Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

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Tuition & Fees

$10,466

$26,342

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

18

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,669
Declined 539
Total Received 9,208
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Public

18,417

undergraduate students

4,936

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Kansas State University, founded as a land-grant institution in 1863, is a public, comprehensive university. Its 668-acre campus is located in Manhattan, Kansas, with two satellite campuses located in Olathe and Salina, Kansas.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 23,353
Established in 1863
Coeducational Coeducational

668-acre campus in Manhattan (population: 53,678), 55 miles from Topeka. Served by air; train serves Topeka.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Kansas State University
None
Manhattan, KS
66506

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
24%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • Kansas State University is located in Manhattan, Kansas, which is nicknamed "The Little Apple."
  • Kansas State University students show their purple pride by donating to K-State Proud, an all-university student campaign that has raised more than $550,000 to help fellow students who are struggling financially.
  • Just south of Kansas State University you'll find the Konza Prairie, one of North America's largest tallgrass prairies. The school also operates the Konza Prairie Biological Field Station.
  • Manhattan, Kansas, home to Kansas State University, kicks off football season with Purple Power Play on Poyntz, when the city closes downtown's main street so fans can watch fireworks and rally around the football team.
  • Kansas State University's lecture series has drawn seven US presidents, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and international leaders Mikhail Gorbachev and Vicente Fox. Inaugurated in 1966 by former university President James A. McCain, the series is a tribute to the late Kansas Gov. Alfred M. Landon.
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
27%
Top 1/4
52%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Other application fee ($45 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,669
Declined 539
Total Received 9,208

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank
Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

67%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,885

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,375
Room $5,200
Board $4,600
Additional fees $1,091
Books & supplies $924
Total $21,190
Average Financial Aid - $6,885
Total with Avg. Aid $14,305
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 877 817-2287
F: 785 532-7628
finaid@k-state.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Rowing
Soccer
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

crew, cycling, dodgeball, fishing, in-line skating, lacrosse, paintball, parachuting, rodeo, rugby, sailing, soccer, table tennis, trapshooting, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water skiing, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

cycling, dodgeball, fishing, in-line skating, paintball, parachuting, rodeo, rugby, sailing, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water skiing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, cross-country, flag football, football, golf, handball, horseshoes, inner-tube water polo, miniature golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, walleyball, Wiffle ball, wrestling

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big 12 Conference (Football I-A)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Business/Management.
Accounting.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General.
Agricultural Business and Management, General.
Agricultural Communication/Journalism.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Engineering.
Agricultural Mechanization, General.
Agricultural Public Services, Other.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agricultural and Food Products Processing.
Agronomy and Crop Science.
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician.
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Architectural Engineering.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture and Related Services, Other.
Architecture.
Art Teacher Education.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Child Development.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Community Organization and Advocacy.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Programming/Programmer, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entomology.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Design/Architecture.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Family and Community Services.
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General.
Finance, General.
Financial Planning and Services.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Food Science.
Food Technology and Processing.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Genetics, General.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Gerontology.
History, General.
Horticultural Science.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial Engineering.
Information Science/Studies.
Interior Architecture.
Interior Design.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Landscape Architecture.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Microbiology, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other.
Natural Sciences.
Nuclear Engineering.
Nutrition Sciences.
Operations Research.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Sciences, General.
Physics, General.
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Veterinary Studies.
Project Management.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Selling Skills and Sales Operations.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Statistics, General.
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other.
Sustainability Studies.
Veterinary Physiology.
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General.
Wildlife Biology.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Animal Science
  3. Mechanical Engineering

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa

23,353

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

18,417
students

Female
49%
8,936

Male
51%
9,481

21%

4,936
students

Female
58%
2,885

Male
42%
2,051

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

16,001
students

Female
48%
7,589

Male
52%
8,412

14%

2,416
students

Female
56%
1,347

Male
44%
1,069

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 72
Countries most often represented China
India
Kuwait
Paraguay
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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