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Kansas State University

Location

Manhattan Campus, Manhattan United States

Ranking

# 851-900QS World University Rankings

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17Undergraduate programs

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42Postgraduate programs

International

976International students

About Kansas State University

Kansas State is situated in the state of Kansas in the US.

The main campus is in Manhattan, Kansas; the Polytechnic (aviation) campus is in Salina (an hour away), and Olathe (research) campus is in Olathe (about two hours away).

There are nine colleges and hundreds of degree options to choose from.

Noteworthy functions at Kansas State University include: 

• The only institution in the US with +3 Carnegie Professors of the Year teaching

• Very high academic output, papers and citations per faculty for research

• Internationalization: Global research collaborations, religious facilities and international diversity

• Arts & culture facilities, concerts, events & exhibitions, community art & cultural investment

• Innovation: Patents, Industrial research, spin-off companies

• Agriculture: Four Feed the Future labs located in Africa, Asia and Latin America; and home to the National Bio and Agro-defense facility

Courses and programs are taught in English.

About Kansas State University

Kansas State is situated in the state of Kansas in the US.

The main campus is in Manhattan, Kansas; the Polytechnic (aviation) campus is in Salina (an hour away), and Olathe (research) campus is in Olathe (about two hours away).

There are nine colleges and hundreds of degree options to choose from.

Noteworthy functions at Kansas State University include: 

• The only institution in the US with +3 Carnegie Professors of the Year teaching

• Very high academic output, papers and citations per faculty for research

• Internationalization: Global research collaborations, religious facilities and international diversity

• Arts & culture facilities, concerts, events & exhibitions, community art & cultural investment

• Innovation: Patents, Industrial research, spin-off companies

• Agriculture: Four Feed the Future labs located in Africa, Asia and Latin America; and home to the National Bio and Agro-defense facility

Courses and programs are taught in English.

Available programs

K-State offers over 250 Bachelor’s degrees, minors, and certificates in nine colleges. 

Usual undergraduate entry requirements: 

• GPA (grade point average) of 2.5 or higher

• School Transcripts (in English)

• Completed Application form

• Application Fee of US$80

International students can learn more about admissions here, including enrollment required for English Proficiency.  You need to provide proof of your English ability before taking classes.

International tuition and fees for academic classes and English Study are updated regularly.

K-State has a number of scholarships available for students. Take a look at freshmen renewal requirements here.

In addition, the university offers special scholarships for international students: Kansas State International Excellences Award.

K-State offers 74 master’s programs, 41 doctoral programs, four educational doctoral programs, 44 graduate certificates. Graduate programs are offered in a range of disciplines including agriculture, architecture, arts, education, engineering, humanities, physical sciences, social sciences.

Usual postgraduate requirements (may differ for individual programs): 

• 3.0 GPA

• Standardized test results (i.e. GMAT/GRE)

• Application materials

• Personal statement

• Letters of reference

Graduate School candidates who aren’t English native language speaker must achieve:

• TOEFL score: minimum 79 internet-based or 550 paper-based

• International English Language Testing System: minimum 6.5 score

• Pearson Test of English: minimum 58 score

Based on summer 2020 tuition and fees, non-resident graduate students will be charged approximately US$12,500 for tuition and fees if enrolled in six credit hours. Whereas the resident rate for six hours of graduate credit is approximately US$6,100.

Graduate teaching assistantships (GTA), graduate research assistantships (GRA), and graduate assistantships (GA) are common forms of funding for graduate students. Most assistantships are 0.5 FTE appointments that include a bi-weekly stipend.

GTA appointments also include tuition remission for up to 10 credit hours each semester. Some GRA appointments include tuition support, but this varies by employing unit. Some departments or programs may have scholarships for graduate students.

University information

General

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Bachelor

1060+
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17,634
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18%
976
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1,209
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Tuition fee and scholarships

One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

Kansas State University is one of the top public universities in Manhattan, United States. It is ranked #851-900 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2014
    #471-480
  • 2015
    #501-550
  • 2016
    #701+
  • 2017
    #701+
  • 2018
    #751-800
  • 2019
    #751-800
  • 2020
    #701-750
  • 2021
    #701-750
  • 2022
    #801-1000
  • 2023
    #801-1000
  • 2024
    #851-900

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