|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||19:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,420 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Wichita State University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,305 applications and 5,437 students were granted admission. Wichita State University is at the #84 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 82% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 8% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||915 to 1220|
|ACT||21 to 27|
Wichita State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $15,124 and in-state students paid $6,385.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 91% of Wichita State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 35% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,331 (which is 2.3% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Wichita State University in 2016-2017, was 702, which is 55% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $7,928 (which is 49.5% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Wichita State University has enrolled a total of 14,166 students (10,007 students full-time and 4,159 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 14,166 students, 1,372 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 47% men and 53% women and 11,585 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,581 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 1,006 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 11%
Black/African American: 5%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Wichita State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||26%||1,096||144|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||9%||390|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||5%||206||16|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||3%||143||77|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||2%||103||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||2%||101|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||1%||46||14|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Wichita State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Wichita State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $35,000. Last year, out of the total 3,133 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,851 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,667 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,227 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|