18,488
Students
Financial aid thermometer
13,182
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
94
94%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
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Overview

Kansas State University is a University institution located in Manhattan, KS, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 119 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS  66506
United States
Contact Ms. Molly McGaughey
Associate Director of Admissions
Email: k-state@k-state.edu
Phone: 785-532-6250
Fax: 785-532-6393

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Agricultural Mechanization Checkmark
Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Sciences Checkmark
Food Science Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Microbiology Checkmark
Wildlife Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
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Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Child Development Checkmark
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Communication Sciences And Disorders Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology Checkmark
Airline Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8,310
Applied
7,864
Accepted
18,488
Enrolled
95%
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Female Admissions

4,187
Females Applied
3,958
Females Accepted
95%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,123
Males Applied
3,906
Males Accepted
95%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Minimum ACT composite of 21 or top third of high school graduating class

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 24 22 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,375
In-state
24,879
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,008
Full-time student fees
9,680
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

13,182
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,500
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,454
Avg. Loan Aid
4,421
Avg. Grant Aid
4,299
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
19%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

18,488
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
18%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.06%
Black or African American 3.35%
White or Caucasian 78.3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5%
Asian 1.47%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 3.66%
Other 0.93%

Gender

Male (52.7%)
Female (47.3%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 24%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Multicultural Week and open house

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Athletic department groups, marching band, Union Governing Board, theater productions and debate team

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
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Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,281
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,104
Part-time - 177
Male - 710
Female - 571