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Wichita Technical Institute Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about Wichita Technical Institute, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. If you're interested in learning more about a particular stat, just click on its tile to go to a new page that covers the topic more in-depth. Also, you can jump to any section of this page by clicking one of the links below.

How Well Is Wichita Technical Institute Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Wichita Technical Institute was awarded 9 badges in the 2022 rankings.

Overall Quality

WTI was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

Is It Hard to Get Into WTI?

Acceptance Rate

Since Wichita Technical Institute has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Wichita Technical Institute Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Wichita Technical Institute is 22 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Wichita Technical Institute is 63%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  63 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Wichita Technical Institute

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a measure of what percentage of first-year, full-time students come back for their sophomore year. The 42% rate at Wichita Technical Institute is a good bit lower than the national rate of 68%. This could be for a number of reasons, such as students transferring after a year because they changed majors.

Freshmen Retention Rate  42 out of 100
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Wichita Technical Institute Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 844 full-time undergraduates at WTI.

How Much Does Wichita Technical Institute Cost?

The overall average net price of WTI is $16,926. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for WTI

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$16,638 $18,269 $16,872 $21,777 $17,772

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 WTI, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At WTI, approximately 92% of students took out student loans averaging $8,827 a year. That adds up to $35,308 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at WTI is 26.5%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do WTI Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from WTI make about $33,200 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is about 17% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Wichita Technical Institute

Wichita Technical Institute is a private for-profit institution situated in Wichita, Kansas. The city atmosphere of Wichita makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for WTI are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 2051 South Meridian, Wichita, KS 67213-1927
Phone: 316-943-2241
Website: www.wti.edu/

Wichita Technical Institute Majors

Learn more about the majors offered at Wichita Technical Institute along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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