technical-colleges

Washburn Institute of Technology

Also known as Washburn Tech

5724 SW Huntoon, Topeka, KS

Campus image of Washburn Institute of Technology

Located in Topeka, Kansas, the Washburn Institute of Technology (WIT) can be found in one of the larger cities in the southern mid-west region, a city which is also the capital of the entire state. The population of Topeka is 127,473, and the city is well known for its popular and effective public school systems. There are plenty of arts and culture points in the city as well, as it was the location of the legendary US Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, making segregation illegal in the United States.

In 2012, the Washburn Institute of Technology charged $4,108 for tuition and had enrollment of just over 900 students. With a retention rate of 83%, WIT is very successful at keeping its students through graduation and helping them find high quality jobs. As a vocational school for adults, it helps to offer plenty of technical degrees that are of use in the local economy. Here is a list of offered programs:

  • Construction
  • Health Care
  • Human Services
  • Technology
  • Transportation

These programs help provide students with valuable technical skills that eventually lead to employment in the area for most graduates. Enrollment is open, and to be fully admitted you first have to pass an entrance exam and complete an admissions interview. WIT is a great option for those living in Topeka who want to jump start their careers in tech fields.

here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-2
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-2
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-2
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-2
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-2
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-1
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-1

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Washburn Institute of Technology by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades

Engineering Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Legal Professions and Studies

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Personal and Culinary Services

Precision Production

Transportation and Materials Moving

Visual and Performing Arts

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $10,800. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $25 application fee for students applying to the school. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $5,000-$6,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $100 to $120 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid94%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships90%$3,718
Receiving Student Loans49%$5,199
here is the count .. technical-colleges-2-1

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Washburn Institute of Technology may provide student services like:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Assistance to find work
  • Day care for children

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program
    • Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1995)

Other Technical Colleges Nearby

The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Washburn Institute of Technology.

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

School Map




ACCEPTANCE RATE
42.92%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
94%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
10:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
4

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$2,614