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The Wichita State difference

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Applied Learning

As a Shocker, you'll get the chance to work side-by-side with established professionals, building contacts, confidence and a strong resume before graduation.

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Research

With more than 30 renowned centers and institutes and state-of-the-art labs and research facilities, Wichita State students do real research that impacts the community, the economy and people's lives.

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Innovation

At Wichita State, our students are the engine of innovation, with a collaborative infrastructure that helps develop new ideas, and get new projects and businesses off the ground.

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By the numbers

No. 1 most affordable research university in the region

High quality and affordable tuition make Wichita State a great value. We're among the most affordable four-year colleges and universities in the U.S.

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Top 30 in U.S. college engineering R&D expenditures

Wichita State continues to rise in the National Science Foundation's ranking of U.S. college engineering R&D expenditures

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No. 1 Transfer Destination in the state of Kansas

For 10 straight years, WSU has been the top transfer destination for Kansas community college students. Potential transfer students can see how the credits they have already taken can apply to different degrees by using our Transfer Gateway.

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$164 million in annual funding for research activities at Wichita State

Since 2010, Wichita State University is one of the fastest-growing research universities in the United States.

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Happening at Wichita State

Why Wichita State?

WSU grads working in Kansas earn more than those from other state institutions
Applied learning for every major.
Among the highest first-year employment rates for public university grads working in Kansas
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