Washburn University

Topeka, KS

Washburn University

Topeka, KS

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Tuition & Fees

$8,762

$19,766

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Selective

Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

6,290

undergraduate students

932

graduate students

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School Facts

Washburn, founded in 1865, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 160-acre campus is located in the center of Topeka.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 7,222
Established in 1865
Coeducational Coeducational

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160-acre campus in Topeka (population: 126,587), 60 miles from Kansas City. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Kansas City. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Washburn University
1700 South West College Avenue
Topeka, KS
66621

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
13%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
57%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
66%
Bottom 1/2
34%
Bottom 1/4
11%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

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Admissions Facts

Application fee $20
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted ACT only Required

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Admissions Factors

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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Financial Aid

64%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,254

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,652
Room $5,625
Board $4,090
Additional fees $110
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $19,477
Average Financial Aid - $7,254
Total with Avg. Aid $12,223
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 785 670-1151
F: 785 670-1079
financialaid@washburn.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, dodgeball, football, golf, handball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General.
Anthropology, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Chemistry, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Corrections.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Criminalistics and Criminal Science.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Design and Applied Arts, Other.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Biology.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant.
Forensic Science and Technology.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
German Language and Literature.
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician.
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Molecular Biology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Natural Sciences.
Occupational Therapist Assistant.
Organizational Communication, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Therapy Assistant.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Engineering.
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist.
Securities Services Administration/Management.
Small Business Administration/Management.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling.
Surgical Technology/Technologist.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business
  3. Education

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

7,222

total students

89%

in-state

11%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

6,290
students

Female
61%
3,860

Male
39%
2,430

13%

932
students

Female
65%
605

Male
35%
327

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

60%

3,803
students

Female
60%
2,298

Male
40%
1,505

40%

2,487
students

Female
63%
1,562

Male
37%
925

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

3%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 23

Spring: January 24

Summer: May 29

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 34
Countries most often represented China
Japan
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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