5,793
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,580
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
98
98%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Washburn University is a Comprehensive institution located in Topeka, KS, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1700 SW College, MO 114
Topeka, KS  66621
United States
Contact Ms. Kris Klima
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@washburn.edu
Phone: 785-670-1030
Fax: 785-670-1113

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Administrative Assistant And Secretarial Science Checkmark
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
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Elementary Education Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
Industrial Technology Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Diagnostic Medical Sonography And Ultrasound Technology Checkmark
Health And Medical Administrative Services Related Checkmark
Health Information/medical Records Technology Checkmark
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
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Occupational Therapist Assistant Checkmark
Physical Therapy Technology Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling Checkmark Checkmark
Surgical Technology Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Administrative Assistant/secretary Checkmark
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
Food Preparation Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Biology/biotechnology Laboratory Technician Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Protective Services Related Checkmark
Securities Services Administration Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
Pre-theology/pre-ministerial Studies Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Design And Applied Arts Related Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,458
Applied
1,440
Accepted
5,793
Enrolled
99%
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Female Admissions

850
Females Applied
839
Females Accepted
99%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

608
Males Applied
601
Males Accepted
99%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

20
Application Fee
3.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer August 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 22 19 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,760
In-state
19,830
Out-of-state
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Fees

110
Full-time student fees
9,144
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

9,580
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,828
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,128
Avg. Loan Aid
3,331
Avg. Grant Aid
5,140
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
37%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,793
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.11%
Black or African American 4.95%
White or Caucasian 61.92%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5%
Asian 1.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 3.85%
Other 16.17%

Gender

Male (40.51%)
Female (59.49%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 18%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Theatre, Family Day and Homecoming

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark
More services
student recreation and wellness center

Student Organizations

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Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No No No
Rugby No No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

512
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 248
Part-time - 264
Male - 221
Female - 291