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International Admissions and Recruiting

International Admissions & Recruiting

Kansas State University
203A Fairchild Hall
1601 Vattier Street
Manhattan, KS 66506-1111
785-532-6550 fax

Our Locations

Kansas State University has 3 campus locations. Manhattan and Salina have both undergraduate and graduate academic programs, and on-campus housing. Olathe is the third and newest extension of the university, focusing on graduate and professional programs, research, and science education development in K-12 schools.

Learn more about our campuses and their respective cities:


Manhattan, Kansas, a city of 55,000, is known for the friendliness of its people and beautiful natural environment. Each season is distinct in Kansas, with beautiful springs and summers, colorful autumns and snowy winters. Kansas State University also ranks as the safest campus in the Big 12 conference.


Manhattan has many public parks, tennis courts, a zoo, a shopping mall, international food stores and restaurants, and public golf courses. On summer evenings you can listen to free concerts in City Park. If you enjoy the outdoors, you can explore the recreational trail that nearly circles the city. Just a few miles from Manhattan is a major lake, Tuttle Creek Reservoir, where you can go swimming, sailing or fishing.

Learn about the natural wonder of the area at the Flint Hills Discovery Center located downtown!

Flint Hills Discovery Center
City of Manhattan

Aggieville is a short walk from campus and filled with stores, cafes, restaurants and bars - making it the primary place for students to socialize. From as early as 1899, students have played a role in the development of the Aggieville area and it is now the most popular location for many student and community activities, including the K-State Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally, the Little Apple New Year's Eve Celebration and Ball Drop, the Mayor's Christmas Parade and the St. Patrick's Day Parade!

Aggieville Business Association
Aggieville Live
Aggieville on facebook


A city of nearly 50,000 residents, the Salina campus is a one-hour drive west of the main campus in Manhattan, convenient for you to cheer on the Wildcats at home games. Home to Kansas State University's College of Technology and Aviation, the campus has expanded its programs in recent years to include social work and family studies.

K-State Salina


The Salina area offers a variety of local and national restaurants, shopping, arts, and entertainment. You’re sure to find something you enjoy, whether it's attending the Smoky Hill River Festival, car shows, or concerts by world-renowned musicians at the historic Stiefel Theatre! Salina's well-developed downtown provides the perfect atmosphere for hanging out with its unique restaurants, coffee shops, and museums.

City of Salina
Salina Downtown

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Kansas Fun Facts

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Kansas State University was founded in 1863, only two years after Kansas officially became a state in 1861!

Native Kansan Amelia Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

The Spanish traveled through Kansas as early as 1541, followed by the French in 1673. The United States actually purchased Kansas from France in 1803.

Learn more about Kansas!