College Deliberately: Kansas State University

Kansas State University is a very large, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, character and career located in the city of Manhattan, KS. It is known for Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology, Elementary Education and Teaching and Veterinary Medicine.

Kansas State University

place 919 Mid-Campus Drive, Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506
phone Phone: No Phone number found
web Web: http://www.k-state.edu/
  • Kansas State University is also known as:
    Kansas State University, K-State


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
Kansas State University Higher Learning Commission Accredited 1916-01-01 2022-08-31
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Top and bottom 5 key words or phrases for Kansas State University. Postive values are words or phrases that appear in the web pages of Kansas State University and not in the web pages of peer institutions. Negative values appear in the web pages of peer institutions and not in the web page of Kansas State University.
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

Student Services

Students with disabilities:
5% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Associate degree
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Doctor’s degree – professional practice
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Kansas State University is in NCAA Division I-Football Bowl Subdivision. The largest three sports are:
Sport Total Athletes
Football Men’s 129
Rowing Women’s 84
Baseball Men’s 43

The complete list of sports at Kansas State University is available for members.

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Tuition for Kansas State University is in the 27.8 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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We aim to provide you with the resources to properly evaluate a college or university. One way to do that is to watch how that college or university is discussed by others. Here, we provide overviews of that: how Kansas State University is discussed on reddit and twitter.
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A subreddit for anything and everything K-State! Go Wildcats!
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Welcome to the Sunflower State. Ad astra
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The home of college football on reddit.
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The place for news articles about current events in the United States and the rest of the world. Discuss it all here.
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Your home for College Basketball on the internet. Forever.
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You learn something new every day; what did you learn today? Submit interesting and specific facts about something that you just found out here.
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This community is a place to share and discuss new scientific research. Read about the latest advances in astronomy, biology, medicine, physics, social science, and more. Find and submit new publications and popular science coverage of current research.
20 members.
Created: 01/23/2015
The home of eSports at Kansas State University!
81 members.
Created: 01/08/2022
A Kansas State University athletics community for news, discussion, and more. Focused primarily on K-State Football and Basketball, but love for all things purple, EMAW!
70 members.
Created: 06/23/2012
366 members.
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Right place. Right reason. Right now! Official Subreddit of Salina, Kansas, for Current, Past and even Future Residents of Salina.
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A subreddit for news and discussion about the state of Georgia in the Southeastern United States.
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Created: 02/05/2009
755 members.
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/r/KansasPolitics is a subreddit for links and discussion about politics in the Sunflower State, with more politics than /r/Kansas, and more Kansas than /r/politics.
16 members.
Created: 06/28/2012
This is a subreddit that’s devoted to everything related to the Derby Dining Center here at beautiful Kansas State University.
81K members.
Created: 02/23/2009
Welcome to the subreddit for the Great State of Oklahoma! Please wear your mask and get vaccinated.
8 members.
Created: 04/18/2012
An approximation of whether tweets talking about Kansas State University are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets that say ‘Kansas State University’ or an alias (see above). Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment of tweets containing Kansas State University within those restrictions.
An approximation of whether tweets from the area around Kansas State University are, on average, positive or negative.
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Sentiment for tweets from an area 0.5mi around Kansas State University. Twitter limits its API to the previous 7 days or 18,000 tweets. This chart shows the average daily sentiment for tweets from around Kansas State University within those restrictions. The chart will update as we get access to twitter’s full API.
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