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Kansas State University

Kansas State University

Kansas State University

Kansas State University, commonly shortened to K-State, is an institution of higher learning located in Manhattan, Kansas, in the United States. Kansas State is the oldest public university in the state of Kansas, and saw a record high enrollment of 23,588 students for the Fall 2010 semester.

A branch campus is located in Salina, Kansas, housing the College of Technology and Aviation. Another branch campus, known as the Olathe Innovation Campus, is presently under construction in Olathe, Kansas. When completed, the Olathe facility will be the academic research presence within the Kansas Bioscience Park, and will research bioenergy, animal health, plant science and food safety and security.

The Kansas State University is classified as a research university with very high research (RU/VH) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

Kansas State University has 65 academic departments in nine colleges: agriculture; Architecture, planning and design; arts and sciences; business administration; education; engineering; human ecology; technology and aviation; and veterinary medicine. The graduate school offers nearly 100 master’s degree programs and nearly 50 doctoral programs.

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Kansas State University Tuition and Fees

SEMESTER
ACADEMIC YEAR
FEES AND TUITION
Manhattan campus
Kansas resident: $222.40 per credit hour
Out-of-state: $590 per credit hour
14 hours (average freshman hours)
Kansas resident
Out-of-state
$3,114
$8,260
$6,228
$16,520
Privilege fee
Health, student newspaper, recreation complex, and other items
$352
(if 12 hrs. or more)
$704
(if 12 hrs. or more)
Salina campus
Kansas resident: $210.60 per credit hour
Out-of state: $558 per credit hour
14 hours (average freshman hours)
Kansas resident
Out-of-state
$2,948
$7,812
$5,896
$15,624
Privilege fee
Students taking 1 to 12 hours pay $24.93 per credit hour
$299
(maximum for 12 or more hrs.)
$598
(maximum for 12 or more hrs.)
HOUSING
Manhattan campus
Residence hall
20-meal plan
15-meal plan
10-meal plan
$3,477
$3,432
$3,401
$6,954
$6,864
$6,802
Fraternity
One-time first-year costs average $364 (includes pledge/associate fee and initiation fee)
$2,853 $5,706
Sorority
First-year costs average $1,587 (includes pledge fee, initiation fee, building fund, and out-of-house member fee)
$2,841 $5,682
Smurthwaite Leadership/Scholarship House (women) $2,921 $5,842
Smith Scholarship House (men) $1,987 $3,975
Clovia 4-H House (women) $1,500 $3,000
Off-campus living
Find out more.
Salina campus
Residence hall
19-meal plan
14-meal plan
$2,979
$2,785
$5,958
$5,570
BOOKS AND SUPPLIES
$450 to $550 $900 to $1,100
MISCELLANEOUS
$800 to $1,800 $1,600 to $3,600
Clothing, postage, travel, extra meals, social activities, season football tickets ($150); season football and basketball ticket combo ($295 ICAT or $235 general admission), yearbook ($40), parking permit ($150), etc.
Engineering varies varies
Students enrolled in a College of Engineering course pay a $19 per credit hour equipment fee and a $20 per credit hour course fee.
Architecture courses varies varies
Students enrolled in a College of Architecture, Planning, and Design course pay an additional $19 per credit hour equipment fee.
Business courses varies varies
Students enrolled in a College of Business Administration course will be assessed an additional $20 per credit hour course fee.
Flight training varies varies
K-State at Salina students taking professional pilot training courses must pay additional flight and equipment costs, which vary by semester.
Numbers rounded up to the next dollar amount. All fees subject to change.

Schools and Colleges of Kansas State University

COLLEGES AND ACADEMIC UNITS

This directory lists K-State’s academic colleges and units. All phone numbers are in the 785 area code unless otherwise specified.

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

114 Waters Hall, 532-6147, fax 532-6563

COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND DESIGN

115 Seaton Hallcapd@k-state.edu, 532-5950, fax 532-6722

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

117 Eisenhower Hall, 532-6900, fax 532-7004

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

107 Calvin Hallcba@k-state.edu, 532-6180, fax 532-7809

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

6 Bluemont Hall, 532-5525, fax 532-7304

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

1042 Rathbone Hall, 532-5592, fax 532-7810

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

119 Justin Hallhumanecology@k-state.edu, 532-5500

COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AND AVIATION

2310 Centennial Road, Salina KS 67401, 826-2640

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

101 Trotter Hallvetmed@k-state.edu, 532-5660, fax 532-5884

DIVISION OF CONTINUING EDUCATION

College Court Buildinginformationdce@k-state.edu, 532-5566

GRADUATE SCHOOL

103 Fairchild Hallgrad@k-state.edu, 532-6191, fax 532-2983

K-STATE LIBRARIES

Hale Librarylibrary@k-state.edu, 532-3014, fax 532-7415

K-STATE OLATHE

18001 West 106th Street, Suite 130, Olathe, KS 66061, 913-541-1220, fax 913-541-1488

SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP STUDIES

103 Leadership Studies Buildingleadership@k-state.edu, 532-6085, fax 532-6542

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