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Is WSU a Good School for the Money?

Above Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$138,692 Avg Total Cost

Wichita State University Value Report

College Factual set out to determine if WSU is asking a fair price for the quality of education they provide. Keep reading for the detailed value report.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Top 50% National Quality
Good Price

Wichita State University is ranked #760 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Compared to other schools of similar quality, Wichita State University is priced well for the kind of quality provided and is thus a good value according to College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking.

National Value Ranking  760 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  66.09 out of 100
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

SchoolTotal PriceValue Grade

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $138,692 for a WSU Degree

The WSU time to graduate is about 4.7 years and will cost an estimated $29,509 per year. This brings the total cost to 138,692.

Average Yearly Cost$29,509
Average Years to Graduate4.7
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree$138,692

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about WSU cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$97,821 In-State With Aid
$153,370 Avg Cost No Aid
4.7 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how WSU value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$153,370#0F
All Students$138,692#760B
Only Students Receiving Aid$130,434#846B-
In-State Value by Aid GroupAvg Degree CostValue RankValue Grade
Students with no Aid$120,757#F
All Students$106,079#F
Only Students Receiving Aid$97,821#F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Kansas.

About 90% of WSU students receive financial aid. Get more details on what WSU financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates value by calculating average WSU cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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