119 Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506 785-532-6250
http://www.k-state.edu k-state@k-state.edu
About Kansas State University
  • Year of Foundation 1863
  • Size of Campus 668 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 18,838
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 48%, 52%, 15%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $6,672 in-state, $17,700 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $6,954
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 30
  • Enrollment No. 18,230
Kansas State University is recognized by the Princeton Review as one of America's best colleges, and U.S. News & World Report lists the university among the top 75 public universities in the U.S. Kansas State University is implementing an aggressive plan to become a top 50 public research university by 2025.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) American Ethnic Studies Student Association; Asian American Student Union; Black Student Union; Chinese Student and Scholars Association; Costa Rican Student Association; Hispanic American Leadership Organization; India Stu
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Black History Month; International Week; Martin King Jr. Week; Open House; Ag Fest; Winter Dance; Spring Dance; Homecoming Week; Pant the Chant
  • Number of students in fraternities 28
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frats 28
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Apostolic Campus Ministry; Apostolic Christian Youth Group; BSU Christian Challenge; Campus Ministries; Cats for Christ; Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship; Christian Educators; Christian Veterinary Fellowship; Ecumenical Campu
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 13
  • Number of frat chapter houses 23
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon Delta; Alpha Epsilon Zet; Alpha Mu; Alpha Tau Alpha; Alpha Zeta; Beta Alpha Psi; Beta Gamma Sigma; Blue Key; Chi Espilon; Chimes; Eta Sigma Delta; Gamma Theta Upsilon; Golden Key; Kappa Omicron Nu; Mortar Board; Multicultural Student Honor So
  • Percent students who are frat members 20%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 20%
  • Distance to nearest airport Kansas City, Kansas (125), Manhattan, Kansas (5)
  • Distance to nearest train Topeka, Kansas (58)
  • Distance to nearest bus Manhattan, Kansas (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 2%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 28%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (34%), women's dorms (17%), men's dorms (10%), sorority housing (12%), fraternity housing (18%), apartments for married students (7%), apartment for single students (1%), cooperative housing (1%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 64%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 9%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 21%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 65%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 68
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 13%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
Campus Services
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities BRANCH LIBRARIES: Architecture; Engineering; Math & Physics; Salina; Veterinary Medicine; KSU Salina
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,775,141
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Beach Museum of Art; Colbert Hills Golf Course; K-State Student Union; KSU Gardens; McCain Auditorium
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 12,247
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 232
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Computer Courses No
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,750
  • Number Of Microforms 2,680,639
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, study skills, other
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,856
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 18,805
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 257
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 31%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 4,467
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 71%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Sprint; Cerner; Payless; ADM; ExxonMobil; Walmart; Lockheed Martin; Dillards; State Street; Enterprise Rent-a-Car; Garmin; Accenture; Black & Veatch; Cargill; ConocoPhillips; Raytheon
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