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Washburn University

Topeka, Kansas

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Washburn University

Public 4 Year

About Washburn University

Washburn University (WU) is a co-educational, public institution of higher learning in Topeka, Kansas, United States. It offers undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as professional programs in law and business. Washburn has 550 faculty members, who teach more than 6,100 undergraduate students and nearly 800 graduate students. The university's assets include a $152 million endowment.


Located in Topeka, Kansas.

1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka, KS, 66621-0001, Shawnee County

Washburn University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#723 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Kansas

#5 of 81

2022 Best Public Colleges in Kansas

#4 of 34

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at Washburn University is Medical followed by Business Management, Liberal Arts, Legal and Education.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Washburn University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni