WSU Colleges

WSU has six academic colleges that offer degrees. Click on the college name to go to its homepage.

W. Frank Barton School of Business (BA)

Wichita State’s W. Frank Barton School of Business is the school of choice in the region if you wish to study business. Our faculty has a world of experience in the real world of business -- experience that will enrich your studies.

The Barton School has the widest variety of business programs in the state, and we’re accredited in both business and accounting by AACSB International -- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, a distinction held by only 12 percent of the nation's business schools.

Business School Advising Center
Phone: (316) 978-3203
Visit the Business Advising website 

College of Applied Studies (AS, formerly ED)

Experience is everything in WSU’s College of Applied Studies. A vital part of every student’s program of study is the opportunity to apply classroom learning in a real world setting. Whether it’s education related professions, athletic training, exercise science or sport management; experience, combined with a solid foundation of knowledge gained in the classroom, positions College of Education graduates for success in their chosen professions.

College of Applied Studies Advising Center
Phone: (316) 978-3300
Visit the College of Applied Studies Advising Center website

College of Engineering (EN)

To become a great engineer, you need the very best education – and nowhere will you find a more complete learning experience than Wichita State University's College of Engineering. Combining our renowned programs, technology and unmatched research facilities with the opportunities for experience-based learning found in Kansas' largest city, only WSU offers an engineering education to take you as far as you want to go. At WSU, you'll not only gain a solid foundation of engineering knowledge, you'll enter the job market with a loaded resume and countless industry connections – giving you a huge advantage over the competition.

College of Engineering Advising Center
Phone: (316) 978-3420
Visit the College of Engineering Advising Center website

College of Fine Arts (FA)

From degree programs you can't find at any other state school to the face-to-face interaction of students and professionals, no other school in Kansas can offer fine arts students as much as Wichita State.

Combining the instruction of internationally acclaimed artists, the inspiration of a campus adorned by masterpieces, and the endless opportunities for real-world experience, students in WSU's College of Fine Arts not only study art — they live it.

School of Art, Design, and Creative Industries
Phone: (316) 978-7701

School of Music
Phone: (316) 978-6430

School of Performing Arts
Phone: (316) 978-6634
Visit the College of Fine Arts Advising Center website

College of Health Professions (HP)

Hands-on education in Kansas' largest health care community. The College of Health Professions at WSU places graduates in some of the fastest-growing, highest-paying health careers of the next decade. And since the best programs deserve some of the best facilities around, that's exactly what students get.

Our home in Ahlberg Hall is filled with cutting-edge equipment and labs, giving students real world learning opportunities. Plus, our location in the healthcare hub of Kansas puts hundreds of internships and jobs within reach.

Phone: (316) 978-3304, option 2
Visit the College of Health Professions Advising Center

Dorothy and Bill Cohen Honors College (HN)

The Dorothy and Bill Cohen Honors College engages ambitious students in all majors in interdisciplinary study, collaborative research or creative activity, and community service. We offer a small college environment with the resources of a research university.

Dorothy and Bill Cohen Honors College Advising Center

College of Innovation and Design (ID)

WSU's College of Innovation and Design involves partnerships between all of WSU's degree-granting colleges.  Focusing on creativity and collaboration, students and campus organizations are connected with resources and given a place for the community to come together to exchange ideas.  

College of Innovation and Design Team

Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LA)

WSU's Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers undergraduate majors in natural sciences and mathematics; social and behavioral sciences; humanities; and programs of professional training.

An education in these liberal arts disciplines helps students develop knowledge and appreciation of our physical and biological world, the arts and different cultures, and an awareness of civic responsibilities, as well as professional preparation.

Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Center
Phone: (316) 978-3700
Visit the Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Center website