Washburn University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Washburn University is 15:1, and the school has 41 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Washburn University include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; and Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 65.3 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 15:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Health Professions and Related Programs 28%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 16%
Education 8%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 7%
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 6%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Doctorate - professional practice
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 36%
Service learning 15%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 80%
Writing in the disciplines 90%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 23%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 65%
4-year graduation rate 12%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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