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Kansas State University

Department of Entomology

Manhattan, KS

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Overview

Kansas State University / Department of Entomology is located in Manhattan, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Evening/weekend programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Written and oral exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
3
Accepted
2
Enrolled
25%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline August 1st August 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.85%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.85%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

30
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 11
Male (27)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular genetics, biologically-based pest management, host plant resistance, ecological genomics, stored product entomology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,756,794

Location & Contact

Address 123 West Waters Hall
Manhattan, KS  66506
United States
Contact Dr. John Ruberson
Head
Email: ruberson@ksu.edu
Phone: 785-532-6154
Fax: 785-532-6232