Frequently Asked Questions


Are there any grants, loans or scholarships available that will help with tuition?

Yes. Find out more on our Financial Aid page.

What do I need to bring to Financial Aid?

If you are independent, you need to bring a copy of your current federal tax return. If you are dependent, you need to bring a copy of your current federal tax return and a copy of your parent’s tax return.

How do I know if I’m a dependent or an independent student?

If you answer yes to any of these questions, you are an independent student:

  • Are you 24 years of age as of January 1st?
  • Are you married?
  • Do you have children for whom you provide more than half of their total financial support?
  • Do you have dependents that live with you for whom you provide more than half of their total financial support?
  • Were you an orphan or ward of the state until the age of 18?
  • Are you a veteran of the US Armed Forces?
  • Are you currently on active duty with the US Armed Forces?
  • Are you homeless or at risk of homelessness?

What if I can’t find my tax return?

Visit www.irs.gov and request a copy of your tax return transcript.

What is the tuition for WTI?

Tuition costs for our various programs can be found on our disclosures page.

Are there any additional expenses that financial aid won’t cover?

Financial Aid eligibility is dependent on many factors. In order to determine financial aid eligibility, please contact us to set up a time to meet with a financial aid representative. If you have further questions, don’t hesitate to contact our Financial Aid office or simply request additional information about WTI today.

What are the requirements for admission?

In order to apply to WTI, you must be a citizen of the United States or an eligible non-citizen as classified by the Department of Homeland Security. In addition, applicants must have a high school diploma or GED.


Is financial aid available?

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Click here for more detailed information or call our toll free number [phone] to speak with one of our Admissions Advisors.



Is WTI accredited?

Wichita Technical Institute is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). WTI Wichita and WTI Topeka are approved for operation by the Kansas Board of Regents. WTI Tulsa is licensed by the Oklahoma Board of Private and Vocational Schools. WTI Joplin is licensed by the Missouri Department of Higher Education. WTI has been approved for veteran training.


If you have further questions, don’t hesitate to call our Admissions office at [phone], or simply request additional information about WTI today.

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