Wichita State University

Acceptance Rate 91.06 %
SAT Average 1,102
2023 Tuition & Fees $18,226
Student Population 15,394
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,340

Academic Overview

Wichita State University Campus, Wichita, KS
Wichita State University is a public, four-years institute located in Wichita, Kansas. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $8,865 for Kansas residents and $18,226 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 15,394 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 91.06% and the graduation rate is 48% last year.
The salary after graduation from Wichita State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $45,400. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, WSU's tuition & fees is $8,865 for Kansas residents and $18,226 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees are $7,562 for in-state students and $15,633 for out-of-state students.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at WSU. The acceptance rate of WSU is 91.06% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 27.32%. The average graduation rate is 48% and the transfer-out rate is 30%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,340 and 59% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 15,394 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Wichita State University is 91.06 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Wichita State University is 48 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Wichita State University is 30 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Wichita State University is 69 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Wichita State University is 15,394
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Wichita State University is 19 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,340 at Wichita State University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1845 N. Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260-0124
Online Applicationhttps://wsu-info.org/go/split.htm
Financial Aidwww.wichita.edu/thisis/home/?u=finaid_home
Net Price Calculatorwebapps.wichita.edu/netprice/
Veterans Tuitionwww.wichita.edu/thisis/home/?u=veteransupwardbound
Disability Servicewww.wichita.edu/thisis/home/?u=disserv

Offered Degrees

WSU offers 208 major programs through online and on-site education where 20 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree11
Bachelor's Degree916
Post Bachelor's Degree110
Master's Degree618
Post Master's Degree123
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship111
Doctor's degree - professional practice31

Special Learning Opportunities

Wichita State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,396)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

Wichita State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges