Washburn University School of Business “provides high-quality business education that enhances the economic vitality of the region.” Located in Topeka, KS, the Kansas State Capital, the School offers undergraduate and graduate programs in accounting and a variety of business disciplines.
Students benefit from a dedicated, student-focused faculty, an average class-size of 25, plentiful scholarship support, and course schedules that allow students to complete their students during the day or at night. In addition, the school offers many online sections of its regular courses. Topeka has a very vibrant business community, and current students and graduates are in high demand. The School supports the WU Kansas Small Business Development Center, providing business planning and start-up help for an eleven-country region in northeast Kansas. It also has ties with 712 Innovations, and other entrepreneurial support organizations. Washburn is devoted to quality outcomes for its students. Washburn student scores on the ETS Major Field Test in Business are routinely in the top 20 percent for the US. In the last four years student teams have earned gold, silver, and bronze medal outcomes at the NIBS Business Plan Competition. The School places emphasis on international business. Both BBA and MBA requirements include courses in international business, and the School provides ample support to students who wish to study abroad. In addition, the School has a unique cross-country course where Washburn students work on real corporate projects with students from Belgium, China, and Brazil and then travel to these countries as part of the course.