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Kansas State University
119 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-0102

800-432-8270 toll free
785-532-6250

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k-state@k-state.edu

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A look at K-State

Kansas State University's academic programs are among the best in the nation, our professors are leaders in their fields, and our students regularly win prestigious national scholarships and awards.

K-State offers hundreds of clubs and academic options to fit you — all at an affordable price in one of America's best college towns. We also rate as the safest campus in the Big 12.

With cool classes, all-star professors and high-achieving alumni, it's easy to see why you should choose K-State.

One of the best
  • K-State is one of the best schools in the country. The Princeton Review picked K-State among "The Best 377 Colleges" in 2012.
  • K-State ranks first nationally among state-supported universities in its total of Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Goldwater and Udall scholars in the last 25 years, earning K-State a place among the nation's elite universities.
  • Students love it here, too. Ninety-seven percent of recent graduates surveyed would recommend K-State to their friends.
Overview
Academics
  • Degrees: More than 250 undergraduate majors and options are available.
  • Classes: Ninety-two percent of our classes have fewer than 50 students.
  • Research: The 2009-2010 fiscal year marked a record amount of research funding, with K-State receiving $147.6 million from 953 awards.
  • Science: K-State is the nation's bioscience leader and is home to the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility under construction and the Biosecurity Research Institute, a biocontainment research facility with enhanced laboratories.
  • Landon Lectures: K-State's prestigious lecture series has drawn seven U.S. presidents, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and international leaders like Mikhail Gorbachev and Vicente Fox.
More fast facts
  • Financial aid: More than $200 million in scholarships, grants, loans and work study is distributed each year.
  • Job placement: K-State can help you land a job or apply for graduate school once you earn your degree. Career and Employment Services hosts career fairs, internship placements, career advising, workshops and mock interviews.
  • Safety: From restricted access at residence halls to a dedicated police force, K-State provides a safe community for students.
  • Clubs: K-State has more than 475 student clubs and organizations.
  • Sports: K-State is a NCAA Division 1 school in the Big 12 conference.
Famous alumni
  • Eric Stonestreet, Emmy-winning actor for his role as Cameron Tucker on ABC's hit show, "Modern Family."
  • Pete Souza, who is serving his second stint as chief White House photographer.
  • Jordy Nelson, a professional football wide receiver for the 2011 Super Bowl champions, the Green Bay Packers.
  • Erin Brockovich, environmental activist who was portrayed by Julia Roberts in the Oscar-winning film named for her.
  • Gen. Richard Myers, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest ranking military official in the nation.
  • More than 200,000 alumni are proud to call K-State their alma mater and have done extraordinary things like inventing the snooze alarm and discovering the weather phenomenon El Nino.

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