of the Association of American Universities.
Motto: "I shall see this great sight, why the bush does not burn"
Endowment: $1.86 billion
Administrative staff: 2,663
Students: 28,091 total (fall 2015)
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