Wichita State University-Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology

Wichita, KS 67226

Wichita State University-Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology is one of the 25 public 2-year colleges in Kansas. Its campus is small in size and located in the rural town of Wichita. The institution offers only undergrad degree programs.

Every year 43% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.

Wichita State University-Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $5,649, and fees were $1,674. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,061 and $1,674 respectively.


Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate64%

Nursing Programs Offered

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 8 107
Certificate 39 351
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 84.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
Council on Occupational Education
10/31/2001 - Current
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/2008 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
06/01/1979 - 12/31/2012



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$131/credit
In State Students$131/credit
Out of State Students$164/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $5,895 $5,895 $7,380
ADN 70 $9,170 $9,170 $11,480
BSN 125 $16,375 $16,375 $20,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 83% of Wichita State University-Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 58% $4,305
Other Federal Grant -- --
State Grant & Scholarships 1% $2,182
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 20% $2,268
Federal Student Loans 53% $6,029
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price/year
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$11,769
$30,001 to $48,000$12,578
$48,001 to $75,000$14,519
$75,001 to $110,000$16,289
Over $110,000$16,070

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Two or more races
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Kansas state board of nursing.

Wichita State University-Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology
4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100
Wichita, KS 67226

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