Kansas State University
#1154 Desirability Rank

Kansas State University

Public university in the state of Kansas

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Kansas State University is a public land-grant research university with its main campus in Manhattan, Kansas. It was opened as the state's land-grant college in 1863 and was the first public institution of higher learning in the state of Kansas. It had a record high enrollment of 24,766 students for the Fall 2014 semester.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

9,208

Acceptance

94%

Graduation Rate

63%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,735

Fees (in-state)

$1,065

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$51,900

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

19K

Under-Grads

16K

Graduates

3K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

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

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

4 per 100k

Violent Crime

0 per 100k

What is Kansas State University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#156 World Rank
Biology
#236 World Rank
Engineering
#254 World Rank
Business
#259 World Rank
Education
#316 World Rank
Mathematics
#225 World Rank
History
#258 World Rank
Computer Science
#436 World Rank
Literature
#306 World Rank
Physics
#302 World Rank
Chemistry
#515 World Rank
Medical
#265 World Rank
Communications
#440 World Rank
Political Science
#332 World Rank
Economics
#336 World Rank
Psychology
#178 World Rank
Anthropology
#683 World Rank
Philosophy
#307 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#441 World Rank
Sociology
#180 World Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are Kansas State University's Most influential alumni?

Kansas State University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Biology, Engineering, and Business. Kansas State University’s most academically influential people include Lung Ying-tai, Gene Keady, and Janet S. Butel.

Lung Ying-tai
Lung Ying-tai

Taiwanese writer, politician

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Gene Keady

American basketball player-coach, Purdue University Boilermakers

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Janet S. Butel

Researcher

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Susanna M. Salter

First female American mayor

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Robert L. Caslen
Robert L. Caslen

United States general

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Taylor Mali
Taylor Mali

American slam poet, humorist, teacher, and voiceover artist.

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Jackie Vietti
Jackie Vietti

Interim president of Emporia State University . President of Butler Community College .

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Jackie Vietti
Jackie Vietti

Interim president of Emporia State University . President of Butler Community College .

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Pat Roberts

United States Senator from Kansas

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Jean Shackelford

American feminist economist

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Sheahon Zenger
Sheahon Zenger

American football player and coach, college athletics administrator

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Darren Sproles
Darren Sproles

Player of American football

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