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First-Year Students

Welcome to KWU!

Your adventure starts here. Wondering what to expect during your first few weeks? Looking for information on next steps in your admission process? You’ve come to the right place.

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Discover the Power of

As a member of the Kansas Wesleyan community, you’ll pursue your academic interests AND thrive on a beautiful campus in the heart of Salina, a city full of exciting cultural events and professional opportunities.

Here’s what you need to do to prepare for your first semester:

Make sure you’re ready. Kick off your journey by being prepared. Make sure you meet our admission criteria for full- and part-time students. Follow our Enrollment Checklist.

Figure out your finances.

We work hard to make a personalized, enriching liberal arts education affordable to all. Get started with our net cost calculator, and if you need further assistance, our team in the K-Dub Hub is always available to help!

Start living your passion.

In our student-centered, community-focused environment, you’ll pursue your academic goals and explore your interests outside of the classroom. The Wesleyan Journey The Wesleyan Journey study-away course, multiple Campus Ministries activities, internships and the long list of clubs, organizations and fun sponsored by Student Development will help you make the most of your KWU experience.


Don’t just take our word for it. Hear what our new students have to say.

Reasons to Love Kansas Wesleyan

From faculty and campus life to service and life-long relationships, hear what our current students value about life at Kansas Wesleyan and the Power of AND.

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