Washburn University


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Washburn University


  • 98% have a job after 6 months
  • N/A have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years

In-state Tuition

$5,312 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$11,972 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

August 1

Application fee


Educational Resources


Law Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 338,794 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,634 current serial subscriptions.
  • 578,828 microforms.
  • 18,018 Audio/Visual items.
  • 9,845 e-books.

Museums & Art

Mulvane Art Museum; Crane Observatory



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 400 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 465 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 1,200 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance


math, writing, study skills


minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control


co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 16% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 4% of housing units are Singles.
  • 80% of housing units are Triples.
  • 16% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 12 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 35% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Theatre; WU Stock; Undergraduate student research fair; Mulvane Art Show; Homecoming; Family Day
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 90 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Kappa Phi; Kappa Mu Epsilon; Lambda Pi Eta; Phi Alpha Theta; Psi Chi; Beta Beta Beta; Sigma Tau Delta
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Challenge, Campus Ministry, Campus Crusade for Christ, Fellowship for Christian Athletes
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Hispanic American Leadership Organization; Black Men and Women of Today; Indigenous Nations Student Organization; Singing with Praise
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) College Republicans; Young Democrats; Learning in the Community (LINC); International Student Organization; Circle K; Project Equal; Green Party
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Washburn Review (weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Kansas City, MO (75)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Topeka (2)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.


  • School employment is available.
  • 8% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 3,700
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 4 fraternities
  • 4 fraternity houses
  • 9% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 5 sororities
  • 4 sorority houses
  • 7% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Kansas)
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (University of Kansas, Kansas State University)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited

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