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Wichita State University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Wichita, KS

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,439
Out-of-state: $34,621
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,299
Out-of-state: $17,481
Room and Board
$12,620
Books and Supplies
$1,250
Other Expenses
$3,270
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@wichita.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning August 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001950
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
1,460 (88.6%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
1,038 (71.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,011 (97.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
216 (21.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$7,956
Need-Based Gift
Received by 681 (67.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,330
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 662 (65.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $1,644
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 657 (65.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
389 (23.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,234

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
6,583 (74.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
5,364 (81.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
5,242 (97.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
905 (17.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$8,155
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,625 (69.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,299
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,750 (71.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $2,136
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,479 (47.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,429 (16.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,273

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$24,839
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
4.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
Private loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships, Bureau of Indian Affairs Grants, TRIO Kansas Kids GEAR UP Scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,512

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