93%

Acceptance Rate

$6,796

Avg.Financial Aid

001928

FAFSA Code

About Kansas State University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

22,221

Website

www.k-state.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Kansas State University is a public institution founded in the year 1863 with its main campus located in Manhattan, Kansas.

The university was the first public institution of higher learning and was opened as the state's land-grant college in the state of Kansas. The university's commitment to providing all the students with opportunities for developing their skills and knowledge has worked really well.

The main aim behind the establishment is to provide excellent teaching and research facilities to the students. It is also considered as one of the best colleges in Kansas. Since its foundation, the university has evolved into a modern university of higher education, committed to providing quality programs.

Kansas State University is a public university located in Manhattan, KS. The university covers an area of 668 acres. Kansas Board of Regents is the parent institution of the Kansas State University. Kansas State University was founded in the year 1863. Kansas State University believes in imparting education and contributing to society by focusing on innovation, research, education, and commitment. The motto of the university is Rule by Obeying Nature's Laws and its official colors are royal purple. The total enrolment stands at 21,719 (Fall 2019) students at Kansas State University. Around 17,210 and 4,509 students take admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses of the university. The school has an academic staff of 1,404 who teach various courses to the students. At Kansas State University, around 91% of the students are 24 and under. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 48% of the students are females and 52% are males. Finally, at KSU around 78% are white, 8% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 4% belong to two or more races. The college has produced several notable alumni including Kirstie Alley (Comedian, Television producer), Claude McKay (Poet, Writer), Gordon Jump (Actor), and Jim Roth (Politician) in its 157 years of existence. Kansas State University's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division I – Big 12. Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. A total of 570 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by KSU. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by AABI (Aviation Accreditation Board International), ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs), and ACCE (American Council for Construction Education). Kansas State University has around $510 million (2019) in endowment.

Location & Contact

Address

919 Mid-Campus Drive Anderson Hall

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7855326011
Fax: 7855326393
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Kansas State University at the 366th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

01st-February

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

93%

SAT Range

1020-1310

ACT Range

21-27

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The admission to Kansas State University is fairly easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $40, as part of the admission process at KSU. To improve one’s chances of securing admission, a person must score high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT. But, at Kansas State University, the average SAT or ACT scores of students getting admission is not available. It can be inferred that this is not an important admission criterion. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 919 Mid-Campus Drive, Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506. To gather more information, they can call them at (785) 532-6011.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$18,002

Average Annual Cost

$9,375

Books And Supplies

$866

Other Fees

$1,008

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,680

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,994

Total One Year Cost

$24,923

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to KSU. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $32,366 per year. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

85%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

55%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$9,511

Faculty Overview

58%

Male Professors

42%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Teacher Education and Professional...

270 Graduates

Animal Sciences

215 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

203 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

186 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

165 Graduates

Marketing

157 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

156 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

135 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

128 Graduates

Journalism

126 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

121 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

107 Graduates

Sociology

93 Graduates

Psychology, General

87 Graduates

Biology, General

75 Graduates

Plant Sciences

74 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

68 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

68 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

66 Graduates

Civil Engineering

65 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

63 Graduates

Social Work

63 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

60 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

54 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

52 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

52 Graduates

Political Science and Government

50 Graduates

Air Transportation

49 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

49 Graduates

Architectural Engineering

48 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

48 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

47 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

47 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

44 Graduates

Natural Sciences

44 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

43 Graduates

Economics

42 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

39 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

38 Graduates

Agricultural and Food Products Proc...

36 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

36 Graduates

History

36 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

32 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

32 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

29 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

29 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

27 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Po...

27 Graduates

Agricultural Engineering

26 Graduates

Computer Engineering

26 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

25 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

24 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

24 Graduates

Dispute Resolution

23 Graduates

Agricultural Public Services

22 Graduates

Music

22 Graduates

Agricultural Mechanization

21 Graduates

Chemistry

21 Graduates

Mathematics

21 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

19 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

17 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

17 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

16 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

16 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

15 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

15 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

15 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

14 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

14 Graduates

Anthropology

13 Graduates

International Business

11 Graduates

Physics

11 Graduates

Statistics

11 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

9 Graduates

Philosophy

8 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

7 Graduates

Physical Sciences

5 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

2 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

1 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

17,869

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

23%

Full-time

91%

Part-time

9%

Students Gender

Male

53%

US National: 44%

Female

47%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

77% White

1% Unknown

3% Black

8% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

19%

Out Of State

79%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$59,909 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Willie the Wildcat

School Colors

purple and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Big Twelve Conference

Total Male Athletes

297

Total Female Athletes

293

Intramural Sports

23

Sports Club

33

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $9,870 per year. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at KSU. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 52% male and 48% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$45,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$17,750

$35,589

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$184 - 369

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

79%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,796

Students Receiving Federal Grants

21%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,271

Students Receiving State Aid

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,394

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

75%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,725

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,443

$30K - $48K

$8,824

$48K - $75K

$6,478

$75K - $110K

$3,786

> $110K

$2,489

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$55,389,062

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$10,697,318

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at KSU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,570, whereas the financial aid is $6,971. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $1,414 as well as institutional aid worth $6,971. At KSU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $55,389,062 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $10,697,318.

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