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Student Life

No matter where you are in your educational journey, you’ll find a vibrant, supportive student community at Washburn University. From meeting new friends to networking for your future, you can immerse yourself in the Ichabod experience through a wide range of student organizations and activities.

Student Organizations

Build your professional network, explore new interests or simply make new friends in one of more than 150 student organizations at Washburn. We offer a wide range of professional, Greek, academic, mutual interest and religious groups to help you get the most out of your time at Washburn.

Memorial Union

Come relax, eat, meet and play at Washburn’s Memorial Union. Here, you can find a place to study, play ping pong and grab a sandwich or sit down for a hot meal. You can also browse through the bookstore and find useful information at the Ichabod Service Center.

Recreation and Wellness Center

As a Washburn student, you’ll have access to the 37,000-square-foot Student Recreation and Wellness Center, which features a gymnasium, fitness loft, indoor track, meeting room, rock climbing wall and wellness suite. We offer a variety of group fitness classes and health consultations to keep you fit and active while you complete your studies.

Why Washburn?

Affordable Education

More than $70 million in financial aid is available to students annually, plus $7.9 million in university scholarships and flexible in-state tuition rates.

Vibrant Campus Life

Choose from more than 100 on-campus clubs and organizations, plus a vast array of cultural and recreational opportunities both on campus and in the Topeka community.

A Vision for the Future

Our master plan includes improved facilities, a new School of Law, library renovations and a wide range of other initiatives designed to improve your Washburn experience.