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Wichita State University

Wichita, KS

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Overview

Wichita State University is a 4-year institution located in Wichita, KS, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1845 North Fairmount
Wichita, KS  67260
United States
Contact Phone: 316-978-3456

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biochemistry, Biophysics And Molecular Biology, Other Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Exercise Physiology And Kinesiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business Administration, Management And Operations, Other Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Communication, General Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, Other Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Physics Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical, And Astronautical/space Engineering, General Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Manufacturing Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Engineering Technologies/technicians, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Adult Development And Aging Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Linguistics Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Dental Hygiene/hygienist Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics And Statistics Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Social Work Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Homeland Security Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Game And Interactive Media Design Checkmark
Graphic Design Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Music, Other Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts, General Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,301
Applied
3,456
Accepted
12,406
Enrolled
55%
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Female Admissions

3,576
Females Applied
1,926
Females Accepted
54%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,735
Males Applied
1,530
Males Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

30
Application Fee
3.51
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Minimun high school GPA
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Rank in upper one-third of high school class or complete the pre-college curriculum with a minimum 2.0 GPA (2.5 GPA for nonresidents)

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 579 510 630
SAT Math 579 520 630
ACT Composite 23 20 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,843
In-state
16,208
Out-of-state
6,843
In-district
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Fees

1,591
Full-time student fees
12,610
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

8,151
Avg. Financial Aid Package
7,862
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,881
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,138
Avg. Loan Aid
1,331
Avg. Grant Aid
5,456
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
63%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
17%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

12,406
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.06%
Black or African American 6%
White or Caucasian 59.51%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.64%
Asian 7.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 5.08%
Other 2.26%

Gender

Male (43.67%)
Female (56.33%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 11%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Shocktoberfest, Welcome Fest and Convocation

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
Greek sororities Checkmark
Local fraternities Checkmark
Local sororities Checkmark

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
bicycle patrols by campus security

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rowing Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Cheerleading No Division 1 Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Rowing Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark

Faculty

844
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 562
Part-time - 282
Male - 403
Female - 441
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