Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology

  • 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 4,920 students (31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 38%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 347 teachers has grown by 240% over five years.
Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology(KS) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty347 staff156 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology has grown by 45% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment4,920 students1,734 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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# Full-Time Students1,537 students777 students
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# Part-Time Students3,383 students957 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
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% Asian
4%
3%
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% Hispanic
9%
14%
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% Black
9%
8%
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% White
57%
62%
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% Two or more races
14%
4%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score0.640.58
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College Completion Rate
49%
38%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,000$34,100
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Tuition Cost 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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,587$4,443
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%91%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,974$9,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,466
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Wichita State University-Campus Of Applied Sciences And Technology is Butler Community College (18.9 miles away).
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    Private not-for-profit
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    Hesston, KS 67062
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    Hutchinson, KS 67501
    (620) 665-3500
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  • 677 students | 48.00 Mi1200 S Main
    McPherson, KS 67460
    (620) 241-0723
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  • 2,463 students | 49.10 Mi125 S 2nd St
    Arkansas City, KS 67005
    (620) 442-0430
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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 0.58, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Kansas is Kansas City Kansas Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.