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Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology is a public institution located in Wichita, Kansas. The rural area surrounding WSU Tech is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

1,499 Full-Time Undergraduates
$4,522 Avg In-State Tuition

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Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

WSU Tech has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#73 Best Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at WSU Tech.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Other Precision Production Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Mechanical Engineering Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Other Precision Production Basic Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Mechanical Engineering Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Value Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#8 Best Heavy Equipment Maintenance Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Value Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Best Engineering Technologies Basic Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards WSU Tech has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#7 Best Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician Schools College Factual
#18 Best Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician Schools College Factual
#24 Best Vehicle Maintenance & Repair Schools College Factual
#29 Best Value Colleges for Vehicle Maintenance & Repair College Factual
#47 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Schools College Factual
#153 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Course Advisor

Where Is Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology?

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Contact details for WSU Tech are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100, Wichita, KS 67226
Phone: 316-677-9400

Can I Afford WSU Tech?

$4,522 In-State Tuition
46% Take Out Loans
15.6% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time WSU Tech students paid $101 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $121 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $4,522 $5,426
Fees $2,080 $2,080
Books and Supplies $1,055 $1,055

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At WSU Tech, approximately 46% of students took out student loans averaging $5,417 a year. That adds up to $21,668 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at WSU Tech is 15.6%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,499 Full-Time Undergraduates
42% Women
41% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 4,606 undergraduate students at WSU Tech, with 1,499 being full-time and 3,107 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 1,499 full-time undergraduates at WSU Tech, 58% are male and 42% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 70
Black or African American 124
Hispanic or Latino 323
White 814
International Students 32
Other Races/Ethnicities 136

Over 13 countries are represented at WSU Tech. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Bangladesh, Kenya, and Tanzania.

Online Learning at Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology

923 Took All Classes Online
2,189 Took At Least One Class Online
17.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 2,189 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at WSU Tech has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of WSU Tech

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology was 17.3%. This is the #1,001 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at WSU Tech regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 480 0 0 480
Home Health Aide/Home Attendant 233 0 0 233
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology 208 1 2 211
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 0 0 129 129
Airframe Mechanics & Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 34 78 112
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician 0 0 102 102
Surgical Technology 0 32 38 70
Plastics & Polymer Engineering Technology 64 2 2 68
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 47 3 5 55
Medication Aide 36 0 0 36
Mechanical Drafting & Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD 5 14 15 34
Welding Technology/Welder 20 3 8 31
Other Precision Production 30 0 0 30
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 1 7 18 26
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 7 17 24
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 7 14 21
Robotics Technology 4 4 8 16
General Drafting & Design Technology 0 5 6 11
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology 3 4 2 9
Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology 0 3 6 9
Carpentry/Carpenter 3 2 0 5
Other Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 4 0 4
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 0 2 2 4
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology 0 1 0 1
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 1 0 0 1
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 0 1 0 1
Avionics Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1,135 136 452 1,723

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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