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Washburn University

Topeka, KS

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

Web Sitewww.washburn.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students5,793
   Women3,446 (59.5%)
   Men2,347 (40.5%)
Graduate Students822

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyNoncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate99% of 1,458 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineAugust 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Essay
Extracurricular Activities
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.40
SAT MathNot reported
SAT Critical ReadingNot reported
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $20,408
Out-of-state: $30,728
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $8,300
Out-of-state: $18,620
Room and Board
$7,527
Average Percent of Need Met38%
Average Freshman Award$9,828
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$23,552

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
286
Regular Class Size2-9 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

CAMPUS LIFE

Topeka Population127,679
Nearest Metropolitan AreaKansas City
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 46% of freshmen, 15% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division II
MascotIchabod
Sororities9% of women participate
Fraternities 9% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2% Asian
5.2% Black/African-American
7.4% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
64.7% White
16.9% Unknown
International Students4.3% from 38 countries
First-Year Students Returning68.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
15.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
85%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
25.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.35 3.39     23
Low 2.56 2.82     19
High 3.90 4.12     27
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