Message From The Dean
Thank you for considering advanced study in one of the 107 graduate programs offered at Kansas State University, K-State Olathe and K-State Salina.
Selecting the graduate program most appropriate to your future goals is an important one, as it sets the stage for your intellectual and professional development in profound ways. So, please explore the exciting opportunities that K-State has to offer.
Kansas State University, with over 4,000 graduate students, offers advanced education and training in traditional as well as in interdisciplinary graduate programs crossing department and college lines, with programs ranging from the fine arts through molecular biology. Graduate programs are housed academically in the colleges of agriculture, architecture and design, arts and sciences, business administration, education, engineering, human ecology, technology, and veterinary medicine.
As the country's first land-grant university, founded in 1863, Kansas State offers a comprehensive breadth of programs involving a distinguished graduate faculty who are dedicated to the education of our students. In support of its mission in research and graduate education, the university has created extensive state-of-the-art facilities so that you may pursue research at the forefront of your chosen discipline. The university also seeks to recruit students from diverse ethnic backgrounds as part of its commitment to cultural diversity. These factors foster a community of learning dedicated to excellence in graduate education.
Please browse our website at your convenience, then consider a trip to the campus to experience K-State. As you become more aware of the uniqueness, the strengths, and the opportunities available here, you are likely to concur that K-State is the best place for you to pursue your graduate education.
Carol Shanklin, Ph.D.
Dean of the Graduate School