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Wichita State University

Wichita, Kansas

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Overview

Student Population
15,778
Wichita State University overview
Location Wichita, Kansas
Online wichita.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Large City
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Wichita, Kansas, Wichita State University is a mid-size four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,238 prospective students applied, and 5,720 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,689 enrolled in the school.  10,055 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,723 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $6,708 plus fees of $1,590. WSU is ranked 663 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

5/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
3/10
Resources
6/10
Outcomes
3/10
Value

WSU is rated within the lower 46% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Wichita State University within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Challenging
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SAT 1030/1270
ACT 20/27
GPA 3.47
Applications Accepted
91.7% 
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Applications Due Jun 15, 2021
Applicant Competition Very Low

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Annual Cost to Attend

Kansas Resident Tuition
$6,708
In State Costs for Wichita State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,590
Room and Board $12,620
Budget for Other Expenses$3,270
Total One Year Cost$25,438
Out of State Resident Tuition
$15,890
Out of State Costs for Wichita State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,250
Other Fees$1,590
Room and Board $12,620
Budget for Other Expenses$3,270
Total One Year Cost$34,620

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$43,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
43% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Wichita State University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 22%
Health Professions 14%
Education 11%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 9%
Engineering 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=156125 IPEDS survey data for Wichita State University.

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