College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.
College Factual ranked Washburn University as #971 out of 2,217 colleges and universities in the country on its 2024 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Washburn University held the #1,206 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Washburn University also holds the #13 spot on the Best Colleges in Kansas ranking.
If you are worried about getting into Washburn University, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.
The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Washburn University, this ratio is 13 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.
Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.
The full-time faculty percentage at Washburn University is 64%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Washburn University is 66%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.
When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Washburn University is 18%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,070 undergraduates at Washburn University with 3,326 being full-time and 1,744 being part-time.
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Washburn University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Washburn University, approximately 44% of students took out student loans averaging $6,194 a year. That adds up to $24,776 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Washburn University is 6.1%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Contact details for Washburn University are given below.
|Address:||1700 Sw College Avenue, Topeka, KS 66621-0001|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Communication & Media Studies||53||$34,706|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||52||$46,968|
|Finance & Financial Management||50||$46,551|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||37||$35,746|
|Health & Physical Education||37||NA|
|Business Administration & Management||32||$45,645|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||30||NA|
Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.
In 2020-2021, 2,539 students took at least one online class at Washburn University. This is a decrease from the 2,775 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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