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Colleges / Washburn University

Washburn University

Topeka, KS 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate98%

About Washburn University

Washburn University is a public, city university in the city of Topeka, Kansas. Washburn University was founded in 1865. The college currently enrolls around 5,460 students per year, including 4,733 undergrads.

Washburn University Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Washburn University. In 2022, Washburn University accepted 98% of applicants. In 2022, 2,434 students applied to Washburn University and 2,392 were admitted.

Washburn University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 98%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional May require tests

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Washburn University is located in the city of Topeka, Kansas, near Kansas City.

If you want to see Washburn University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstates 70/35 to Topeka, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Kansas City International.

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College Info

1700 Southwest College Avenue Topeka, KS 66621

Campus Setting: Urban

Washburn University Application Deadline

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The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Washburn University is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Washburn University is like? There are approximately 5,460 students enrolled at Washburn University, including 4,733 undergraduate students and 727 graduate students. 67% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from KS and 11% percent of students are from other states.


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