|Setting:||Small Town Setting|
|Size:||Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)|
|Mascot:||Willie the Wildcat|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
More than 200 majors and over 350 student organizations can be found at Kansas State University, which prides itself on being a large university that's small in the ways that count.
Electrical Engineering, Bakery Science, Aviation Repair or Agronomy, Creative Writing Architecture, History, Journalism, Social Work, Pre-Law and Teacher Education are just some of the undergraduate major offerings.
In addition to its wide-ranging undergraduate majors, Kansas State University also has pre-study programs in such health fields as medicine and physical therapy as well as numerous graduate degree offerings.
K-State offers a variety of academics, but going one step further KSU also offers what they refer to as "Beyond the Basics" courses. These are classes in a variety of fun, highly specific, even esoteric subjects. Among "Beyond the Basics" courses at KSU are a class studying Harry Potter, a class in studying hurricanes, a cookie-making class, a course in ringtones and a tree-climbing class.
However, while KSU's options are abundant, the classes remains small and personalized, giving students maximum one-on-one attention.
For students who are unsure of which degree, course or program to enroll in, Kansas State's admissions advisors and counselors also provide one-on-one, personalized help through assessments and guidance.
In addition to classes, K-State also has an abundance of extracurricular opportunities for a rich college life. A remarkable number of student organizations, opportunities for student internships and study abroad options all exist at K-State.
50% of students gave Kansas State University 5 stars overall.
They are really great with scholarships and financial aid. It is a smaller school, so the faculty and student body are both friendly and helpful. The staff will do whatever they can to help you succeed.
Kansas State is a good school, especially for older students. It has a great Greek Life program, lots of scholarships, and there is help available everywhere for people who are having issues with classes. One issue with K-State is that the food in the Union is VERY expensive, so plan for that. If you go there, get a Cat Cash card, because you get extra money each time you load cash on the card. Plan to walk a lot, and plan your classes accordingly, this campus is HUGE and you only have 10 minutes between classes.
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506
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Limited walkability. We recommend using a car for this area.
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|Full-Time Undergrad Students||21,513|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||27,119|
- Latino: 6%
- African American: 5%
- Caucasian: 83%
- Asian: 2%
- Unknown and Other: 5%
|Unknown and Other||5%|
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