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Location & Weather

City and State

City Population: 630,000
Size in Area: 423 sq km
Campus to Airport: 20 minutes

Wichita is the largest city in Kansas. It is the cultural, industrial, and financial center of Kansas. The city has a top-rated symphony orchestra, ballet, beautiful parks, and interesting museums. More than 800 corporations conduct international trade in the city and Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (ICT) is one of the fastest-growing airports in the nation.

Wichita is known for its warm and friendly people, good schools, and low crime rate. The city has been given the prestigious All-American City award three times. This award is given to the 10 best cities in the U.S. Kansas has also been cited as being the 4th most livable state in America because of its attractive employment opportunities, quality education, affordable housing, and strong economy.


Wichita enjoys four seasons a year. Spring has mild temperatures and the city receives rain more often during this season than any other time of the year. Thousands of flowers bloom on the campus during the spring. Summer is hot and somewhat humid with bright and sunny days. Fall has mild temperatures and the city is especially colorful during this season. Winter is our coldest season and light snowfall occurs every few weeks.

Season/Months High/Low
Spring: March-May
24 C / 3 C
Summer: June-August
34 C / 19 C
Fall: September-November
28 C / 3 C
Winter: December-February
9 C / -4 C