Washburn Institute of Technology

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,440
2.38% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$12,207
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.95%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
42%
662 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,157
75.3% Full-Time

About

Washburn Institute of Technology is a higher education institution located in Shawnee County, KS. In 2022, the most popular 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentrations at Washburn Institute of Technology were Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (58 degrees awarded), Electrician (37 degrees), and General Cosmetology (30 degrees).

In 2022, 891 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Washburn Institute of Technology. 47.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 52.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (380 degrees), 3.39 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (112 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Washburn Institute of Technology is $7,440, which is $−5,242 less than the national average for ($12,682).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Washburn Institute of Technology is $7,440, which is $−5,242 less than the national average for ($12,682).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,207.

In 2022, 96% of undergraduate students attending Washburn Institute of Technology received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 10% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,440
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Washburn Institute of Technology was $7,440. The cost of tuition at Washburn Institute of Technology is $−5,242 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for ($12,682).

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Average Net Price

$12,207
2022 Value
4.68%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Washburn Institute of Technology had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,207. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Washburn Institute of Technology grew by 4.68%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,716
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Washburn Institute of Technology was of $10,716 in 2022. The cost of room and board decreased by 4.92% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
10%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Washburn Institute of Technology received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 6.67% with respect to 2021, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.95%
2019 Default Rate
33
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Washburn Institute of Technology was 1.95%, which represents 33 out of the 1696 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Washburn Institute of Technology received 662 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 0.761% annual growth. Out of those 662 applicants, 278 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 42% acceptance rate.

There were 1,157 students enrolled at Washburn Institute of Technology in 2022.

Washburn Institute of Technology has an overall enrollment yield of 89.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

42%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
278
Accepted Out of 662

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Washburn Institute of Technology was 42% (278 admissions from 662 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 43.8%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 0.761%, while admissions declined by −3.47%..

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Enrollment

Washburn Institute of Technology had a total enrollment of 1,157 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Washburn Institute of Technology is 871 students and the part-time enrollment is 286. This means that 75.3% of students enrolled at Washburn Institute of Technology are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Washburn Institute of Technology, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.5% White, 13.6% Hispanic or Latino, 5.45% Black or African American, 3.28% Two or More Races, 1.04% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.259% Asian, and 0.173% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Washburn Institute of Technology in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (43.4%), followed by White Female (18%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (8.15%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

75.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Washburn Institute of Technology in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,157 students. The full-time enrollment at Washburn Institute of Technology is 871 and the part-time enrollment is 286.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Washburn Institute of Technology was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar (79%), Washburn Institute of Technology had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    665 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    157 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    63 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Washburn Institute of Technology is 57.5% White, 13.6% Hispanic or Latino, 5.45% Black or African American, 3.28% Two or More Races, 1.04% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.259% Asian, and 0.173% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all is 35.2% White, 26.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.4% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 202 students (17.5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 45 fewer women than men received degrees from Washburn Institute of Technology. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Washburn Institute of Technology is white (380 degrees awarded). There were 3.39 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (112 degrees).

The most common 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate concentration at Washburn Institute of Technology is Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (58 degrees awarded), followed by Electrician (37 degrees) and General Cosmetology (30 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Washburn Institute of Technology, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Precision Production (132 degrees awarded), Construction (64 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (92 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Washburn Institute of Technology are Registered nurses (1,403,661 people), Medical & health services managers (155,954 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (141,380 people), Pharmacists (134,848 people), and Other managers (110,361 people).

The most specialized majors at Washburn Institute of Technology in 2022 are Precision Production (132 degrees awarded), Construction (64 degrees), Engineering Technologies (92 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (106 degrees), and Health (394 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Washburn Institute of Technology are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Washburn Institute of Technology are Precision Production (132 degrees awarded), Construction (64 degrees), Engineering Technologies (92 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (106 degrees), and Health (394 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Washburn Institute of Technology are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,509,018 people), Elementary & secondary schools (301,825 people), Outpatient care centers (250,814 people), Offices of physicians (207,347 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (157,922 people).

The most specialized majors at Washburn Institute of Technology are Precision Production (132 degrees awarded), Construction (64 degrees), Engineering Technologies (92 degrees), Mechanical Technologies (106 degrees), and Health (394 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Washburn Institute of Technology.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 58 degrees awarded
  2. 37 degrees awarded
  3. 30 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common 1 to 2 year postsecondary certificate concentration at Washburn Institute of Technology was Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training with 58 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

468
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
423
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 468 degrees were awarded to men at Washburn Institute of Technology, which is 1.11 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (423).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 94 degrees were awarded to men at Washburn Institute of Technology in Welding Technology, which is 10.4 times more than the 9 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 178 degrees were awarded to men at Washburn Institute of Technology in Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant, which is 8.9 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

59%
100% Completion Time
59%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 59% of students graduating from Washburn Institute of Technology completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 59% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% within 200%.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    380 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    112 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    42 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Washburn Institute of Technology is white (380 degrees awarded). There were 3.39 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (112 degrees).

34.9% of degree recipients (311 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    213 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    167 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    68 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Washburn Institute of Technology is white male (213 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (167 degrees).

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Operations

Salary Expenditure

$6.19M
2022 Salaries
3.34%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Washburn Institute of Technology paid a median of $6.19M in salaries, a 3.34% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar is 668k (13.2% of overall expenditures).

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