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

Student Life List

Total Enrollment live On Campus Description
14,474 10% Wichita State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 11,823, with a gender distribution of 47 percent male students and 53 percent female students. At this school, 10 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 90 percent of students live off campus. In sports, Wichita State University is part of the NCAA I.

Student Body

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Total enrollment 14,474
Total undergraduate enrollment 11,823
Total graduate enrollment 2,651
Enrolled students who are veterans or active service members 6.1%

Degree-seeking student gender distribution

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Degree-seeking women 53.2%


Students living on- and off-campus

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Students who live in college-owned, operated or affiliated housing 10%
Students who live off-campus 90%

Types of campus housing available

coed dorms (91%)
sorority housing (1%)
fraternity housing (8%)


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Collegiate athletic association NCAA I

Clubs & Organizations

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Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Air Force ROTC Not offered
Army ROTC Not offered
Navy ROTC Not offered