School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Wichita State University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address1845 N. Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260-0124
Admission Information
Online Application
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Wichita State University is 95.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 22.00%. The application fees are $40 for undergraduate programs and $60 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate95.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)22.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$60

Tuition & Fees

WSU's 2023 tuition & fees is $8,866 for Kansas residents and $18,226 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 0.34% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($18,165).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $7,562 for Kansas residents and $15,633 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition increased by 2.02% compared to the last year's rate.
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,866$18,226
Graduate Tuition & Fees$7,562$15,633
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 16,216 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 3,424 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. WSU has 12,049 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 4,167 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students16,216
Undergraduate Students12,049
Graduate Students4,167
Online Enrollment3,424

Offered Degrees and On-Campus Services

WSU offers 208 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 20 out of the 208 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by WSU
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServicesLearning opportunities
Number of programs208 Programs
Number of online programs20 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsCertificates of less than 12 weeks
1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification