Applicants who wish to apply for admission to Washburn Tech need to have the interests and abilities necessary to benefit from instruction in a particular occupational field. Prospective students are required to take an Admissions Test and must meet the entrance requirements for their desired program before they are eligible to enroll. Applicants can enroll in only one technical program at a time.
Secondary Enrollment Procedure:
The Boards of Education in the unified districts of Kaw Valley, North Jackson, Holton, Mayetta, Valley Falls, Jefferson County North, Jefferson West, Oskaloosa, McLouth, Perry,
Seaman, Silver Lake, Santa Fe Trail, Auburn-Washburn, Shawnee Heights, Burlingame, and Topeka have taken advantage of the opportunity to cooperatively provide technical education by establishing Washburn Tech in Topeka, Kansas. Enrollment is open to students who are currently enrolled in one of the participating school districts' high schools. Other students may enroll in the school according to established priorities.
High school students who wish to enroll in a technical program at Washburn Tech must follow the procedures listed below:
1. Take the Admissions Test either at Washburn Tech or at the home high school.
2. Complete an application and return to the Washburn Tech counselor.
3. Interview with a Washburn Tech advisor/counselor/recruiter.
4. Submit a high school transcript, attendance records and a teacher or counselor recommendation.
Completed applications will be reviewed and ranked by Student Services staff. Enrollment will
be completed as space is available in each program. There are two major enrollment dates for
high school students (usually in November and March) for the following semesters. Accepted
students are required to pay a non-refundable enrollment fee and purchase the books, supplies
and tools required for their program.
Post -Secondary (Adult) Enrollment Procedures:
Post-secondary students who wish to enroll in a technical program must follow the procedures
1. Schedule to take the Admissions Test. A nonrefundable testing fee is collected when students schedule to take the test. Students also complete their application for admission at the test session.
2. Interview with a Washburn Tech advisor/counselor to review test results and discuss occupational objectives.
3. Enroll during designated enrollment periods on first come, first enrolled basis.
4. Pay non-refundable enrollment fee or tuition in full on designated enrollment days. Tuition must be paid in full prior to the beginning of classes. Books, supplies, and tools are paid for as needed.
Priorities for Admissions
1. Qualified returning students in good standing who are currently enrolled in a technical program at Washburn Tech and pursuing a vocational objective.
2. New high school students from participating districts who meet entrance requirements for their desired program.
3. Post-secondary applicants who meet the entrance requirements for their desired programs.
4. Out-of-district high school students who meet the entrance requirements may be enrolled as space is available.
NOTICE TO APPLICANTS: You are hereby notified that in the event your application for admission to state approved education courses or programs is denied by the school, you may, within thirty (30) days from the date of receiving the decision, appeal to the general director of the Washburn Institute of Technology.
ACCOMMODATIONS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES:
Washburn Institute of Technology provides technical education for high school and postsecondary students. An applicant who, with reasonable accommodations, can perform the essential functions of the job for which training is being sought, may request and be granted such reasonable accommodations assistance in the duration of their course. Reasonable accommodations may also be requested for assistance with the Admissions Test prior to enrollment. Applicants requesting accommodations should contact the Washburn Institute of Technology Testing/ADA Coordinator for appropriate referral.
It is the policy of Washburn Institute of Technology to assure equal employment and educational opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, sex, age, ancestry, marital or parental status, disability, religion, national origin or sexual orientation/gender identity. Contact: Carol Vogel, Morgan Hall, Room 380A/Room 202, Washburn University (785-670-1509) firstname.lastname@example.org