FRESHMEN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

ADMISISONS

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FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Students graduating from an accredited high school, under the age of 21, MUST:
1 *Complete the precollege curriculum with at least a 2.0 GPA; (2.5 for out-of-state students); AND
2 Achieve ONE of the following:
ACT score of 21 or higher; OR
SAT score of 1060 or higher; OR
Graduate in the top one-third of their class; AND
3 Achieve a 2.0 GPA or higher on any college credit taken in high school.

Apply for admission at wichita.edu/apply.

Pay the $40 non-refundable application fee.

Take the ACT/SAT and submit your score to WSU. Wichita State’s ACT code is 1472. Wichita State’s SAT code is 6884.

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SCHOLARSHIPS

Fully admitted students are automatically considered for four-year, renewable scholarship awards ranging from $8,000-$16,000 for Kansas residents and $8,000-$24,000 for non-residents. Awards are based on high school GPA and national test score (ACT/SAT). Kansas residents and non residents named a National Merit or National Hispanic Recognition finalist receive a scholarship of $80,000 (residents) or $112,000 (non-residents).

TUITION DISCOUNTS

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Save on out of state tuition

Shocker City Partnership*

If you are a resident of the Dallas-Fort Worth, Kansas City (MO), Oklahoma City or Tulsa areas you are eligible to receieve regular in-state tuition through the Shocker City Partnership-a savings of about $8,700 a year.

Shocker Select*

Shocker Select offers a 33 percent discount on out-of-state tuition to residents of Oklahoma and Texas. Shocker Select students save about $5,500 each year.

Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)

The Midwest Student Exchange Program offers 33 percent off out-of-state tuition to residents of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and Wisconsin who meet the program’s qualifications for major, test score and GPA. MSEP students save about $5,200 each year.

Legacy Tuition

If you are a nonresident who pays out-of-state tuition rates and your parent, step-parent, legal guardian, grandparent or step-grandparent graduated from WSU with an associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree, you are eligible to receive regular in-state tuition. Legacy students save about $8,700 each year.

Visit wichita.edu/tuitiondiscounts for more details about MSEP, Shocker Select and Shocker City Partnership.



WSU is the #1 transfer destination in Kansas.

GET STARTED with three simple steps.

1

Apply for admission at wichita.edu/apply.

2

Pay the $40 non-refundable application fee.

3

Submit official transcripts to the Office of Admissions

Once you’re admitted, we’ll automatically consider you for transfer scholarships ranging from $2,000-$3,000.

TRANSFER ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

With 24 credit hours or more:

Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA on previous college work.

Under the age of 21 with fewer than 24 credit hours:

Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on previous college work and fulfill one freshman admission requirement


ADULT LEARNER ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

With fewer than 24 college credit hours:

Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on previous college work, and have graduated from an accredited high school or have the required GED scores.*

With no transfer work:

Have graduated from an accredited high school or meet the required GED scores.*

*GED requirements vary depending on the year the test was taken.


We’re military friendly.

Military appreciation at WSUFor five years in a row, Wichita State University has been recognized as a military-friendly institution because of its dedication to providing the guidance and resources to best serve the needs of our students. The Captain Riley Leroy Pitts Military and Veteran Student Center, located in Grace Wilkie Hall, gives active service members, veterans and their families a place to feel at home and fulfill their unique educational needs.

Learn how WSU can help you complete your next mission by visiting wichita.edu/veterancenter.


For complete admission requirements, visit wichita.edu/getadmitted.

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