Wichita State University
Fairmount College, a Congregational institution, founded Wichita State University in 1895. Wichita voters voted in 1926 to make the college the Municipal University of Wichita, the first municipal university west of the Mississippi River. The university's current name was adopted in 1964. Wichita State University now provides 51 bachelor's degrees, 24 master's degrees, and ten engineering and business programmes to students from all over the world. Wichita State University's most popular programmes include the Bachelor of Mechanic Engineering, MBA, BBA, and Masters of Electrical Engineering.

Cost of attendance

For overseas students, four years at WSU would cost $36,703 per year.


The Office of Housing and Residence Life manages three residence hall communities at Wichita State University: The Flats, The Suites, and Shocker Hall. As a freshman, you can see yourself storming through the doors of Shocker Hall. Freshmen and upperclassmen are equally welcome in the Suites. On-campus accommodation costs between $2,215 and $2,540 per month. Off-campus accommodation costs roughly 1000 to 1500 USD per month on average.

Acceptance rate

The university has a total of 15075 students enrolled. Wichita State now has 1,500 international students from 110 different countries enrolled. Wichita State University applications are competitive, with a 55 percent acceptance rate.


The 330-acre main campus of the university is a supportive, quickly developing learn-work-live-play environment in which students receive knowledge and credentials to prepare for happy lives and careers. The main campus is located on a hilltop overlooking downtown Wichita in North Fairmount. Administrative offices, academic buildings, recreational spaces, sporting facilities, and student homes are all part of the campus. The Rhatigan Student Center, located in the heart of campus, serves as the social core for university students. Aside from this, the university has two further satellite campuses in Maize and Derby. WSU has three libraries, the main one being Ablah Library. These libraries provide students and faculty with access to information, technology, and other resources critical to WSU learning and research.


Wichita State is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC-NCA).

Jobs and Placement

Every year, Wichita State University holds a Placement exam, primarily consisting of math and English, to place students in their intended profiles. While some opt to work in the United States, others pursue further education. Wichita State University graduates earn an average salary of $133k.

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