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Transfer Scholarship One of Many Reasons WSU Is State's Top Destination

Transfer students attending Wichita State in Fall 2023 can apply by April 1 and be considered for the Transfer Merit Scholarships - just one of several reasons Wichita State is Kansas' top transfer destination 12 years running.


The Shocker Experience

A broad look at the unique amenities, activities, programs and culture students can expect on the Wichita State campus.
LEAD - Wichita State to KU Law

Saving students time and money while providing opportunities to learn about legal practice and prep for law school is the goal of the LEAD program. This is an accelerated program starting with an undergrad degree at WSU and placement into KU Law.

Shamrock outside of Wallace Hall.

What's with the clovers on campus? It is a fair question, and the answer has more lore to it than one would think. Plus, while two are clearly visible, there is a secret third clover hidden. Can you find it?

Wu with the DECA logo.

DECA is a global non-profit with chapters in nearly 200 colleges and universities. Shockers can now get involved with DECA's collegiate programs with the mission of growing leadership and entrepreneurial skills.

No. 1 Transfer Destination in Kansas 12 Years in a Row - Wichita State University

Transfer students attending Wichita State in Fall 2023 can apply by April 1 and be considered for the Transfer Merit Scholarships - just one of several reasons Wichita State is Kansas' top transfer destination 12 years running.

Humans of Wichita State

Bios of current Shocker students and their experiences.
Kristy Pacheco

Kristy transferred to Wichita State to study elementary education. She has been working hard towards her goal of not only being an educator, but an advocate for underprivileged and minority students.

Vichra Vorn, Wichita State business management student

One of the newest members of the Barton School of Business, Vichra Vorn has a passion for her academics and involvement on campus. Hailing from Cambodia, Vichra is a member of Student Ambassador Society and a Barton Business School Ambassador.

Lupe Torres, Wichita State Transfer Guide

One of Wichita State's many first generation college students, Lupe Torres is a fall 2022 transfer to Shocker Nation studying International Business. She is a Transfer Guide and Barton Business Ambassador.

Grace Boman, Wichita State transfer student.

Previously at nearby Butler Community College, Grace Boman brings perspective as a member of Wichita State's thriving transfer student population. She is studying History with a Japanese minor, and will be studying abroad in Japan during the Spring 2023 semester.

Tips and Guides

Helpful lists, guides, and "How-Tos" designed to make the process of becoming a Shocker as easy and seamless as possible.
Wichita State University campus tour.

Visits are offered year-round while the Wichita State campus is open and are tailored to students' specific academic interest. Here are a few things to keep in mind when coming for a tour.

Riley McMillan moves in to her dorm at the beginning of the Fall 2022 semester.

There are plenty of ways to make your dorm feel more like home. Here are a few tips from current Shockers of ways to liven up your room without breaking the bank.

ACT Tips

Planning on taking the ACT soon? Current and former Shocker students share their experience and tips on what to do leading up to, and on, test day.


The roommate feature in Wichita State's ZeeMee community is a popular way for new students to find compatible matches. This guide is here to help make the ZeeMee app experience simple and easy.


Posts highlighting the best parts and hidden gems of Kansas' largest city.
Looking west on Douglas Avenue in downtown Wichita.

Compared to to other regional metro areas, Wichita is an affordable option to both live and go to college. Students who live in surrounding metro areas also benefit from receiving in-state tuition rates at Wichita State University.

Five Winter Must-Dos in Wichita.

Students in the Wichita area have plenty of ways to spend their winter break around the city. Read through our top five and have a Happy Holidays from the Office of Admissions staff.

A view of the atrium inside the new Woolsey Hall.

Wayne and Kaye Woolsey Hall broke ground in 2020. On Aug. 22, 2022, the first ever classes were hosted in the new home of the Barton School of Business. Here is a look at the state-of-the-art facility.

View looking down the main street of Wichita's Cowtown.

Take a trip through one of Wichita's unique stops - Cowtown. This authentic offering takes travelers back to the 19th century of the wild west.

For the Foodies

Food reviews of all the diverse cuisine offerings available on and around campus.
Tera Park and Mandy Harmon enjoying Freddy's in the RSC.

The Rhatigan Student Center hosts a variety of eateries, including Wichita's very own Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers. This has proven to be a perfect spot for burgers, fries, and a sweet afternoon treat for students and staff alike.

Sungrano Pizza's New York-style slice size.

Social Tap and Sungrano Pizza combine for unique dining experiences on-campus. Sungrano's newest offering - New York-style pizza - is perfect for those who love equal amounts of quantity and quality in their pizza.

RSC Panda Express Kung Pao Chicken with Chow Mein

The Rhatigan Student Center hosts a variety of on-campus dining options for students, including Panda Express. This review dives into a delicious option for both spicy food and vegetable lovers.

Freddy's vegetarian burger and fries.

Freddy's was founded in Wichita and has spread across the country. The Rhatigan Student Center location doesn't skimp on vegetarian options, and admissions staff member Baylee Almos reviews her favorite campus veggie meal.

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