Washburn University Rankings

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In the World#2254 of 14178
In North America#699 of 2629
In the United States#639 of 2528
In Kansas#7 of 32
In Topeka#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
93%
Aid receiving
92%
Undergraduates
5,472
Graduates
813
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Washburn University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

1,712 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

673 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Washburn University has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3572 (57%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown1132 (18%)
Hispanic631 (10%)
Black or African American352 (6%)
Two or more races262 (4%)
Nonresident Alien220 (4%)
Asian76 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native12 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,875
Students receiving aid
92%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$8,594$9,306
Tuition in-state$8,594$9,306
Tuition out-of-state$19,346$18,788
Fee in-district$110$110
Fee in-state$110$110
Fee out-of-state$110$110

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,020
Combined charge for room and board$9,399
Room charge$5,413
Meal charge$3,986

Washburn University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse1602
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies1442
Law103
Social Work3355
Psychology, General4713
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration1469
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other49
Business Administration and Management, General1929
Accounting326
Mass Communication & Media Studies35
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other327
Elementary Education and Teaching27
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General25
Finance, General25
English Language and Literature, General25
Occupational Therapist Assistant22
Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician22
Marketing & Marketing Management, General22
Computer and Information Sciences, General219
Speech Communication and Rhetoric21
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians, Other19
Physical Therapy Technician & Assistant18
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer18
Fine & Studio Arts, General17
Nursing Practice16
Legal Assistant & Paralegal312
Criminalistics and Criminal Science15
Biology & Biological Sciences, General13
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling12
Health Information & Medical Records Technology & Technician11
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other11
Design and Applied Arts, Other10
History, General10
Engineering & Industrial Management10
Mathematics, General9
Chemistry, General8
Political Science and Government, General8
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist7
Athletic Training & Trainer7
Anthropology7
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other7
Public Administration6
Corrections6
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General5
Small Business Administration & Management5
Business & Managerial Economics5
International Business & Trade & Commerce4
Music Performance, General4
Music Teacher Education4
Programs for Foreign Lawyers4
Special Education and Teaching, General4
Organizational Communication, General4
Early Childhood Education and Teaching3
Surgical Technology & Technologist3
Molecular Biology3
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching3
Sociology3
Art Teacher Education3
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist3
Curriculum and Instruction3
Science Technologies & Technicians, General2
Food Preparation & Professional Cooking & Kitchen Assistant2
Religion & Religious Studies2
Physics, General2
History Teacher Education2
Securities Services Administration & Management2
French Language and Literature2
Pre-Engineering1
Natural Sciences1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Music, General1
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1
Spanish Language Teacher Education1
Biology Teacher Education1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General1
Philosophy1
Environmental Biology1
Business & Commerce, General1
Reading Teacher Education1
Grand Total275829151119
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate46%40%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 69%
  • Part-time retention rate - 45%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,287
Citations
16,371

Publication count by topic

Psychology
254
Political science
160
Sociology
126
Medicine
111
Business
101
Economics
92
Computer science
83
Biology
53
Chemistry
37
Physics
37
History
35
Art
26
Geography
21
Engineering
21
Environmental science
16
Mathematics
16
Philosophy
10
Geology
5
Materials science
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Business13541,728
Sociology1410897
Psychology14135,584
Political science1647293
History179821
Economics1836749
Medicine20803,189
Art22717
Philosophy23187
Physics2380562
Biology30931,397
Engineering3218230
Environmental science3233177
Geology327238
Geography341366
Computer science3445455
Mathematics4135111
Chemistry4516203
Materials science535412

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901247
19911278
19921369
1993681
19941468
1995780
1996875
199711108
199817104
199916129
200019123
200116123
200220169
200322216
200432274
200536291
200670406
200775486
200850547
200952699
201038756
201141944
2012391064
2013531101
2014501071
2015521245
2016671031
2017561035
201841814
201940959
2020441124

General info

Founded1865
WikipediaWashburn University
MottoPurificatus non consumptus
Purified but not consumed
Colorsblue
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-July)
Total FTE staff836
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, Kansas, 66621-0001
United States
City population127,000
Phone7856701010
Fax+1 (785) 670 1009

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