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
Key Value
ID 594
Tuition $8,312 (2017-18)
Room and Board $6,280 (2017-18)
Total Enrollment 14,474
Application Deadline rolling
Application Fee $30
Acceptance Rate 92%
Description When applying to Wichita State University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Wichita State University is $30. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due Aug. 11. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 92 percent.


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Application deadline rolling
Early decision deadline N/A
Application fee $30
Common Application accepted No
Deadline for housing deposit May 2


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Admission interview Neither required/recommended
Required standardized tests SAT required for some
SAT/ACT scores must be received by Aug. 11

Entering Class Stats

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Selectivity Selective
Fall 2016 acceptance rate 92%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A

Transfer Students

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Accepting applications Fall, Spring, Summer
Minimum credits to apply 24
Minimum required college GPA 2
Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution No
Guaranteed admission agreement URL N/A

International Students

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Separate application form required Yes
Conditional admission offered Yes
Early decision or early action options available Neither early decision nor early action
TOEFL (paper) Required of some
TOEFL (internet-based) Required of some
Michigan Test N/A
IELTS Considered
SAT Considered
SAT Subject N/A
ACT Considered
Advance deposit required No
TOEFL accepted instead of SAT or ACT Yes
International student contact Vince Altum, Executive Director, International Education, (316) 978-6029, international@wichita.edu