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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Wichita State is a public university located in Wichita, Kansas. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 8,855 undergraduate students. The Wichita State acceptance rate is 92%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Psychology. Graduating 50% of students, Wichita State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,000.

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1845 N. Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
American Athletic Conference

Wichita State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

WSU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
92%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1030-1270
ACT Range
20-27
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$13,849 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,165 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
89%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 97 responses
72%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 123 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 122 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
13
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
10
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    45%
  • On Campus
    39%
  • Online
    16%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,855 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,151
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 88 responses
  • Diverse
    25%
  • Studious
    25%
  • Individual
    20%
  • Laid back
    11%
  • Mediocre
    11%
  • Different
    2%
  • Pretentious...
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
61%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 146 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 164 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 89 responses
  • You get out what you put in.
    25%
  • Content
    17%
  • A place to call home
    12%
  • Fred VanVleet
    9%
  • Easy going
    8%
  • On the rise
    8%
  • Taking money > quality education
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
50%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 70 responses

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