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Kansas State University

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Rating

Public

Type

24,546

Students

$25,251

Tuition

95%

Acceptance

#224

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Manhattan, KS

919 Mid-Campus Drive, Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506

Kansas State University is a very large public university located in Manhattan, KS ranked 7thin Kansas. It has a total of 19,196 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 95.37% of applicants. Kansas State University offers 283 different majors and is best known for its secondary education and teaching, horticultural science, and natural sciences programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 3rd, and 4th respectively). With a tuition cost of $9,375 for in-state students and $25,251 for those from out-of-state, Kansas State University is reasonably costly. 55.95% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, joining the workforce. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $45,600 per year, which is 10% above the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$26,316/Year
Above Average

Kansas State University

$26,316

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$41,190/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$34,425/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

95%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

Kansas State University

95%

National

69%
Sat

0 - 0

% of students submit

Admissions Yield

41%

ACT

0 - 0

% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Recommended

Application Fee

$40

Students

19,196Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

3,413

Part-Time

54
Male

52%

In-state

83%

Female

48%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

9%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
5% Elementary Education and Teaching4% Animal Sciences, General4% Business Administration and Management, General87% Others

5% Elementary Education and Teaching

4% Animal Sciences, General

4% Business Administration and Management, General

87% Others

Elementary Education and Teaching

5%

266 Graduates

Animal Sciences, General

4%

220 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

4%

209 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

3%

183 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

3%

174 Graduates

Human Development and Family Studies, General

3%

152 Graduates

Accounting

3%

150 Graduates

Exercise Physiology

3%

148 Graduates

Academics

B+
Professors
StudentsProfessors18:118:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

18

Number of Library Books

1,345,153

Academic Spend per Student

$12,259

Full-time Retention Rate

85%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$38,400/Year

Kansas State University

$38,400

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$38,400

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$45,600

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

55%