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Washburn University

Washburn University is accredited or approved by the:

Higher Learning Commission 
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604

Washburn University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Dr. Pamela Foster, Equal Opportunity Director/Title IX Coordinator 
Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave 
Topeka, Kansas 66621 

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, Kansas 66621
Toll Free (outside Topeka): (800) 332-0291
TDD: (785) 670-1025

Purpose of this Publication

This catalog is intended as a description of the educational program and activities offered by Washburn University. Washburn University makes no representations that following a particular course curriculum outlined in the catalog will result in specific achievement, employment or qualification for employment, admission to degree programs, or licensing for particular professions or occupations. This catalog is explanatory in nature and is not a contract between the student and Washburn University.

Washburn University reserves the right to withdraw courses at any time, change the fees, change the rules and calendar regulating admission and graduation requirements, and change any other regulations affecting the student body. Changes shall become effective whenever the proper authorities so determine and shall apply not only to prospective students but also to those who at the time are matriculated in the university.

Information in this catalog is correct according to information available to the Washburn University administration at the time of publication . It is understood that the ultimate responsibility for complying with degree requirements rests with the students

Statement of Responsibility 

The University does not assume responsibility for injury or property loss, or damage sustained by persons on or off the University’s premises. Incidents of injury or property damage which could result in claims should be reported to the police immediately.

Class Cancellations/Changes in Schedules

In the event of unforeseen circumstances, Washburn University reserves the right to cancel courses or change meeting times, classroom assignments, or instructors.


We are interested in knowing any improvements to this catalog the readers believe to be appropriate. We accept suggestions in writing and incorporate them in future editions when possible.