Wichita State University (WSU)

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Wichita State University can be found in Wichita, KS, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 16,000 students enrolled each year at Wichita State University.

Most of the students that got into this school had an SAT score in the range of 937 to 1212, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 21 to 26. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Wichita State University (WSU) average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.13 - 3.38. WSU sends acceptance letters to about 100 percent of those that apply each year. Of those that are admitted, nearly 42 percent continue on to register and enroll. When applying historical data, we have projected that the Wichita State University (WSU) acceptance rate 2015 will be around 94%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at wichita.edu.

Overall Wichita State University (WSU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Wichita State University was reported as 95.8% in Fall 2013 with over 3,490 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • WSU ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • WSU Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Wichita State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Wichita State University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Wichita State University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 88.5%
  • 2010-2011: 89.8%
  • 2011-2012: 93.9%
  • 2012-2013: 95.2%
  • 2013-2014: 95.8%
  • Projected WSU Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 94.1%

How Does Wichita State University (WSU) Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Wichita State University is seventy-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Emporia State University60.7%
Fort Hays State University89.2%
University of Central Oklahoma84.0%
Pittsburg State University79.0%
Missouri Southern State University97.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Recommended
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Wichita State University (WSU) (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English20 - 26
Math20 - 26
Composite Score21 - 26
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