Become An IchabodSeniors


Become An Ichabod, Seniors

Take a look below and make sure you've done everything to continue your journey on becoming an Ichabod.

Visit Campus

Personalized Visits

On a personalized visit, you’ll take a campus tour with a current Washburn student, speak with faculty about your area of academic interest, and get your questions about admissions and scholarships answered by an admissions counselor.  We schedule your day’s activities around tours beginning at 10, 11, 1, and 2.  These visits typically last 2 hours.  To schedule a visit, sign in or create an online account.  You may also contact the Office of Admissions at 785.670.1030Phone Icon: Call 785-670-1030 or 877.281.BODSPhone Icon: Call 877-281-2637 (2637).

So, what should you expect during your campus visit?

You will:

Where should you go once you get here?

When you get to campus, head to the Admissions front desk in the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center located at 17th and Jewell. The front doors are located across from White Concert Hall, on the east side of the building. 

How long do campus visits last?

To get the full Washburn University experience, please allow approximately an hour and a half for the campus tour and admissions discussion. If you would like to speak with someone from your academic area of interest, allow an extra 30-45 minutes. 

Where should you park once you get to campus?

Once you find the BTC, please park in the spots allocated for Admissions visits in the lot to the south of the building. Make sure you get a parking pass from the attendant at the front desk if one was not mailed to you previously. 

Can’t make it for a campus visit?  Go on our ­virtual tour instead!

Sign Up For Senior Day

High school seniors can get a detailed look at Washburn University by attending an Ichabod Senior Day.  You’ll learn more about academics and Washburn’s vibrant student life.  Activities include a welcome from the president, testimonials by current students, admissions and scholarship presentations, tours, and opportunities to connect with faculty in your area of academic interest. 

res life

Washburn hosts senior days in the fall.  This year's dates are:

  • Friday, October 6th, 2017
  • Friday, November 3rd, 2017
  • Friday, December 1st, 2017
  • Senior / Junior Day Combined - Friday, January 26th, 2018

To register for Ichabod Senior Day, you can create an account and register online. Once you have created an account click on Events and you can register.  You can also contact the Office of Admissions at 785.670.1030icon: click to call or 877.281.BODSicon: click to call (2637) to register for the event.

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Apply For Admission

Undergraduate Application

You should complete an undergraduate application if:

  • you possess a high school diploma or GED
  • you are seeking a Bachelor's degree
  • you are seeking an Associate's degree
  • you are seeking a certificate
  • you are transferring from another institution

Apply for Undergraduate Admission Here!

Learn About Financial Aid

Washburn University recognizes the important role of financial aid in your decision to pursue higher education.  The Washburn University Financial Aid Office assist you with the process of applying for and receiving financial aid, providing quality service and personal guidance to all students.  Visit the Financial Aid page for a wide array of information and resources.

Washburn University students have many financial aid options available to help with the cost of education, including work-study, student loans, grants and scholarships.  Funding sources include the federal government the state of Kansas, Washburn University and the Washburn University Foundation.

To qualify for federal financial aid, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)?  Washburn University’s federal school code is 001949.  If completing the FAFSA online, the student and one parent (for dependent students) will need to request a PIN at  The priority submission date is February 15.  

Be sure to visit the Financial Aid Office’s page for more information or contact the Financial Aid Office directly at 785.670.1151 or (Please include your Washburn ID number in your correspondence so we may better assist you).

Take A Look At Scholarships

Scholarships at Washburn University

Paying for college may seem like a challenge, but Washburn University offers a number of scholarships to keep your education affordable. Most freshmen are eligible to receive academic scholarships, and the Office of Admissions also awards scholarships to transfer students.  Special scholarships are available according to students’ interests and achievements. Many academic departments offer scholarships to undergraduates, too.  Washburn's Scholarship Advantage deadline is December 1, but we award scholarships on a first-come, first-serve basis.  The sooner you apply, the better chance you will have of receiving an award. 

Washburn University makes applying for scholarships easy.  Simply complete your application file by December 1.

For freshmen, a complete application file includes the application for admission; a one-time, $20 application fee; official high school transcript; and official ACT scores. 

For transfer students, a complete application file includes the application for admission; a one-time, $20 application fee; and official transcripts from EACH post-secondary school the student has attended.

Be sure to check the complete listing of scholarships offered by Washburn University to verify for which awards you might be eligible.

More Questions? Contact Us!

We've Moved!

The Office of Admissions is temporarily located in the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center during the renovation of Morgan Hall (see the concept below). The BTC is located off of 17th and Jewel, across from White Concert Hall.

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Office of Admissions

1700 SW College Ave.

Topeka, KS 66621

877.281.BODS (2637)


Twitter: @washburnuniv

Facebook: /washburnuniversity

You can also find out who your Admissions Counselor is by visiting this page.