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High School Students

It is never too early to plan for your future. High school students attend Washburn Tech part-time and get a head-start on training for a high tech, hands-on career. The good news for Kansas high school students is tuition is free! Washburn Tech provides opportunities that you cannot afford to pass up. Apply today.


Thanks to Senate Bill 155, the state of Kansas pays tuition costs for high school students who meet Kansas residency requirements for enrollment in any tiered career technical course. The only cost to you will be textbook and program fees. We offer 30 career specific programs. Click here to check-out the best fit for you.


At Washburn Tech, a career navigator is dedicated to meeting the needs of high school students. Our professionals work with you and your technical instructor to reach your educational goals, whether you’re headed directly for the workforce or wish to continue your education and earn degrees at Washburn University. Washburn Tech bridges the gap between high schools and technical training, serving as your connection to a successful career.

For more information, contact Career Navigator Mallorie LaFarge at 785.670.3359 or