4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100
Wichita, KS 67226
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) has been delivering excellence in education since 1965. WATC continues to build on this tradition with quality instructors, talented students and state-of-the-art technical equipment. Together, these elements help create a hands-on learning environment that promotes participation and prepares students for further education and/or career experiences. The mission of WATC is to provide quality higher education and leadership in workforce training that supports economic development for a global economy. WATC will be the leading provider of higher education, specializing in the delivery of career technical education, utilizing state of-the-art facilities with highly qualified faculty, and offering a competitive advantage that drives economic development in the region.

School Highlights

Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology serves 4,606 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 37%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,606 students
  • In-state tuition: $7,169
  • Out-state tuition: $8,587
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 44%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 347 teachers has grown by 132% over five years.
Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology
(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
347 staff
156 staff
This chart display total faculty of Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and community college average number of faculty in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology has grown by 36% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,606 students
1,459 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
10:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,499 students
628 students
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# Part-Time Students
3,107 students
902 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
317 students
230 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,499 students
628 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
2 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
3,107 students
888 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
1 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
342 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan students in Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and the percentage of American Indian/Alaskan community college students in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Asian
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and the percentage of Asian community college students in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hispanic
19%
14%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and the percentage of Black community college students in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
56%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and the percentage of White community college students in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Unknown races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score
0.64
0.57
This chart display the diversity score of Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and the community college average diversity score of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
2.09%
2.09%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.65%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,000
$34,100
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of KS by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2011-12 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $7,169 is more than the state average of $3,484. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,587 is more than the state average of $4,443. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$7,169
$3,484
This chart display tuition fees for an in-state student of Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and the public community college average tuition fees for an in-state student of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,587
$4,443
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
81%
91%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$8,892
$8,892
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,467
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
ACT Composite
n/a
21
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology cost?

Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology's tuition is approximately $7,169 for In-State students and $8,587 for Out-State students.

What is Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology's ranking?

Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology ranks among the top 20% of community college in Kansas for: Diversity in US community colleges and Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 4,606 students
  • In-state tuition: $7,169
  • Out-state tuition: $8,587
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 44%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Kansas public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,484 per year for in-state students and $4,443 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $18,155 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Kansas community colleges have a diversity score of 0.57, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Donnelly College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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