most affordable research university in Kansas
Online students pay in-state tuition
transfer destination in Kansas
10 years in a row (Kansas Board of Regents)
As the No. 1 most affordable research institution in Kansas and the No. 1 transfer destination in Kansas (for 10 years in a row), Wichita State University is committed to building a community that will break the mold. Through groundbreaking research and real-world application, you’ll be prepared to pursue your dreams as soon as you graduate.
Our programs evolve based on your needs and job market trends. The Shocker Career Accelerator program is designed specifically to help you build relevant, in-demand skills. And we also offer applied learning opportunities such as clinical placement, service learning and volunteering, and student research and mentorship so you're fully prepared to enter or advance in your field.
Home to multiple Fortune 500 companies
With partnerships in virtually every industry
The only urban-serving university in Kansas
25% jump among Hispanic first-year students from 2020 to 2021 (The Chronicle of Higher Education)