Shocker Nation is an amazing place to be and a rising force in higher education, research and innovation. Here are some of the numbers that prove it.

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No. 1 most affordable research university in the region

High quality and affordable tuition make Wichita State a great value. We're among the most affordable four-year colleges and universities in the U.S.

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Top 15 in U.S. college engineering R&D expenditures

Wichita State continues to rise in the National Science Foundation's ranking of U.S. college engineering R&D expenditures

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No. 1 Transfer Destination in the state of Kansas

For 10 straight years, WSU has been the top transfer destination for Kansas community college students. Potential transfer students can see how the credits they have already taken can apply to different degrees by using our Transfer Gateway.

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$180 million in annual funding for research activities at Wichita State

Since 2010, ͵ is one of the fastest-growing research universities in the United States.

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1 - Only Masters program in Innovation Design in the state of Kansas

The Master of Innovation Design (MID) degree program merges arts, science and technology courses, creating opportunities for student/faculty collaboration across WSU’s colleges

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18K - Square footage of the GoCreate Makerspace on WSU's Innvoation Campus

GoCreate is a creative community workspace open to creators of all ages and experiences. Bring an idea and they will help make it come to life!

30+ Centers and Institutes, many of which work closely with local, regional and national businesses

Wichita State's research and academic capacity is elevated and expanded by a growing list of centers and institutes that serve as conduits for new knowledge and insight.

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Only National Science Foundation I-Corps site in the state of Kansas

The Shocker Innovation Corps nurtures and supports WSU entrepreneurial teams interested in transitioning their STEM ideas, devices, processes or other intellectual activities into the marketplace.

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94 student startups created through the office of Innovation and New Ventures

The College of Innovation & Design and the Center for Entrepreneurship collaborate to deliver programming around innovation, education, venture creation, and making connections to support WSU and regional startups.

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$20K awarded to student entrepreneurs in the annual Shocker New Venture Competition

Wichita State's Center for Entrepreneurship's Shocker New Venture Competition helps student develop and pitch their ideas and business concepts to a panel of business, finance and industry professionals.

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Top 20 Safest U.S. Campuses — National Campus Safety Summit.

Wichita State has been named one of the Top 20 Safest U.S. College Campuses by the National Campus Safety Summit.

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5,400 acres of WSU-owned prairieland and streams for ecology and biological research

WSU's Youngmeyer Ranch, Ninnescah Reserve, Gerber Reserve and Sellers Reserve field stations support research, instruction, conservation and outreach.

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