Education is important in Topeka. Here you will find businesses that put a premium on worker productivity, who benefit from easy access to the nation’s largest markets and tap into a highly educated and skilled workforce from some of the nation’s best technical schools and universities.
Talent flocks to Topeka from all directions provided by four major universities within a 60-mile radius – The University of Kansas, Kansas State University, Emporia State University, and Washburn University with a combined enrollment of 60,000 and over 12,000 graduates per year.
Specialized Technical Programs
GO Topeka continues working to achieve our mission of bringing prosperity to the citizens of Topeka & Shawnee County by bringing high-quality companies and jobs to our community and working to expand and grow our existing industries. We’re partnering to help offer opportunities for our workforce that have never existed before.
Partners like Washburn Institute of Technology offer customized training programs where companies help build the curriculum for cutting-edge programs that prepare students to enter the workforce with a level of knowledge that is specific to the company they are working in. Learn more about industry partnerships with Washburn Tech