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College Deliberately: Kansas State University

Kansas State University is a very large, public, four-year University that emphasizes research, character and culture 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: (785) 532-6011
web Web: http://www.k-state.edu
  • Kansas State University is also known as:
    Kansas State University, K-State

Accreditation

The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Kansas State UniversityMusic (MUS) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1953
Kansas State UniversityTheatre (THEA) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1984
Kansas State UniversityArt and Design (ART) – Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1999
Kansas State UniversityMarriage and Family Therapy (MFT) – Clinical training programs at the master’s, doctoral, and postgraduate levels
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited2003
University of St. Mary’s Center for Graduate and Continuing StudiesInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2006
Kansas State University at Dodge City District Learning CenterInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2009
Seward County Community CollegeInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2009
Garden City Community CollegeInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2009
Dodge City Community CollegeInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2009
Garden City District Administration BuildingInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2009
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

Links

Every college reports annually to the US Department of Education, and is required by law to provide information that will enhance transparency for the prospective student or parent. These links are listed here, if they are available.

 

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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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emailAdmissions

Interested in applying to Kansas State University? Here’s what you’ll need to prepare. For information on what scores are typical of accepted students, see ‘Test Scores below.

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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:
Less than 3% 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
123
Bachelor’s degree
78
Master’s degree
43
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
2
Doctor’s degree – professional practice
 

sportSports

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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Does this institution offer courses and programs that exclusively via distant learning?
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tuitionTuition

Tuition for Kansas State University is in the 27.4 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as affordable.
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hearingOutside Data

The Student Achievement Measure (SAM) is a collaborative initiative to track student progress and completion across institutions. Not all institutions are members, but those that are report the rate at which students graduate, transfer or leave higher education without a degree.

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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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Created: 06/23/2012
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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
111K members.
Created: 09/09/2008
The home of college football on reddit.
2324K members.
Created: 01/25/2008
The place for news articles about current events in the United States and the rest of the world. Discuss it all here.
1491K members.
Created: 02/22/2010
Your home for College Basketball on the internet. Forever.
25179K members.
Created: 12/28/2008
You learn something new every day; what did you learn today? Submit interesting and specific facts about something that you just found out here.
2619K members.
Created: 10/18/2006
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.
19 members.
Created: 01/24/2015
The home of eSports at Kansas State University!
310 members.
Created: 04/25/2011
Right place. Right reason. Right now! Official Subreddit of Salina, Kansas, for Current, Past and even Future Residents of Salina.
2K members.
Created: 06/27/2013
The subreddit for University of Texas athletics, including football, basketball, baseball, and volleyball! Hook ‘em!
68K members.
Created: 08/15/2008
A subreddit for news and discussion about the state of Georgia in the Southeastern United States.
585 members.
Created: 10/21/2012
/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.
11K members.
Created: 02/06/2009
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.
53K members.
Created: 02/23/2009
Welcome to the subreddit for the Great State of Oklahoma! Please wear your mask.
6 members.
Created: 04/19/2012
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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