Kansas State University

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14
Overall
In-State Tuition
A-List Ranking

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5
midwest Regional
In-State Tuition
A-List Ranking

TOP
50
Overall
Out-of-State Tuition
A-List Ranking

Located in Manhattan, Kansas and commonly referred to as K-State, Kansas State University is the oldest public institution of higher learning in Kansas. K-State was originally titled Kansas State Agricultural College and has a long-standing interest in agriculture. K-State also offers a variety of other academic programs and operates two additional campuses: the College of Technology and Aviation in Salina, Kansas, and the Olathe Innovation Campus in Olathe, Kansas. The Olathe campus conducts academic research through Kansas Bioscience Park, where graduate students research animal health, food safety and security, bioenergy, and plant science. With its many research opportunities, K-State has been classified as a High-Research University (RU/H) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

Academic Colleges and Degree Programs

K-State offers more than 250 undergraduate majors including programs within the colleges of agriculture, planning and design, technology and aviation, engineering, veterinary medicine, architecture, technology and aviation, arts and sciences, human ecology, education, and business administration. As a member of the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools, K-State offers over 60 Master’s degree programs, over 40 Doctorate programs, and over 20 graduate certificates.

Alumni and Rankings

Since 1986, K-State has had more recipients of Rhodes, Truman, Marshall, Udall, and Goldwater scholarships than any other school in the United States. In addition to producing an extraordinary number of international scholars, K-State has the largest number of CASE/Carnegie Professors of the Year than any other public research university in the United States. Additionally, K-State is ranked 135th among national universities according to U.S. News and World Report.

Enrollment

K-State’s enrollment continues to grow, with the most recent student population totaling over 24,000 students. K-State is also the location of the Kansas Beta chapter, part of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.

Distance Education and Online Programs

K-State offers a pretty extensive selection of online degrees and distance learning programs including online bachelor’s degrees, online master’s degree, online Ph.D. degrees, and online certificates, minors, and professional development courses.

Athletics

Known as the Wildcats, K-State is part of NCAA’s Division 1 and the Big 12 Conference. In the 2012-2013 school year, K-State became the second Big 12 school to win conference titles in men’s basketball, football, and baseball in the same year.

General Information

Admission
Office

119 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-6250
(800) 432-8270
Fax: (785) 532-6393
[email protected]
Contact: Larry Moeder
Assistant Vice President for
Student Financial Assistance and
Admissions
Main
Address

119 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-6250
www.k-state.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 18,491
First-time degree-seeking
freshmen: 3,761
Degree-seeking undergrads: 18,114

Graduate enrollment: 4,590

Setting
Suburban setting
Large town (10,000 – 49,999)
Commuter campus

Degrees
offered:

Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First
Professional

Admissions Information

Application
Fee

College has an application fee:
Yes
Regular application fee: $30
Online application fee: $30
Enrollment
Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 84%
Percent of students who return for
sophomore year: 78%

College Majors

Agriculture
& Related Sciences

Agricultural

Business B
Agricultural

Communications B
Agricultural

Economics B
Agricultural

Mechanization B
Agronomy/Crop

Science B
Animal
Sciences B
Food
Science B
Horticulture

Science B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, &
Gender Studies

Women’s
Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Drama/Theater

Arts B
Fine/Studio

Arts B
Interior
Design B
Music –
General B
Music –
General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical
Sciences

Biochemistry

B
Biology
B
Microbiology

B
Wildlife
Biology B

Business, Management, &
Marketing

Accounting

B
Accounting/Business

Management A
Business
– General B,C
Business
Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking

B

Communications & Journalism
Communications/Rhetoric

B
Journalism

B
Mass
Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information
Sciences

Computer
Networking/Telecommunications B
Computer
Programming – General A
Computer
Systems Analysis A
Computer/Information

Sciences – General B
Information

Sciences/Systems B

Education
Agricultural

Education B
Art
Teacher Education B
Elementary

Education B
Family/Consumer

Sciences – Education B
Music
Teacher Education B
Secondary

Education B

Engineering
Agricultural

Engineering B
Architectural

Engineering B
Chemical
Engineering B
Civil
Engineering B
Computer
Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications

Engineering B
Industrial

Engineering B
Mechanical

Engineering B

Engineering Technologies
Electrical

Engineering Technologies B
Engineering

Technology – General A,B
Engineering/Industrial

Management B
Industrial

Technology A

English Language &
Literature

English
Language & Literature –
General B,C

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child
Development B
Clothing/Apparel/Textile

Studies B
Family/Consumer

Sciences – General B
Human
Development/Family Studies B,C
Human
Nutrition B

Foreign Language &
Literature

Foreign
Language & Literature –
General B

Health Professions &
Clinical Sciences

Athletic
Training/Sports Medicine B
Communication

Disorders B
Medical
Dietetics B
Preveterinary

Medicine B

History
History
– General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Humanities

B

Mathematics
Mathematics

– General B
Statistics

B

Mechanic & Repair
Technologies

Aircraft
Mechanics A,B
Aircraft
Powerplant Technology C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Exercise
Sciences B
Parks/Leisure

Facilities Management B

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy

B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry

B
Geology
B
Physical
Sciences – General B
Physics
B

Psychology
Psychology

– General B

Public Administration &
Services

Social
Work B

Social Sciences
Anthropology

B
Economics

B
Geography

B,C
Political

Science/Government B,C
Social
Sciences – General B
Sociology

B

Transportation & Materials
Moving

Airline
– Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew A,B

Degree
levels for each major are
designated by the following
letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

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the accuracy of information on
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subject to change. You should
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college admissions officer.


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