Kansas State University: Statistics

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#270 of 14,131 In the World
#124 of 2,597 In North America
#108 of 2,496 In the United States
#2 of 32 In Kansas State
#1 of 2 In Manhattan
#14 of 1,002 For Animal Science
Top100 For 13 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
94%
Aid receiving
88%
Undergraduates
16,257
Graduates
4,597
Male:Female Ratio
48:52
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.k-state.edu

Kansas State University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 94% 94% 95%
Applicants 9,208 4,265 4,748
Admissions 8,669 4,023 4,512
Freshmen enrolled full time 2,913 1,435 1,478
Freshmen enrolled part time 73 39 34

10,758 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,979 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 16007 (77%)
Hispanic 1538 (7%)
Nonresident Alien 1162 (6%)
Two or more races 741 (4%)
Black or African American 648 (3%)
Asian 397 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 249 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 38 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 20 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,453
Students receiving aid
88%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $9,375$10,212
Tuition in-state $9,375$10,212
Tuition out-of-state $25,251$23,050
Fee in-district $1,091$1,065
Fee in-state $1,091$1,065
Fee out-of-state $1,091$1,065

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 5,696
Combined charge for room and board $9,870
Room charge $5,200
Meal charge $4,600

Kansas State University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Elementary Education and Teaching 138 148
Animal Sciences, General 223 15 11
Business Administration and Management, General 165 61
Mechanical Engineering 216 4 5
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 169
Accounting 96 53
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 130 13
Finance, General 141
Human Development and Family Studies, General 107 34
Computer and Information Sciences, General 119 10 2
Veterinary Medicine 115
Journalism 106 6
Nutrition Sciences 98 4 3
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 87 6 7
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other 72 20 5
Social Sciences, General 93
Secondary Education and Teaching 82
Architectural and Building Sciences & Technology 81
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 60 14 7
Industrial Engineering 66 8 7
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician 80
Chemical Engineering 70 6 3
Civil Engineering, General 56 13 10
Agricultural Business and Management, General 65 13
Architectural Engineering 62 10
Food Science 41 30 1
Natural Sciences 68
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other 67
Agronomy and Crop Science 44 11 9
Financial Planning and Services 23 32 8
Sociology, General 55 2 4
Apparel and Textiles, General 58 2
Dietetics & Dietitian 60
Agricultural Economics 37 8 14
Fine & Studio Arts, General 54 3
English Language and Literature, General 30 21
Agricultural and Food Products Processing 49
Management Information Systems, General 47
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching 38 7
Economics, General 33 9
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General 41
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 31 10
Curriculum and Instruction 28 12
Mathematics, General 19 13 8
Political Science and Government, General 38 2
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 38 1
Horticultural Science 26 9 2
Agricultural Engineering 29 4 3
Social Work 34
Chemistry, General 20 3 8
Engineering Technologies & Technicians, General 8 23
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 27 4
Aeronautics & Aviation & Aerospace Science and Technology, General 30
Business & Commerce, General 29
Computer Engineering, General 29
Physics, General 18 1 9
Biochemistry 23 2 2
Interior Architecture 27
Pre-Veterinary Studies 27
Wildlife Biology 27
Agricultural Teacher Education 25
Anthropology, General 25
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 22 3
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 25
Geology & Earth Science, General 11 14
Music, General 14 11
Interior Design 24
Microbiology, General 24
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other 24
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General 23
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 15 7
History, General 19 1 2
Environmental Studies 21
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 10 11
Selling Skills and Sales Operations 21
Agricultural Communication & Journalism 20
Agricultural Mechanization, General 20
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General 7 13
Public Health, General 20
Athletic Training & Trainer 19
Education, General 19
Veterinary Sciences & Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General 19
Project Management 18
Music Teacher Education 16
Statistics, General 7 4 5
International Relations and Affairs 12 3
Geography 9 3 1
Accounting and Business & Management 12
Child Development 12
Special Education and Teaching, General 11 1
Sustainability Studies 12
Pathology & Experimental Pathology 11
Food Technology and Processing 5 4
Operations Research 9
Philosophy 9
Public Administration 9
Agricultural Public Services, Other 8
Architecture and Related Services, Other 8
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General 8
Nuclear Engineering 4 4
Physical Sciences, General 7
Art Teacher Education 6
Engineering & Engineering-Related Technologies & Technicians, Other 6
Engineering & Industrial Management 6
Entomology 3 2
Management Science 5
Ethnic Studies 4
Gerontology 4
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 4
Plant Pathology & Phytopathology 1 3
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 3
Computer Programming & Programmer, General 3
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 3
Landscape Architecture 3
Women's Studies 3
Environmental Science 2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 2
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew 1
Architecture 1
Family and Community Services 1
Grand Total 21 4,015 1,130 326
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 68% 63% 72%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%
  • Part-time retention rate - 43%

Publications & Citations

Publications
40,059
Citations
1,421,951

Publication / Citation count by topic

Biology
13,374 / 588,824
Chemistry
6,837 / 280,971
Physics
6,103 / 223,210
Medicine
6,100 / 195,383
Engineering
6,093 / 174,139
Environmental Science
5,880 / 239,788
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,918 / 130,580
Materials Science
2,748 / 73,821
Psychology
2,494 / 125,260
Agricultural Science
2,480 / 88,675
Computer Science
2,322 / 81,368
Business
2,281 / 100,814
Mathematics
1,729 / 52,026
Atomic and Molecular physics
1,529 / 46,564
Animal Science
1,517 / 47,643
Nutrition and Food Science
1,485 / 69,404
Demography
1,460 / 60,535
Economics
1,433 / 41,292
Genetics
1,406 / 108,020
Biochemistry
1,396 / 98,858
Ecology
1,360 / 90,209
Botany
1,263 / 69,223
Virology
933 / 33,966
Social Psychology
908 / 48,913
Microbiology
874 / 42,059
Sociology
776 / 21,762
Quantum and Particle physics
765 / 52,231
Art & Design
764 / 7,580
Geography and Cartography
743 / 20,271
Molecular Biology
724 / 36,337
Optical Engineering
706 / 18,040
Political Science
684 / 6,093
Environmental Management
610 / 23,720
Nuclear Physics
601 / 47,291
Anatomy and Physiology
587 / 17,237
Veterinary
539 / 15,886
Marketing
537 / 34,610
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
528 / 18,176
Statistics
523 / 15,702
Child Psychology
513 / 24,261

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 623 7151
1992 679 7887
1993 671 8458
1994 713 9052
1995 679 10095
1996 753 10842
1997 751 12276
1998 809 12845
1999 859 14664
2000 956 17143
2001 971 19639
2002 976 22730
2003 1028 27744
2004 1077 31281
2005 1151 35708
2006 1218 41652
2007 1184 46722
2008 1350 52557
2009 1478 59260
2010 1663 66295
2011 1616 74719
2012 1672 84843
2013 1614 91961
2014 1764 95224
2015 1932 99636
2016 2077 97111
2017 2075 99873
2018 2125 100561
2019 2276 113386
2020 2322 132045
2021 2255 143503

Kansas State University alumni

  1. Erin Brockovich

    Erin Brockovich
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    businesspersonjuristenvironmentalist
    Biography

    Erin Brockovich is an American legal clerk, consumer advocate, and environmental activist, who, despite her lack of education in the law, was instrumental in building a case against Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) involving groundwater contamination in a town in California with the help of attorney Ed Masry in 1993. Their successful lawsuit was the subject of the Oscar-winning film, Erin Brockovich (2000), starring Julia Roberts as Brockovich and Albert Finney as Masry. Since then, Brockovich has become a media personality as well, hosting the TV series Challenge America with Erin Brockovich on ABC and Final Justice on Zone Reality. She is the president of Brockovich Research & Consulting. She also works as a consultant for the New York law firm of Weitz & Luxenberg, which has a focus on personal injury claims for asbestos exposure, and Shine Lawyers in Australia. She worked as a consultant for the now-defunct California law firm Girardi & Keese.

  2. Eric Stonestreet

    Eric Stonestreet
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Eric Allen Stonestreet is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for portraying Cameron Tucker in the ABC mockumentary sitcom Modern Family, for which he received two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series out of three nominations.

  3. Kirstie Alley

    Kirstie Alley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    film actoractorfilm producertelevision actor
    Biography

    Kirstie Louise Alley is an American actress, producer, model, and television personality. Her breakout role was as Rebecca Howe in the NBC sitcom Cheers (1987–1993), receiving an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe in 1991 for the role. From 1997 to 2000, she starred in the sitcom Veronica's Closet, earning additional Emmy and Golden Globe nominations.

  4. Scott Bakula

    Scott Bakula
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producertelevision actorstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Scott Stewart Bakula is an American actor and director. He is known for his roles in two science-fiction television series: as Sam Beckett on Quantum Leap and as Captain Jonathan Archer on Star Trek: Enterprise. For Quantum Leap, he received four Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe Award.

General info

Alternative names K-State
KSU
Founded 1863
Motto Rule by Obeying Nature's Laws
Colors royal purple
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff 4,418
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 919 Mid-Campus Drive, Anderson Hall
Manhattan, Kansas, 66506
United States
City population 54,000
Phone 7855326011
Fax +1 (785) 532 6393

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