Washburn University

country rank  671
world rank  2111

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University Overview

Founded in 1865, Washburn University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Topeka (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kansas. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Washburn University is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Washburn University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1865
Motto Purificatus non consumptus
Purified but not consumed
Colours Blue

University Location

Address 1700 Sw College Avenue
Topeka (population range: 50,000-249,999)
66621-0001 Kansas
United States
T +1 (785) 670 1010
F +1 (785) 670 1009

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 1700 SW College Morgan 114
Topeka 66621
+1 (785) 670 1030
800 332 0291

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Washburn University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019