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Wichita State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$13,831 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,622 tuition
$5,930 on campus room & board
$975 books
$1,304 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$21,865 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$13,656 tuition
$5,930 on campus room & board
$975 books
$1,304 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,579 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
89% of students receive aid
39% get federal aid ($4,285 avg)
21% get state aid ($1,112 avg)
64% get institn'l aid ($4,579 avg)
46% get loans ($5,476 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.56% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.42% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,464 89%
Federal Grant Aid $4,285 39%
Pell Grants $4,145 39%
Other Federal Grants $763 7%
Institution Grant Aid $4,579 64%
State Grant Aid $1,112 21%
Student Loans $5,476 46%
Federal Loans $5,351 46%
Other Loans $7,841 1%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Wichita State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1845 N. Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
(316) 978-3456
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $187
Out of State $455


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Madolin from Wichita, KS
  • Jan-12-2015 I am a current student here

    There is a lot of people and a lot going on. It can make it stressful and fun all at the same time. I enjoyed all of my teachers and can't wait for next semester to start.

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  • 5
  • Alexandra from Wichita, KS
  • Jan-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Wichita State University has made myself more academically motivated. I know, as a student, I have others who want to help me achieve my goals and succeed. I feel comfortable using the resources offered to us. I love student pride - especially at home basketball games! We love cheering on our shockers! Overall, I'm excited to be a shocker, I do enjoy going to class and learning from professors who will help me reach my future goals. I'm proud to be a student at Wichita State Student

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  • 4
  • Seth from Wichita, KS
  • Jan-09-2014 I am a past student here

    There are definitely some good professors here, but there are a lot of inexperienced ones too, probably just using the university as a stepping stone in their own careers. Like most schools, sometimes you get what you're paying for and sometimes you don't. Tuition is pretty low however compared to other state universities, so I rate this a 4.

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