Wichita State University

The mission of Wichita State University is to be an essential educational, cultural, and economic driver for Kansas and the greater public good. Combining tradition and innovation with the limitless resources of its location, only Wichita State has all the pieces you need to do more and be more. The location of Wichita State, in Kansas largest city, students take learning out of the classroom and into the real-world, gaining practical experience, building a resume, making connections, and getting a jumpstart on a career.

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School Details

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Public, Coed 1895 N/A Semester $229.3 million 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260 (316) 978-3456
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Kansas Wichita 462 463


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The The student-faculty ratio at Wichita State University is 19:1, and the school has 47.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Wichita State University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Health Professions and Related Programs; Engineering; Education; and Psychology. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 72 percent.

Faculty & Classes

Title Value
Classes with fewer than 20 students 47.5%
20-49 41.3%
50 or more 11.2%


  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, 19%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs, 15%
  • Engineering, 13%
  • Education, 9%
  • Psychology, 6%

Academic Programs & Offerings

  • Service learning - N/A
  • Senior capstone or culminating academic experience - N/A
  • Undergraduate research/creative projects - N/A
  • Learning communities - N/A