Wichita State University Graduate Schools

Wichita State University (referred to as WSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Wichita, KS. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Wichita State University is $6,932 for Kansas residents and $14,845 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,772 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 15,778 including undergraduate students.

Wichita State University Graduate School Overview

Wichita State University (referred to as WSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Wichita, KS. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Wichita State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1934 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Wichita State UniversityDirectory Information
School NameWichita State University (referred to as WSU)
Address1845 N. Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260-0124
Phone316-978-3456
Webhttps://www.wichita.edu
Online Applicationhttps://webs.wichita.edu/?u=apply&p=/OnlineApplicationGateway
Financial Infohttps://www.wichita.edu/thisis/home/?u=finaid_home
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Wichita State University is $6,932 for Kansas residents and $14,845 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,772 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 15,778 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 83 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 13 programs are available online classes.
WSU Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$14,845
$6,932 for Kansas Residents
Student Population2,772
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs83 graduate programs
(13 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Wichita State University is $6,932 for Kansas residents and $14,845 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $302 for Kansas residents and $742 for out-of-state students. Wichita State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
WSU 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Kansas Residents$6,932
Out-of-State$14,845
Tuition per Credit Hour
Kansas Residents$302
Out-of-State$742
Wichita State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Wichita State University campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at WSU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)13 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

Wichita State University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Wichita State University is $6,932 for Kansas residents and $14,845 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.19% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Wichita State University
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$4,927$868$12,099$868
2016-2017$5,173$905$12,704$905
2017-2018$5,302$1,785$13,022$1,785
2018-2019$5,435$1,469$13,348$1,469
2019-2020$5,435$1,497$13,348$1,497
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $15,890 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Wichita State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 9.42% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,822. Off-campus living costs are increased by 1.65% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Wichita State University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$10,930$3,612$9,100$4,362
2016-2017$9,853$3,614$10,575$4,769
2017-2018$10,000$4,326$10,755$4,849
2018-2019$11,252$3,270$10,327$3,270
2019-2020$12,620$3,270$10,552$3,270
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $302 for Kansas residents and $742 for other students at Wichita State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Wichita State University
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$274$672
2016-2017$287$706
2017-2018$295$723
2018-2019$302$742
2019-2020$302$742

Graduate Programs at WSU

Wichita State University offers 85 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 967 students have completed their study at Wichita State University.
Offered Degrees at Wichita State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree569719
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship11049
Doctor's degree - other3172
Post Bachelor's Degree11195
Post Master's Degree4132
Total8512967

Wichita State University offers 85 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 967 students have completed their studies.
  • 719 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 72 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 95 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 32 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 12 completers-
Environmental Science12-
Communication and Journalism [+] 7 completers-
Communication7-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 59 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science20-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications39-
Education [+] (6 completers) 86 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction21$41,300
Educational Leadership and Administration9-
Special Education and Teaching18$44,800
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services30-
Music Teacher Education7-
Engineering [+] 126 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering18-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering24-
Mechanical Engineering32-
Industrial Engineering52-
Engineering Technology [+] 8 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management8-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature2-
Work and Family Studies [+] (2 completers) 12 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Adult Development and Aging12-
English Language And Literature [+] 17 completers-
English Language and Literature9-
Creative Writing8-
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies2-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 29 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences11-
Exercise Physiology18-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 5 completers-
Mathematics5-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 25 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management25-
Physical Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry3-
Physics2-
Psychology [+] 36 completers-
Psychology17-
School Psychology6-
Educational Psychology13-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 27 completers$35,700
0$35,700
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies27-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 71 completers-
0-
Public Administration15-
Social Work56$38,300
Social Sciences [+] 12 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology9-
Sociology3-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 30 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Industrial and Product Design5-
Fine/Studio Arts0-
Painting3-
Sculpture0-
Printmaking1-
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics2-
Music Performance10-
Music Theory and Composition0-
Conducting2-
Keyboard Instruments0-
Voice and Opera5-
Stringed Instruments0-
Music Pedagogy2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 78 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Sciences and Disorders22$46,500
Physician Assistant46-
Nursing Science10-
Business [+] (2 completers) 65 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management48$54,000
Accounting9-
Business/Managerial Economics8-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total719
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 3 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration3-
Engineering [+] 23 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering4-
Mechanical Engineering7-
Industrial Engineering11-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 4 completers-
Mathematics0-
Applied Mathematics4-
Physical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry7-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
Psychology0-
Clinical Psychology2-
Community Psychology5-
Applied Psychology4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Sciences and Disorders1-
Total49
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 72 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist6-
Physical Therapy/Therapist44-
Nursing Science22-
Total72
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Engineering [+] 68 completers-
Engineering0-
Systems Engineering4-
Industrial Engineering64-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 0 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Exercise Physiology1-
Military Technologies And Applied Sciences [+] 4 completers-
0-
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare4-
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health4-
Business [+] 17 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management16-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies1-
Total95
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 9 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration6-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services3-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 23 completers-
0-
Public Administration23-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music Performance0-
Total32

Graduate Student Population at WSU

For academic year 2019-2020, total 2,772 students enrolled into Wichita State University graduate schools where it has total 15,778 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,200 full-time and 1,572 part-time students. By gender, 1,259 male and 1,513 female students are attending Wichita State University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Wichita State University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Wichita State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,7721,2591,513
Full-time1,200508692
Part-tme1,572751821
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Wichita State University.
There are 1,722 White (62.12%), 143 Black/African American (5.16%), 196 Hispanic (7.07%), 107 Asian (3.86%), and 604 students with other races. 469 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Wichita State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,7721,2591,513
American Indian/Native American221012
Asian1075552
Black/African American1436281
Hispanic19676120
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White1,7226861,036
Two More602436
Un-Known522824
Non-resident Alien469318151
Wichita State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 572 graduate students (20.63% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,262 graduate students (45.53% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Wichita State University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Wichita State University
Number of Students
Total2,772
Enrolled Online Exclusively572
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,262
Not in Online Courses938
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Wichita State University. 737 students are aged 20 to 24 (26.59% of total students), 254 students are aged above 50 (9.16%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Wichita State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Wichita State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,7721,2591,513
Age 20-21411724
Age 22-24696294402
Age 25-29864448416
Age 30-34398200198
Age 35-39248116132
Age 40-4927199172
Age 50-641415289
Over 641133380

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