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Office of Admissions
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

Paying for college

A world-class education is within your reach at Kansas State University. Seven out of 10 students receive financial assistance through scholarships, financial aid and more. The Princeton Review calls K-State "tremendously affordable."

Tuition and costs

Use this chart for undergraduate tuition and fees to plan your budget and make college affordable. Graduate students and veterinary medicine students pay different costs.

Based on rates for 2013-2014
Tuition and feesSemesterYear
Manhattan campus

14 hours (average freshman hours)
Kansas resident: $261 per credit hour*
Out-of-state: $692.50 per credit hour*
*plus course fees


$3,654
$9,695

$7,308
$19,390
Privilege fee
Health, student newspaper, recreation complex and other items

$378
(if 12 hours or more)

$755
(if 12 hours or more)
Salina campus
14 hours (average freshman hours)
Kansas resident: $247.10 per credit hour*
Out-of-state: $656 per credit hour*
*plus course fees

$3,459
$9,184

$6,919
$18,368
Privilege fee$323
(maximum for 12 or more hours)
$646
(maximum for 12 or more hours)
Housing
Manhattan campus
Residence hall
10-meal plan
15-meal plan
20-meal plan

$3,795
$3,830
$3,880

$7,590
$7,660
$7,760
Fraternity
One-time first-year costs average $475 (includes pledge/associate fee and initiation fee)
$3,150$6,300
Sorority
First-year costs average $1,876 (includes pledge fee, initiation fee, building fund and out-of-house member fee)
$3,097$6,195
Smurthwaite Leadership/Scholarship House (women)$3,265$6,195
Smith Scholarship House (men)$2,225$4,450
Clovia 4-H House (women)
2010-2011 rates
$1,500$3,000
Off-campus livingFind out more
Salina campus
Residence hall
14-meal plan
19-meal plan

$3,043
$3,255

$6,086
$6,510
Additional costs
Books and supplies
$450 to $550$900 to $1,100
Miscellaneous
$800 to $2,000$1,600 to $4,000
Clothing, postage, travel, extra meals, social activities, season football tickets ($150), season football and basketball ticket combo ($295 ICAT or $235 general admission), yearbook ($52), parking permit ($170), etc.
Course fees
Engineering courses
Students enrolled in a College of Engineering course pay a $19 per credit hour equipment fee and a $20 per credit hour course fee.
Architecture courses
Students enrolled in a College of Architecture, Planning and Design course pay an additional $35 per credit hour equipment fee.
Business courses
Students enrolled in a College of Business Administration course will be assessed an additional $20 per credit hour course fee, and $100 per semester Professional Advantage fee.

Arts and sciences courses
Students enrolled in a College of Arts and Sciences course pay an additional $8 per credit hour course fee.

Flight training
K-State Salina students taking professional pilot training courses must pay additional flight and equipment costs, which vary by semester.

Numbers rounded up to the next dollar amount. All fees subject to change.

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Deadlines
November 1
Priority deadline for incoming freshmen to submit the K-State scholarship application.
February 1
Priority deadline for transfer and current students to submit the K-State scholarship application.
March 1
Priority deadline to apply for federal student aid. Submit the FAFSA (school code 001928).
Reminders
November
Residence hall assignments are made on a first-come, first-served basis, so complete the residence hall application and contract if you plan to live on campus.
April
Admitted students attending K-State in the fall should sign up for orientation and enrollment in the spring.