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Wichita State University

Wichita, KS
University Website: www.wichita.edu
Apply Online: webs.wichita.edu/?u=apply&p=/OnlineApplicationGateway
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Wichita State University (WSU) is a public university in Wichita, Kansas. It is third largest of the six state universities governed by the Kansas Board of Regents (behind University of Kansas and Kansas State).

Wichita State University offers more than 60 undergraduate degree programs in more than 200 areas of study in six colleges. The Graduate School offers an extensive program including 44 master's degrees in more than 100 areas and a specialist in education degree. It offers doctoral degrees in applied mathematics; chemistry; communicative disorders and sciences; psychology (programs in human factors, community and APA-accredited clinical psychology); educational administration; and aerospace, electrical, industrial and mechanical engineering.

With an enrollment of more than 14,000, the university's students come from almost every state in the United States and 110 foreign countries. Eighty-seven percent are from Kansas, representing nearly all counties in the state. Wichita State has 479 full-time faculty and 41 part-time faculty. Of the total, 73 percent have earned the highest degree in their field.

The 330-acre (1.3 km²) campus has one of the largest outdoor sculpture collections of any U.S. university. Approximately 1,000 students live in campus dormitories. The main campus is within short driving distance from Interstate 135 and the K-96 expressway in north Wichita.

Wichita State University also hosts classes at four satellite locations. West Campus is located in Maize. This 9-acre (36,000 m2) campus hosts 100-150 university classes each academic semester. The university's South Campus began offering Wichita State University coursework at a new facility in Derby in January 2008. The WSU Downtown Center houses the university's Center for Community Support & Research and the Department of Physical Therapy. A quarter-mile northeast of campus, the Advanced Education in General Dentistry building, built in 2011, houses a classrooms and a dental clinic. It is adjacent to the university's 75,000-square-foot Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex, where many of WSU noncredit courses are taught.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $13,040.00 avg tuition

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
(316) 978-3456

Apply online Admissions:
www.wichita.edu/thisis/admissions..
Financial Aid:
webs.wichita.edu/?u=finaid_home&p..

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Wichita State University

Statistics:
Applied 3,304
Admitted 3,102 94%
Enrolled total 1,366
Full Time: 1,277
Part Time 89
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 445 620
SAT Math 480 620
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 21 26
ACT English 20 26
ACT Math 19 26
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 73%
4-year graduation rate 15%
6-year graduation rate 42%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Wichita State University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,005.00 $5,005.00 $13,040.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,184.00 $1,184.00 $1,184.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $167.00 $167.00 $435.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $4,055.00 $4,055.00 $10,979.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $724.00 $724.00 $724.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $225.00 $225.00 $610.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $5,600.00 $9,078.00 $3,436.00
Other Expenses $3,436.00 $4,142.00 $3,436.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $30.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $975.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 90%
Percent receiving grant aid 90%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,461.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 47%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,409.00

Wichita State University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X
Finance, General X
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Management Information Systems, General X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Music Teacher Education X X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGINEERING
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering X X
Computer Engineering, General X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Industrial Engineering X X
Manufacturing Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Engineering/Industrial Management X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X X
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Nursing Science X X
Physician Assistant X
Public Health, General X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X X
Forensic Science and Technology X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Gerontology X X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Natural Resources Management and Policy X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Educational Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Graphic Design X
Music, General X X
Music, Other X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X
Visual and Performing Arts, Other X

Scholarships for Students in Kansas

Name Amount Deadline
Paul and Helen L. Grauer Scholarship $1,000 January 31, 2017
David Arver Memorial Scholarship $1,000 April 01, 2017
Marion Maccarrell Scott Scholarship Varies January 31, 2017

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