Wichita State University

Wichita, Kansas

Wichita State University Overview

Student population

Address1845 N. Fairmount
Wichita, KS
School Websitewww.wichita.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Wichita State University is a mid-size public, 4-year college based in Wichita, Kansas that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 5,799 students applied to Wichita State University. Of those students, 5,596 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Wichita State University was $6,708, in addition to fees of $1,562. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Wichita State University.

Wichita State University has a 47% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Wichita State University Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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The Wichita State University acceptance rate is 96%. To put this into perspective, 5,596 of the 5,799 students who applied to Wichita State University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Wichita State University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Wichita State University had an SAT score between the range of 1,050 and 1,290. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Wichita State University was between 20 and 26 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Wichita State University as part of their application.

Wichita State University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Wichita State University, the tuition for in-state residents is $6,708. Combined with fees of $1,562, room and board costs of $11,252, other expenses of $3,270 and the $1,250 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $17,452 in tuition.

Students at Wichita State University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Wichita State University was $4,298 last year, with 39% of students being awarded federal aid.

Wichita State University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio19:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Wichita State University.

Wichita State University has a good gender split, with 55% of undergraduates being female and 45% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Kansas residents; in fact, 79% of all students reside in Kansas. However, 20% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Wichita State University is 19:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Wichita State University Popular Majors and Programs

HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
ENGINEERING
EDUCATION
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
PSYCHOLOGY
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES

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