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

Website: washburn.edu/

Public
Co-ed
5,468
Undergraduate
Students
(61.6%) 3,369 Women
(38.4%) 2,099 Men
817
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
93% of 1,883 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
August 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.42
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
18-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $18,014
Out-of-state: $29,084
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,870
Out-of-state: $19,940
Room and Board
$9,144
Average Percent of Need Met
34%
Average Freshman Award
$9,958
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$21,941
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
258
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Topeka Population
127,679
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Kansas City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
16% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Ichabod
Sororities
9% of women participate
Fraternities
9% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.3% Asian
6.8% Black/African-American
12.9% Hispanic/Latino
5.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
68.4% White
4.5% Unknown
International Students
3.1%
First-Year Students Returning
67.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
22.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
85%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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