Washburn University

Topeka, KS, USA
3.67 Average Rating

Originally founded as a combination high school/private Congregational school, Washburn University is a 4-year university in the Kansas state capital of Topeka. Washburn hosts five colleges conferring undergraduate degrees in over 200 academic fields of study. For students interested in the fine and performing arts, the WU campus is home to the Mulvane Art Gallery displaying student work as well as the White Concert Hall and Gray Theatre hosting musical and dramatic performances produced by students and faculty. To provide a break from the classroom, Washburn fields 16 men’s and women’s athletic teams known as the Ichabods, a nod to the university’s founder.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small city
In-State Students
87%
Out-Of-State Students
13%
0
100
100%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 23, 2019
Spring Regular Decision January 18, 2020
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
6,571
Total Number of Undergrads
5,711
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
18%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
34%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$14,321
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,202
Out-of-State Tuition
$18,450
0
100
36%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
48%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,893
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Student Organizations
49
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Topeka
Kansas City
Lawrence
Wichita
Emporia
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
67%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$43,085
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What Students Are Saying

3.67 Average Rating
Provides a very strong medical education. Campus isn't too big to walk to classes. Offers in class and online education.
Naomi from topeka, KS
Washburn university is a great school. The faculty members are extremely nice and understanding. Everyone I have encountered at Washburn university so far has been very helpful.
Tya from TOPEKA, KS

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