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Washburn University


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Washburn University Established in 1865, Washburn University is one of Topeka's greatest assets and is the only municipal university in the nation. The 160 acre campus features modern facilities and state-of-the-art technology. The university provides broad based liberal arts and professional education through more than 180 educational programs and continuing educational opportunities. Many Topekans take advantage of the university's convenient evening course offerings. With 6,000 students and 1,000 employees, Washburn contributes approximately $100 million per year to the local economy.

With an attractive and modern campus, the university is home to many special events, festivals and concerts. The campus is host to the Mulvane Mountain/Plains Art Fair, Sunflower Music Festival, and numerous other cultural activities and sporting events throughout the year. The Mulvane Art Museum, White Concert Hall, Andrew J. and Georgia Neese Gray Theatre, the Bradbury Thompson Center, Lee Arena, and Moore Bowl are frequent hosts to activities, performances, and events open to the entire community.


Address: 1700 SW College
Phone: 800-332-0291
Our Email: wurelations@washburn.edu
Our Website:www.washburn.edu

Come visit us in Topeka, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Great Overland Station

This historic Union Pacific depot has been restored to its 1927

Topeka, KS Railroad History

Jayhawk State Theatre of Kansas

On August 11, 1925, E.H. Crosby of the Crosby Brothers Company made the first announcement of his plans to provide the capital city of Kansas with a modern theatre. The Jayhawk Theatre opened its doors on August, 1926. Placed on the national register of historic places in 1974

Topeka, KS Historic Theatres

Cedar Crest

The French-Norman style house which was built by Frank P. MacLennan in 1928, is home to the governor of Kansas. It is the focal point of a 200-acre estate overlooking the Kansas river. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the estate features several ponds and hiking trails.

Topeka, KS Famous Homes

Historic Ward-Meade Park Living Museum

History comes to life at Historic Ward-Meade Park as period dressed guides, including a "school marm," reenact prairie life circa 1900

Topeka, KS Museums

First Presbyterian Church

The First Presbyterian Church, built over 112 years ago, is the site of a unique presentation of Tiffany Windows. Adorning the sanctuary is the rare artwork of America's foremost designer of stained glass, Louis Comfort Tiffany, who came to Topeka in 1911 and produced these windows for the church. Topeka, KS Historic Churches


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