Established in 1895, Wichita State University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Wichita (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Kansas. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Wichita State University (WSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Wichita State University (WSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 127 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. WSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Name||Wichita State University|
|Colours||Black and gold|
|Address||1845 North Fairmount
|Tel||+1 (316) 978 3456|
|Fax||+1 (316) 978 3777|
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||Office of International Education
(316) 978 3232
|Control Type||Public State|
|Basic Classification||Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity|
|2000 Classification||Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||High undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Professions plus arts & sciences, high graduate coexistence|
Wichita State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 1,878,578 physical volumes, 208,036 physical media, 3,642,979 digital/electronic medium and 282 licensed digital/electronic databases. Wichita State University's library has 2 branches.
Wichita State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,396 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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