Academics

Location
Wichita, KS
Undergrads
8,670
Tuition (in-state)
$14,476 ($6,442)
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
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1 College Senior

Academics: The photography program at Wichita State is virtually non-existent.

3 College Senior

Academics: I am paying to learn something, I feel like the professors should give a crap.

5 College Senior

Academics: Very challenging and great professors so far!

3 College Senior

Academics: Many required engineering courses fill up every semester and have students waiting to take them. They need to offer more of the courses that fill up.

4 College Freshman

Academics: HAs CO OP and can earn credits

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 145th
    Best Course Variety
  • 155th
    Best Online Course Options
  • 178th
    Best Registration Process
  • 283rd
    Best Use of Teaching Assistants
  • 373rd
    Best Student-Faculty Ratio

Student Author Overview

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Facts & Statistics

Student-Faculty Ratio
20:1
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
445
Part-Time Instructional Faculty
347
Total FT Faculty
572
Faculty with Terminal Degree
81%
Average Faculty Salary
$71,527
Full-Time Retention Rate
70%
Part-Time Retention Rate
30%
Transfer-Out Rate
34%
Graduation Rate
41%
Programs/Majors Offered
78
Academic/Career Counseling?
Yes
Remedial Services?
Yes
Instructional Programs
Occupational: Yes
Academic: Yes
Continuing Professional: Yes
Recreational/Avocational: Yes
Adult Basic Remedial: No
Secondary (High School): No
Special Credit Opportunities
Advanced Placement (AP) Credits: Yes
Dual Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credits: Yes
Degrees Awarded
  • Associate degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certificate
  • Doctorate - Professional practice
  • Doctorate - Research/scholarship
  • Master's degree
  • Post-bachelor's certificate
  • Post-master's certificate
Most Popular Majors
  • Business Administration and Management: 3%
  • General Studies: 2%
  • Nursing Science, Education, and Practice: 3%
  • Social Work: 2%
Special Study Options
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Student Polls

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements?    Based on 41 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • The academic advisers are helpful.
  • It is easy to get the classes you want.
  • Grading is generally consistent and fair.
  • There are a variety of interesting courses to take.
  • Students are encouraged to explore a wide range of courses and topics.
  • My Gen-Ed requirements are worthwhile and meaningful.
  • The workload is easy to manage.
  • There are plenty of good online course options.
  • Teaching assistants (TAs) are used effectively.
  • The course scheduling/registration process is efficient and student-friendly.
  • Classrooms/labs are up-to-date and incorporate new technologies effectively.

How strongly do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements regarding the professors at this school?    Based on 42 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Professors are approachable and helpful when needed
  • Professors are engaging and easy to understand.
  • Professors are experts in their field.
  • Professors are passionate about the topics they teach.
  • Professors care about their students' success.
  • Professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.
  • Professors use teaching assistants (TAs) effectively.
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