1845 Fairmount Wichita, KS 67260 316-978-3085
http://www.wichita.edu admissions@wichita.edu
About Wichita State University
  • Year of Foundation 1895
  • Size of Campus 330 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 10,975
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 54% 46% 4%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 4,517 in-state, 11,864 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $30
  • Enrollment No. 10,951
ommunication, cultural, financial and entertainment hub of Kansas, Wichita can make living in a run-of-the-mill college town seem, well, a little unfulfilling. From huge annual festivals and serene nature preserves to world-class dining and a thriving arts community, in Wichita you can have it all. Combine that with practically endless opportunities for on the job experience as well as easy access to industry experts and Wichita is a virtual utopia for the aspiring college student.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Hippodrome, Shocktoberfest
  • Number of students in fraternities 7
  • Percent students who are frat members 7%
  • Number of honor societies Eta Kappa Nu; Kappa Kappa Psi; Lambda Alpha National Anthropology Honors Society; Psi Chi
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 7
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Association of Hindu Students in America; Campus Crusade for Christ; Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship; Intravarsity Christian Fellowship; Latter-Day Saint Student Association; SHOCKWAVE; St. Paul Parish/Newman Center; Univers
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Association of Thai Students; Chinese Student Friendship Association; Indian Students Association; Japanese Student Association; Muslim Students Association; Taiwanese Student Association; Turkish Students Association; Viet
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 7
  • Other general policies honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 5
  • Distance to nearest airport Wichita, Kansas (8), Kansas City International Airport (211)
  • Distance to nearest train Newton, Kansas (30)
  • Distance to nearest bus Wichita, Kansas (4)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 7%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, fraternity housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • College campus housing availability Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 1,174,526
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums The 330-acre campus is modern and accessible and at the same time retains the flavor of the University's 107-year heritage. More than 60 pieces of sculpture by internationally known artists adorn the campus. Personnages Oiseaux, a colorful mural created by
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 20,361
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library Facilities Building Facts:Ablah Library building size: 157,924 square feetConstruction date: 1962, addition added in 1989Edmiston 24-Hour Study Room added: 1999Seating capacity: 800Group study rooms: 23Faculty carrels: 40Public use computers/scholar's w
  • Number of e-books 9,961
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,680,529
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 33,297
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Bank of AmericaBoeingBombardierCessnaIntrust BankKoch IndustriesRaytheonSpirit AeroSystemsUSD 259 (Wichita Public Schools)Via Christi Wesley Medical Center
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 13%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 6,042
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis