Washburn University is a public institution established in 1865. It enrols around 6,500 students. Located in Topeka, Kansas, the University offers more than 200 programs that give certification, associate, bachelor, masters and juris doctor degrees through the College of Arts and Sciences and the schools of Applied Studies, Business, Law and Nursing. The graduate programs are offered in the fields of law, criminal justice, psychology, nursing, social work, liberal studies, education and business. It also conducts several of its programs through online and distance education mode.