Wichita State University

Wichita, Kansas
4-year Public university

Overview

Wichita State University is a public institution established in 1895 with urban setting located at Wichita. It practices semester based academic calender. Students can involve in more than 150 campus organizations.

#231-300 in National Universities
Setting
Urban
Location Wichita, Kansas
Type 4-year Public
Year Founded 1895
Selectivity Unselective
Size Medium
12,398 Undergraduates

Learning

20:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/Marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$33,224
Cost of Attendance
For out-of-state students
$14,945
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $8,271
Outstate Tuition Fee $17,452
Room and Board Fees $11,252
$39,600 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

86% (Unselective) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$30 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.47 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Considered
Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Does not accept CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

72 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, PTE, WSU English Proficiency Examination Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

Student have sufficient marks in SAT, ACT

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
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Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
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Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
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Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Dec
01
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$7,704 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$5,274 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $33,224
98% Students with need received Financial Aid
68% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Presidential Merit Scholarship
Total Worth $16,000 for Kansas resident;$24,000 for non-Kansas resident
Eligibility Incoming Freshmen
Minimum Criteria a minimum 22 ACT or 1,100 SAT and 3.25 GPA
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
Morrison Merit Scholarship
Total Worth $14,000 for Kansas resident; $20,000 for non-Kansas resident
Eligibility Incoming Freshmen
Minimum Criteria a minimum 22 ACT or 1,100 SAT and 3.25 GPA
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
Founders Merit Scholarship
Total Worth $12,000 for Kansas resident ; $16,000 for non-Kansas resident
Eligibility Incoming Freshmen
Minimum Criteria a minimum 22 ACT or 1,100 SAT and 3.25 GPA
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Linwood Sexton scholarship
Total Worth tuition and fees up to 15 credit hours per semester at the Kansas resident rate, on-campus housing for a double room with an unlimited meal plan with $300 Shocker Dollars and a $500 stipend per semester for books
Details The Linwood Sexton scholarship is a full-ride award geared toward minority students, majoring in business or education, who demonstrate financial need. To be eligible to compete, you must Be a 2019 high school graduate, Submit Wichita State application materials by the deadline, Be majoring in either Business or Education.
Historic Midtown Citizens Association Endowed Scholarship
Total Worth Varies
Details The scholarship is awarded to incoming freshmen or current students who live in Historic Midtown (between 21st Street North and Murdock Street, and between the Santa Fe Railroad and the Arkansas River). Financial need is a consideration.

Students

12,398 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Medium
73% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
47% Students graduate within 6 years