Washburn University

Topeka, KS, USA
3.67 Average Rating
Founded in 1865, Washburn University is a public university based in Topeka, Kansas. WU has a “selective” admissions program and provides small class sizes. Liberal arts and humanities, nursing, and communications are among the top areas of study. Students from Colorado, Nebraska, Texas, Oklahoma, and Missouri pay in-state tuition.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
86%
Out of State Students
7%
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100
100%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
6,691
Total Number of Undergrads
5,873
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
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100
13%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
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100
35%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
13:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,170
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,202
Out-of-State Tuition
$18,450
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100
36%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
82%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,779
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
40%
60%
Student Organizations
125
Size of Town
City: Midsize
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Topeka
Kansas City
Lawrence
Wichita
Dallas
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
85%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$42,300
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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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