Wichita State University

The Wichita State University is a public university in Wichita, Kansas. Currently, about 14,000 students are enrolled.


The college was founded in 1886 as a private Fairmont College. The first students were enrolled in 1895, which is also the official founding year of university. In 1926 she was nationalized and renamed Municipal University of Wichita. It was given its present name in 1964.

Courses of Study

The study program includes, among other

  • Humanities and Natural Sciences
  • Health professionals
  • Engineering
  • Education
  • Fine Arts
  • Economics ( Barton School)


The sports teams of the Wichita State University Shockers are the. The university is a member of the Missouri Valley Conference. However, there is no football team, as this has come in the 70s in a plane crash completely killed and the WSU has decided no more new team to assemble.

Famous people

  • Jerry Hahn - fusion guitarist
  • Samuel Ramey - Opera singer
  • Dennis Rader - Serial Killer (BTK Killer)
  • Paul Wight - Wrestler