If you are planning on applying to Wichita State University, the fee for the application costs $30.
Here is an overiew of some of Wichita State University's admissions stats.
|Wichita State University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||20%|
|Mean SAT Score||1098|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||7%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||84%|
These are the application deadlines for Wichita State University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Wichita State University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Explore a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
For applicants who are not residents of Kansas, getting into Wichita State University is not difficult.
It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Wichita State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.
What does Wichita State University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Wichita State University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Wichita State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Wichita State University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.02|
|Transcript of High School Record||√||√|
Students admitted to Wichita State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 100% submitted a class rank. At Wichita State University 20% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 47% were in the top 25% and 79% were in the top 50%.
At Wichita State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||30%|
|3.50 and 3.74||19%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11%|
|2.50 and 2.9||11%|
|2.00 and 2.49||4%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Wichita State University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Wichita State University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Wichita State University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 7% of Wichita State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 84% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Wichita State University applicants, you should strive to earn between 985 and 1230 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Wichita State University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1230 and 25% of scored lower than 985, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Wichita State University student is 1098.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Wichita State University students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 485 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Wichita State University students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 485 or higher.
To be most competitive at Wichita State University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Wichita State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Wichita State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Wichita State University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Wichita State University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Wichita State University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Wichita State University.
Does Wichita State University accept transfer credits?
✅ Wichita State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Wichita State University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Wichita State University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Wichita State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Wichita State University?
✅ Wichita State University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Wichita State University's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for Wichita State University is 78%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Wichita State University?
❌ Wichita State University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Wichita State University? Wichita State University is a less selective institution. The Wichita State University acceptance rate is 78%. This means that the institution accepts 77 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Wichita State University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Wichita State University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
26 and Above
19 to 26
19 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Wichita State University is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Wichita State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1230 and Above
985 to 1230
985 and Less
The median SAT score for Wichita State University students is 1098. Applicants with SAT scores of 1230 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Wichita State University, while applicants with SAT scores between 985 to 1230 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 985 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Wichita State University.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Wichita State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.48. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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