Wichita State University

1845 N. Fairmount, Wichita, KS
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Questions and Answers about Wichita State University

Corinne S.
5 months ago
Does Wichita State University have any student, school, or staff-run religious clubs or activities?
LaMia T.
6 months ago
How can students apply to scholarships at Wichita State University?
Wichita State University
Hey! Once enrolled, students are able to access Scholarship Universe at wichita.edu/scholarshipuniverse . This platform allows for students to input their information and be matched to on-campus and outside scholarships.
Nancy A.
6 months ago
Is it hard to look for a job within the campus?
Wichita State University
Hi, Nancy! No, it is not hard to look for a job within the campus. You will have access to Handshake, our employment Network. It is like LinkedIn for students. A lot of areas on campus are constantly hiring for student employees :)
Micah H.
6 months ago
What type of sororities do you offer at Wichita State?
Wichita State University
Hi, Micah! We offer Panhellenic and Multicultural Sororities at Wichita State. This link tells you about the different options that we have for you :) https://www.wichita.edu/student_life/seal/fsl/index.php
Clara J.
7 months ago
If I am not eligible for workstudy, can I still work on campus?
Wichita State University
Yes! You are able to work on campus without being eligible for workstudy.
Clara J.
7 months ago
Am I allowed to have a service animal in the WSU dorms?
Wichita State University
Yes! However, there are certain guidelines that have to be met. I have attached a link with those specifications :) https://www.wichita.edu/student_life/housing/documents/Guidelines_for_Service_Animals_or_Assistance_Animals_in_the_Residence_Halls_FINAL.pdf
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Majors offered at Wichita State University

Biggest majors
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing
Business Administration, Management and Operations

Academics at Wichita State University

1050-1290
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
20-26
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
Selectivity
Least Selective (96% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Demographics for Wichita State University Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
Wichita State University Students7%14%60%24%1%4%0%
All Bold.org College Students11%21%37%25%2%2%1%
Gender breakdown
Wichita State University Students
27%
71%
Male
Female
< 2% Gender nonconforming
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Common careers for Wichita State University students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Physician Assistant (PA)93k
Aerospace Engineer75k
Mechanical Engineer73k
Design Engineer69k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)67k
Electrical Engineer63k
Accountant54k
Based on 8,470 student responses
49.9kAvg. Early Career Pay
85.7kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
60%in High-Meaning careers
24%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Wichita State University

Wichita State University financial aid

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Student reviews of Wichita State University

by Bold.org students

3.9

5

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2

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Recommended by

89% of students

Known for

Accessible for students with disabilities
Welcoming student body
Safe campus
Diverse and Inclusive
Awesome study spaces and libraries

3.0

WHAT I LIKED

I haven't experienced a lot at WSU so I don't feel super comfortable saying a lot. I will say that the classes are a lot bigger so everything feels more streamlined.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

Classes are bigger.

LaMia Taft
Music
Shopping And Thrifting
Television

2.0

WHAT I LIKED

I like how there are different student clubs for different kinds of students to join.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

I don't like how minority students aren't advocated for by all faculty/staff.

Kalyn Blessing
Sports
Hiking And Backpacking
Painting and Studio Art

5.0

WHAT I LIKED

I am just starting my Accelerated Nursing Program at Wichita and I am so excited about the opportunity! It is a 13-month program to earn your BSN which is almost unheard of! Teachers are fun and witty and really care about your success.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

It was hard to find affordable, safe, and clean housing off campus but that has to deal more with Wichita itself than the university.

Kyndal Nystrom
Cheerleading
Yearbook

4.0

WHAT I LIKED

I love the size, even my lecture hall classes had a maximum of 100 students in them, but most of my classes had between 9 and 20 people which made it very easy to have real relationships with the professors so they could teach you better. Plus, my professors have all been willing to work with me rather than just say I should have done better and then move on; they care about you actually learning what you are here to learn rather than strictly being here to earn some money.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

It is still currently a commuter school so a lot of people live off-campus, but that is mostly it. Sometimes the dining hall was really off but there are enough other options on campus that it did not bother me an extreme amount.

Adrianna Sweat
Sewing
Painting and Studio Art
Photography and Photo Editing
Animals

4.0

WHAT I LIKED

I have been attending Wichita State University for the past two years and I have enjoyed every minute of it. Yes, it was hard, there were lots of tears involved on my end but that is just a part of life.

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

The expenses.

Dylan DeGroot
Voice Acting
Stargazing
Writing
Walking + 15 others

4.0

WHAT I LIKED

Wichita state has amazing teachers, great programs, and great people. I would highly recommend it

WHAT I didn’t LIKE

The workload may vary, so be prepared.

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