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 Wichita State University

Wichita State University - Wichita, KS

1845 Fairmount, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0124

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Type:4-Year,Public
Awards offered:Master's degree
Award of less than 1 academic year
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Associate's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:City: Large
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:14,909(12,106 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:20 to 1
Admissions
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Financial Aid
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Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $5,467 $5,890 $6,155 -4%
Out-of-state $13,501 $13,924 $14,190 -2%
Books and supplies $950 $975 $975 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $5,350 $5,450 $5,600 -3%
Other $3,284 $3,359 $3,436 -2%
Off Campus
Room and board $8,701 $8,900 $9,078 -2%
Other $3,954 $4,041 $4,142 -2%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,284 $3,359 $3,436 -2%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $15,051 $15,674 $16,166 -6%
Off Campus $19,072 $19,806 $20,350 -5%
Off Campus with Family $9,701 $10,224 $10,566 0%
Out-of-state
On Campus $23,085 $23,708 $24,201 -4%
Off Campus $27,106 $27,840 $28,385 -4%
Off Campus with Family $17,735 $18,258 $18,601 0%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $5,005
In-state fees $1,184
Out-of-state tuition $13,040
Out-of-state fees $1,184
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $4,055
In-state fee $724
Out-of-state tuition $10,979
Out-of-state fees $724
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 1,063 90% --
Grant or scholarship aid 1,063 90% $5,804,756 $5,461
Federal grants 460 39% $2,167,818 $4,713
Pell grants 460 39% $1,973,734 $4,291
Other federal grants 240 20% $194,084 $809
State/local government grant or scholarships 221 19% $230,492 $1,043
Institutional grants or scholarships 784 66% $3,406,446 $4,345
Student loan aid 558 47% $3,018,450 $5,409
Federal student loans 558 47% $2,950,208 $5,287
Other student loans 12 1% $68,242 $5,687
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 6,636 57% $31,310,316 $4,718
Pell grants 4,166 36% $15,535,349 $3,729
Federal student loans 6,017 52% $44,881,842 $7,459

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $7,005 $6,537 $8,079
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $10,117 $9,966 $10,290
$30,001 - $48,000 $8,988 $10,678 $12,088
$48,001 - $75,000 $8,373 $8,372 $12,365
$75,001 - $110,000 $9,353 $8,829 $12,076
$110,001 and more Not applicable $10,679 Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 14,909
Undergraduate enrollment 12,106
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,352
Graduate enrollment 2,803
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$30

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$50

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,304 1,581 1,723
Percent admitted 94% 93% 95%
Percent admitted who enrolled 93% 39% 43%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 71 5%
ACT 1206 88%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 445 620
SAT Math 480 620
SAT Writing . .
ACT Composite 21 26
ACT English 20 26
ACT Math 19 26
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 45 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AAAMenWomen
All Track Combined 138141
Baseball 36-
Basketball 1815
Golf 910
Softball -21
Tennis 98
Volleyball -19

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission05/18/2011 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/2007 Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1927 - 01/01/1933Accredited
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1934 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Hygiene (DH)

05/24/1968 Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

Physical Therapy (PTA) - Professional programs for the physical therapist

09/07/1975 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

03/04/2005 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs

09/01/1977 - 08/01/2004Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical doctoral program in Audiology

08/01/2004 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs

09/01/1977 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

05/03/2003 Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

05/03/2003 Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health

Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health

10/03/1998 - 06/24/2007Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

04/01/2011 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation

Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1988 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1937 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1954 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession001
Drug law violations02 1
Liquor law violations1221
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 001
Drug law violations 000
Liquor law violations 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 331
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 112
Aggravated assault 010
Burglary 423
Motor vehicle theft 135
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 330
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 200
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

• This institution is not found on the current Federal loan default rates database.

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page.

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMMaster's degree Award of less than 1 academic year Bachelor's degree Postbaccalaureate certificate Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Associate's degree Post-master's certificate Doctor's degree - professional practice
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
Asian Studies/Civilization-0------
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other--0-----
Women's Studies--2-----
Category total-09-----
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General2-31-----
Category total2-31-----
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting13-3-----
Business Administration and Management, General52-4-----
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies--2-----
Finance, General--8-----
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General--1-----
International Business/Trade/Commerce--5-----
Management Information Systems, General--0-----
Marketing/Marketing Management, General--5-----
Category total65-458-----
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other15--1----
Speech Communication and Rhetoric--1-----
Category total15-701----
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer and Information Sciences, General34-0-----
Category total34-19-----
Education Colleges
Art Teacher Education--0-----
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services23--2----
Curriculum and Instruction36--0----
Educational Leadership and Administration, General7---11---
Elementary Education and Teaching--123-----
Music Teacher Education6-0-----
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching--242----
Secondary Education and Teaching--0-----
Special Education and Teaching, General12-------
Category total84-224411---
Engineering Colleges
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering19-33-1---
Computer Engineering, General--12-----
Electrical and Electronics Engineering114-40-2---
Industrial Engineering39-17323---
Manufacturing Engineering--4-----
Mechanical Engineering32-71-3---
Category total204-177329---
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Engineering/Industrial Management5-------
Category total5-------
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
Creative Writing9-------
English Language and Literature, General641-----
Category total15423-----
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General--2-----
German Language and Literature--0-----
Spanish Language and Literature4-0-----
Category total4-21-----
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Athletic Training/Trainer--3-----
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist-------9
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist--22-----
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General21522-2---
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist--49-----
Health/Health Care Administration/Management--38-----
Nursing Science26-1420--00
Physical Therapy/Therapist-------32
Physician Assistant42-------
Public Health, General0--3----
Category total89527632-041
History Colleges
History, General502-----
Category total5022-----
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies1900-----
Forensic Science and Technology--5-----
Category total19063-----
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies--152-----
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies4-0--32--
Category total4-156--32--
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General10-0-2---
Category total10-14-2---
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Gerontology9-0-----
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other--3-----
Category total9-4-----
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Natural Resources Management and Policy3-------
Category total3-------
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General14-------
Kinesiology and Exercise Science--52-----
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management32-37-----
Category total46-89-----
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy--0-----
Category total--6-----
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General5-35-4---
Geology/Earth Science, General--0-----
Physics, General--1-----
Category total5-49-4---
Psychology Colleges
Educational Psychology9-------
Psychology, General6-1-10---
School Psychology------5-
Category total15-77-10-5-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Public Administration16--20----
Social Work69-63-----
Category total85-6320----
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology9-1-----
Economics, General17-1-----
Political Science and Government, General--1-----
Sociology4-0-----
Category total30-62-----
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation--0-----
Art/Art Studies, General8029-----
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General--0-----
Graphic Design--16-----
Music, General16-4-----
Music, Other--0-----
Visual and Performing Arts, General--7-----
Visual and Performing Arts, Other--0-----
Category total24090-----
Grand total772945603832541