Kansas State University: Ranking & Review

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1 129 334
Top 2%

Kansas State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate94%94%94%
Applicants8,5174,2604,257
Admissions8,0164,0114,005
Enrolled undergraduates3,3501,7581,592
Enrolled total (including graduate students)22,79511,61611,179

5,457 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,946 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $40. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

Kansas State University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $24,339 $39,696
Off-campus $22,663 $38,020
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,430 and other expenses per full academic year.

Kansas State University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 5,626 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $9,273 $24,630
Fees for full-time undergraduates $862 $862
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $309 $821
Tuition for Full-time graduates $9,960 $22,483
Fees for full-time graduates $862 $862
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $415 $937

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 76 685 110 6 877
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 26 529 124 36 715
Education 313 276 27 616
Engineering 462 91 27 580
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 330 56 15 401
Social Sciences 5 307 46 17 375
Health Professions and Related Programs 140 46 112 298
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 181 11 192
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 137 16 28 181
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 160 10 170
Visual and Performing Arts 104 27 131
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 12 92 19 123
Psychology 95 18 5 118
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 82 23 4 109
Architecture and Related Services 108 108
Physical Sciences 51 14 15 80
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 24 44 5 73
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 63 5 68
English Language and Literature & Letters 29 22 51
Transportation and Materials Moving 2 47 49
History 33 2 8 43
Mathematics and Statistics 19 15 3 37
Natural Resources and Conservation 27 27
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 13 4 17
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 3 6 9
Philosophy and Religious Studies 7 7
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2 2
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 1 1 2
Grand Total1493,9591,0483035,459

A total of 4,108 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Kansas State University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,351 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate63%61%65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 84%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

General info

Alternative namesK-State
KSU
Founded1863
MottoRule by Obeying Nature's Laws
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsroyal purple
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff4,771
Instructional FTE1,150
Research FTE234
Public Service FTE101
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.k-state.edu
Address919 Mid-Campus Drive, Anderson Hall
Manhattan, Kansas, 66506
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone7855326011
Fax+1 (785) 532 6393

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