Wichita State University: Admission & Tests

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Good
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Here is a brief overview of Wichita State University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Wichita State University admission requirements are extremely weak; in 2015/16 this college accepted 95% of the applicants.

The college doesn't require you to submit reference letters with your application and does not require admission test scores.

Wichita State University usually will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$30
Wichita State University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Wichita State University is $30.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Aptitude Test is unusual element of the application. Only 7% of applicants at Wichita State University completed the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 440 to 620 on Critical Reading and from 460 to 620 on Math. Thus, if you have above 580 in SAT Critical Reading and 580 in SAT Math - that good enough to get admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
410
530
580

SAT Math
430
540
580

ACT Test Scores

Taking American College Test is a really important part of the application at Wichita State University. 87% of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 20 to 27 on Composite, from 19 to 27 on English, and from 19 to 27 on Math. Based off those numbers, if you scored above 25 in ACT Composite, 25 in ACT English, and 25 in ACT Math, this should get you admitted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
18
24
25

ACT English
18
23
25

ACT Math
18
23
25

Contact Admissions

Phone
(316)
978-3456
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Wichita State University, please contact the college directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (316) 978-3456 or check Wichita State University Website

Learn More About Wichita State University

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Kansas Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
We reviewed 44 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Topeka, Salina, McPherson, Atchison, Great Bend, and 30 other cities. About 1,600 accounting and finance degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for accounting and finance degree programs in KS is about $19,800.

Aerospace and Aeronautical
Detailed information about 4 aerospace and aeronautical schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, and Manhattan. Around 300 aerospace and aeronautical diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for aerospace and aeronautical programs in KS: $14,700.

Art
Our listing contains 26 art schools and colleges in Wichita, Salina, Topeka, Atchison, Iola, Hays, McPherson, and 19 other cities. Around 400 art diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for art programs in KS - $20,200.

Biology
Read about 36 biology schools and colleges in Wichita, McPherson, Manhattan, Overland Park, Salina, Dodge City, Independence, and 27 more cities. About 1,200 biology degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for biology degree programs in KS: $19,800.

Business
Learn more about 54 business schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Topeka, McPherson, Salina, Lawrence, Manhattan, and 37 other cities. About 4,400 business diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for business degree programs in KS is approximately $18,200.

Chemistry
Read about 25 chemistry schools and colleges in Wichita, McPherson, Hillsboro, North Newton, Emporia, Lindsborg, Topeka, and 19 other cities. Around 400 chemistry degrees are granted every year. Average tuition price for chemistry degree programs in KS is roughly $21,600.

Communication and Journalism
Learn about 32 communication and journalism schools and colleges in Wichita, McPherson, Lawrence, Overland Park, Baldwin City, Great Bend, North Newton, and 24 more cities. About 1,100 communication and journalism degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for communication and journalism programs in KS is roughly $20,200.

Computer Science
Read about 52 computer science schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Topeka, Salina, Emporia, Manhattan, Colby, and 33 other cities. Approximately 1,100 computer science diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for computer science programs in KS is about $14,300.

Criminal Justice
Our listing contains 41 criminal justice schools and colleges in Wichita, Topeka, McPherson, Overland Park, Salina, Emporia, Atchison, and 27 more cities. About 700 criminal justice diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for criminal justice programs in KS: $14,700.

Dance and Ballet
We list 8 dance and ballet schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, Garden City, Iola, El Dorado, Salina, and Great Bend. Around 100 dance and ballet diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for dance and ballet programs in KS - $10,200.

Dental
Read about 12 dental schools and colleges in Wichita, Parsons, Lawrence, Dodge City, Overland Park, Great Bend, Colby, and 7 more cities. Approximately 300 dental degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for dental programs in KS is around $8,300.

Economics
Detailed information about 12 economics schools and colleges in Baldwin City, Pittsburg, Lindsborg, Great Bend, Wichita, Atchison, Ottawa, and 9 more cities. Approximately 400 economics diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for economics programs in KS is approximately $21,800.

Education
Get details on 44 education schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Lawrence, McPherson, Topeka, Atchison, Garden City, and 30 other cities. Around 4,200 education diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition for education degree programs in KS is about $18,900.

Engineering
Get details on 33 engineering schools and colleges in Wichita, Salina, Manhattan, Lawrence, Topeka, Overland Park, Garden City, and 21 more cities. Around 2,500 engineering degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for engineering degree programs in KS - $17,200.

English and Literature
Learn more about 29 english and literature schools and colleges in Wichita, McPherson, Lawrence, Baldwin City, Iola, Ottawa, Great Bend, and 22 more cities. Around 600 english and literature diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for english and literature degree programs in KS - $21,200.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
Learn about 6 ethnic and cultural studies schools and colleges in Lawrence, Wichita, Olathe, Hays, and Manhattan. About 300 ethnic and cultural studies diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition cost for ethnic and cultural studies programs in KS is about $18,800.

Foreign Languages
Get details on 18 foreign languages schools and colleges in Wichita, Hays, Pittsburg, El Dorado, McPherson, Atchison, Lawrence, and 14 other cities. Approximately 300 foreign languages degrees are granted each year. Average tuition cost for foreign languages programs in KS is approximately $20,600.

General Studies
Learn more about 48 general studies schools and colleges in Wichita, Manhattan, Lawrence, Overland Park, McPherson, Kansas City, Atchison, and 37 more cities. About 6,700 general studies degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for general studies degree programs in KS - $7,200.

Geology
Learn about 5 geology schools and colleges in Manhattan, Emporia, Lawrence, Wichita, and Hays. Around 200 geology degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition price for geology degree programs in KS is roughly $20,600.

Graphic Design and Animation
Learn about 21 graphic design and animation schools and colleges in Topeka, Concordia, Independence, Pittsburg, Great Bend, Olathe, El Dorado, and 17 other cities. Around 300 graphic design and animation diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition for graphic design and animation degree programs in KS is approximately $15,200.

History
Learn more about 26 history schools and colleges in Wichita, McPherson, Baldwin City, Leavenworth, Pittsburg, Hillsboro, Olathe, and 20 more cities. About 300 history diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for history programs in KS is approximately $20,500.

Laboratory Assistance
Read about 19 laboratory assistance schools and colleges in Manhattan, Lawrence, Hutchinson, Topeka, Fort Scott, Overland Park, Coffeyville, and 14 more cities. Approximately 200 laboratory assistance degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for laboratory assistance programs in KS is approximately $9,400.

Management
Read information about 58 management schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan, Salina, Kansas City, and 37 more cities. Around 4,900 management diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition price for management programs in KS - $18,000.

Marketing and Advertising
We list 31 marketing and advertising schools and colleges in Topeka, McPherson, Wichita, Salina, El Dorado, Kansas City, Olathe, and 24 more cities. Around 1,200 marketing and advertising degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for marketing and advertising programs in KS is around $16,200.

Mathematics
We list 28 mathematics schools and colleges in Wichita, McPherson, Baldwin City, Iola, Ottawa, Great Bend, Topeka, and 22 other cities. Approximately 300 mathematics diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for mathematics degree programs in KS is around $21,100.

Medical
Our directory contains 55 medical schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Topeka, Lawrence, Salina, Manhattan, Emporia, and 35 other cities. About 3,300 medical diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for medical programs in KS is roughly $12,000.

Medical Assistant
Get details on 46 medical assistant schools and colleges in Wichita, Topeka, Overland Park, Lawrence, Salina, Manhattan, Coffeyville, and 24 more cities. About 2,300 medical assistant degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for medical assistant degree programs in KS is around $8,100.

Music
Read about 26 music schools and colleges in McPherson, Wichita, Baldwin City, Iola, Ottawa, Hays, Dodge City, and 21 more cities. About 400 music degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for music programs in KS is about $20,000.

Natural Resources and Environment
Our directory contains 15 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, Salina, Emporia, Overland Park, Liberal, Great Bend, and 9 other cities. About 200 natural resources and environment degrees are granted every year. Average tuition price for natural resources and environment degree programs in KS is about $21,200.

Nursing
Learn about 52 nursing schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Topeka, Salina, Kansas City, Emporia, Concordia, and 34 more cities. Approximately 7,100 nursing diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for nursing programs in KS - $8,500.

Occupational Therapy
Learn more about 35 occupational therapy schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, McPherson, Salina, Baldwin City, Hillsboro, Topeka, and 25 more cities. About 1,000 occupational therapy diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for occupational therapy degree programs in KS is roughly $20,100.

Philosophy
Our directory contains 15 philosophy schools and colleges in Wichita, Baldwin City, Sterling, Manhattan, Hays, Atchison, Salina, and 10 more cities. Around 100 philosophy diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition charges for philosophy programs in KS is roughly $23,700.

Physical Therapy
Learn about 16 physical therapy schools and colleges in Salina, Colby, Leavenworth, Iola, Topeka, Fort Scott, Parsons, and 12 other cities. About 300 physical therapy diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for physical therapy programs in KS is roughly $12,600.

Physics
Learn more about 18 physics schools and colleges in Emporia, Great Bend, Salina, El Dorado, Manhattan, Atchison, Iola, and 14 more cities. About 200 physics diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition for physics degree programs in KS is roughly $15,700.

Political Science
We reviewed 15 political science schools and colleges in Wichita, Baldwin City, McPherson, Lawrence, Great Bend, Pittsburg, Atchison, and 11 more cities. Around 500 political science degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for political science programs in KS - $19,900.

Psychology
Read information about 32 psychology schools and colleges in Wichita, McPherson, Emporia, Lawrence, Overland Park, Colby, Hillsboro, and 26 other cities. Approximately 1,700 psychology degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for psychology degree programs in KS is approximately $20,100.

Social Work
Our listing contains 24 social work schools and colleges in Wichita, Topeka, McPherson, Lawrence, Emporia, Manhattan, Atchison, and 17 more cities. Approximately 1,100 social work diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for social work programs in KS is roughly $20,100.

Sociology and Anthropology
Detailed information about 21 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Wichita, Baldwin City, Lindsborg, Iola, Pittsburg, Great Bend, McPherson, and 16 other cities. Around 500 sociology and anthropology diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for sociology and anthropology programs in KS is roughly $20,900.

Theater and Drama
Read about 23 theater and drama schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, Topeka, McPherson, Baldwin City, Leavenworth, Independence, and 16 other cities. Approximately 200 theater and drama diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for theater and drama degree programs in KS is roughly $16,800.

Work and Family Studies
Get details on 24 work and family studies schools and colleges in Great Bend, Leavenworth, Wichita, El Dorado, Iola, Pittsburg, Colby, and 21 other cities. About 700 work and family studies diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for work and family studies degree programs in KS is around $16,900.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Admissions in Nearby Schools