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Wichita State University

Wichita State University

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
(316) 978-3456

Wichita State University is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1895. WSU, which is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Wichita, KS. WSU is the fourth largest institution in the state of Kansas. Wichita State offers subjects including dental hygiene and criminal justice. Students are offered 13 certificates, two degrees at the associates level, 62 bachelors level degrees, 42 masters level degrees, and 12 doctoral level degrees by this university. In 2010, 14,577 students pursued degrees from the 79 programs at Wichita State. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits WSU. It is one of 4 research universities in Kansas.

Admission

2,840 students applied to this big university in 2010. This university admitted about 90% of applicants or 2,556 students. Close to 52% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

2,840 students applied to this big university in 2010. This university admitted about 90% of applicants or 2,556 students. Close to 52% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 90%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 92%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 87%

Student Demographics

Wichita State enrolled 14,577 students in 2010.

Student Demographics

Wichita State enrolled 14,577 students in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 6705
  • Total Enrolled Female: 7872
  • Undergraduate Male: 5337
  • Undergraduate Female: 6265
  • Graduate Male: 1309
  • Graduate Female: 1666

Faculty Demographics

This university has 904 teachers. Under two-thirds of the teachers are full-time, 322 out of 904 teachers are part-time, and 407 out of 904 instructors are women.

Faculty Demographics

This university has 904 teachers. Under two-thirds of the teachers are full-time, 322 out of 904 teachers are part-time, and 407 out of 904 instructors are women.

  • Male: 497
  • Female: 407
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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