The University of Kansas is a major public comprehensive research and teaching university fully accredited by the North Central Association/Higher Learning Commission. KU offers the highest-quality academic programs (142 bachelor, 129 masters, and 101 doctorate and professional degree programs.) The academic programs are supported by 12 libraries and several museums, including art and natural history. The university has undergraduate programs in architecture, art, business, design, education, engineering, health professions, journalism, liberal arts, music, nursing, pharmacy, and social welfare. Over 40 languages are taught. The student population is over 19% minority and comes from all 50 US states and 108 countries. The university has over 2800 faculty. The Applied English Center is fully accredited by CEA. The university provides a full range of student services, on-campus housing, and many part-time employment opportunities. There are endless opportunities at the university, tuition/fees and housing costs are reasonable, and a degree from the University of Kansas is accepted at all graduate schools in the world.