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

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

785-532-6393 fax
k-state@k-state.edu

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What to do when

A suggested timeline for fall incoming students

September and October
Admission

Apply for admission and scholarships as soon as possible. Applications for admission are accepted up to 15 months before the first class day each semester. If an application file is complete at least seven working days before the first day of classes, an admissions decision will be made before the first day of classes. Otherwise, the decision may be delayed until after the first day of classes, and a $50 fee will be assessed to the student account for late enrollment.

November 1

Scholarships: Incoming freshmen apply for scholarships
November 1 is the priority deadline for incoming freshman students to submit the K-State scholarship application. Some scholarships have unique application deadlines.

November and December

Housing
Assignments are made on a first-come, first-served basis, so complete the residence hall application if you plan to live on campus. After you complete a residence hall application, expect an email informing you the contract is ready to complete.

February 1

Scholarships: Transfer students apply for scholarships
February 1 is the priority deadline for students transferring to K-State from another college or university and for continuing K-State students to submit the K-State scholarship application. Some scholarships have unique application deadlines.

Programs with application deadlines

February 1 is the application deadline for the College of Architecture, Planning and Design; priority deadline for the wildlife and outdoor enterprise management program in the College of Agriculture; and priority application deadline for the interior design and athletic training education programs in the College of Human Ecology.

March 1

Financial aid
March 1 is the priority deadline to apply for federal student aid. Find out if you qualify for grants, loans and work-study programs with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. K-State's federal code for the FAFSA is 001928.

April

Admitted students attending K-State in the fall should sign up for orientation and enrollment in the spring. This is your time to choose classes and learn the keys to college success. New freshmen also can sign up for Wildcat Warm-up, a three-day stay on campus.

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