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College Profile: Wichita State University

 
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Coordinates: 37°43′09″N 97°17′35″W / 37.71917, -97.29306 Wichita State University (WSU) is an American state-supported university located in the city of Wichita, Kansas. WSU is one of six state universities governed by the Kansas Board of Regents. The current President is Dr. Donald Beggs. Wichita State University offers more than 60 undergraduate degree programs in more than 200 areas of study in six undergraduate colleges: W. Frank Barton School of Business, College of Education, College of Engineering, College of Fine Arts, College of Health Professions, and Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. 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 A.P.A. 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. 87 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 1000 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 two satellite campus locations. Wichita State University West Campus is located in Maize, Kansas. This 9-acre (36,000 m2) campus hosts 100-150 university classes each academic semester. Wichita State University South Campus first began offering classes in Derby, Kansas, in August 2007 in Derby High School. The university's South Campus began offering Wichita State University coursework at a new facility in Derby in January 2008.
 
1845 N. Fairmount
Wichita, KS
67260-0124
316-978-3456 (general)
316-978-3430 (financial aid)
316-978-3085 (admissions)
 
 
 

 

General Information
Other Names WSU
Type Public, 4-year or above
Control Public
Size 10,000 - 19,999
Campus Setting City: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Wichita State University Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
18,870 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
3,515 Fall Applicants1,420 Total Dormitory Capacity
3,347 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateNo One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeYes Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeYes Post-master's certificate
Yes Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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