Wichita State University

Overview

The profile requirements of internationally employed managers have changed dramatically in recent years.  The IUBH School of Business and Management has recognised this development as reflected in the future-oriented training it offers to interested young people as the first private, state-recognised university operating exclusively in the service sector.

With our attractive Bachelor and Master’s degree courses we want to set new standards for the new generation of management.  Our programmes are characterised by the effective transfer of subject-specific knowledge and soft skills in order to prepare our graduates for challenging management task.  The courses offered are geared fully to the expectations of international companies.

Why choose Wichita State University?
Why Study Abroad?
Cultural, Social &  Personal reasons
  • Learn about other cultures
  • Discover your heritage
  • Make friends from all over the world.
  • Become more tolerant toward people very different from yourself
  • Learn how to deal with the new and unexpected
  • Develop confidence and independence
Practical reasons
  • Become proficient in a language or learn a new one!
  • Decide on a major field of study
  • Inspire a career
  • Complete an internship abroad
  • Volunteer in third world countries (“Service Learning”)
  • Develop a global resume
  • Make yourself more marketable
Study Abroad Estimated Costs
WSU Exchange Programs
  • Enroll in 12-15 credit hours (UG) of study abroad at WSU
  • Pay regular WSU tuition and fees
  • For ISEP only, pay WSU for housing and meals as well based on the cost of living at Fairmount Towers with the 19 meals/week plan & double occupancy (approximately $3500 per semester).
Additional Costs
  • Airfare
  • Visa (cost varies for each country)
  • Health & International Emergency Insurance (approximately $25/month for latter)
  • Textbooks
  • Personal expenses including money for extra excursions/travel if desired
How to apply

Few things you might be interested in:

1. Know more about Wichita State University

2. Learn more about Wichita, Kansas 

English Requirement
  • Conditional Admission is available for students who meet our academic requirements for admission.
  • You do not need to submit a TOEFL or IELTS score when you apply.
  • You may send your official score later or we will test your English after you arrive.
  • Students who do not meet our English requirement will be required to enroll in the Intensive English Language Center.

Ways to Demonstrate English Proficiency

Internet-based TOEFL (iBT)72
Paper-based TOEFL (PBT)530
IELTS overall band score6.0
PTE Academic49
SAT I verbal score410
ACT English section20
WSU English Proficiency Examination80
WSU Intensive English Language CenterCompletion of highest level
Study at another U.S. college or university30 transferable semester
credit hours
ELS Language CenterCompletion of level 112

Send Official Results

  • Score reports originally issued to the student will not be accepted.
  • TOEFL scores must be sent from the Educational Testing Service (ETS)
  • IELTS scores must be sent from an IELTS Testing Center.
  • SAT results must be sent directly from the College Board. Our institution code is 6884.
  • ACT results must be sent directly from ACT. Our institution code is 1472.
  • Official PTE Academic scores must be sent to Wichita State University directly from Pearsons

English Proficiency Examination (EPE)

  • Required for students who have not met our English requirement by the time they arrive in Wichita
  • Administered by Wichita State University
  • Cost is US$75.

Intensive English Language Center (IELC)

  • Enrollment in Intensive English is required for students who have not met our English requirement.
  • Students with undergraduate admission may enroll in both Intensive English and undergraduate classes with an iBT TOEFL score of between 61 and 71 (or its equivalent). Students scoring below 61 must enroll full-time in Intensive English.
International Admission Requirements
Freshman Admission 

What is a Freshman? A freshman is a student who has never studied at another college or university. Most freshmen enter Wichita State University immediately after completing high school. However, freshmen can be any age as long as they have never attended another college or university.

Transfer Admission

What is a Transfer Student? Transfer students are students who have studied at another college or university (even if the college or university is located in another country). Even if you do not want transfer credit for the subjects you have studied at your college or university, you are a transfer student

International Students
Pre-Departure Information

Our Pre-Departure Information contains valuable information such as:

  • The dates you are expected to arrive
  • The dates our residence halls open
  • How to apply for a visa
  • How to pay the SEVIS fee
  • How to make travel arrangements to come to Wichita
  • How to open a bank account in Wichita
  • How to cancel your admission or request readmission for a future term
  • How much you will pay when you arrive in Wichita
  • How you can pay your tuition and fees
  • And much more

You can find detailed Pre-Departure Information for:
March Session 2015
Summer Session 2015
Fall Semester 2015
October Session 2015

IMPORTANT NOTE: The above figures are averages. Actual housing expenditures depend on: 1) the residence hall or apartment in which the student lives, 2) whether or not the student has a roommate, and 3) the student’s meal plan. Students should bring extra money for personal expenses. International students are required to have medical insurance. Students who do not have medical insurance when they arrive may purchase insurance during enrollment. All international students will be tested for tuberculosis (TB) after they arrive.

International Student Fee
Starting for Fall 2014, all new students (and returning students who have not enrolled at WSU in the last 12 months) will be required to pay a one-time International Student Fee of $200. This fee covers the cost of Orientation, activities, and other services that benefit currently enrolled international students. The fee is not refundable after the 100% refund deadline.

Parking
If you live on campus in the residence halls, your parking permit is included (for one vehicle). If you do not live in the residence halls, but drive a car and wish to park on campus, there is a $120 parking permit fee per year ($60 for motorcycles).

Cost-of-Living
The cost-of-living in Wichita is very low in comparison to other cities in the US — especially cities on the coasts. In fact, the cost-of-living in Wichita is less than half that of living in New York or San Francisco. Our low cost-of-living is also reflected in the cost of our tuition. Even though Wichita State is a national university with an excellent reputation, we are often less expensive than other universities in the US — even universities which might offer you a partial scholarship.

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