As a Returning Adult we recognize you face a different set of challenges than traditional students when it comes to completing your degree. We are here to ensure you no longer need to sacrifice family or work commitments in order to fulfill your educational dreams.

Adult learning students in library.

The tools for success

Whether you are finishing a degree, changing your course to another option or beginning a new path, we are here to help every step of the way. With hundreds of classes offered on a variety of days and times we have the tools to help you succeed. 

We are proud to be recognized by as one of the top 50 colleges in the nation for Returning Adult education.

Transfer Gateway: A New Transfer Estimator

No. 1 Transfer Destination in Kansas

If you're transfering to WSU, we want to give you credit for the work you've done at your previous institution. Our new Transfer Gateway will let you estimate how many of those credits will transfer to your desired degree program at Wichita State.

Shocker stories gallery

Shocker Stories

Read our Shocker Stories, a sampling of how some of our returning adult students found their way back to college through Wichita State.


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Returning Adult Admissions    Shocker Pathway    Online Courses & Programs    Schedule of Courses
Osher Scholarship for Returning Adults    Graduate School    Transferring Community College Credits    English Placement Exams
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