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Academic Credentials for Federal Financial Aid

If K-State's Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) has requested documentation of your academic credentials, locate the scenario that matches your academic history below and make arrangements to provide the referenced documentation as soon as possible.

I have earned a high school diploma.

Ask your high school's registrar to send an official/final high school transcript indicating that you've earned a high school diploma. The transcript that your high school sends should indicate when you were awarded your diploma.

Send to:

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

FAX 785-532-6393

I have successfully completed a secondary school education within a home-school setting.

Ask your parent or guardian to complete, sign, and send a transcript indicating that you successfully completed a secondary school education. The transcript must list all of the courses that you successfully completed.

Send to:

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

FAX 785-532-6393

I have earned a General Educational Development (GED) Certificate.

Arrange to have an official General Educational Development (GED) transcript or certificate sent to:

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

FAX 785-532-6393

I have successfully completed at least a two-year post-secondary educational program that is acceptable for full credit toward a K-State bachelor's degree program or higher.

Ask the Registrar's Office of the college where you successfully completed at least a two-year educational program to send an official transcript indicating the date you successfully completed the educational program.

Note: The successful completion of at least a two-year educational program typically refers to having been awarded an Associate's Degree or higher.

If you will be attending K-State as an undergraduate student, ask to have the transcript sent to:

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

FAX 785-532-6393

If you will be attending K-State as a graduate student, ask to have transcript sent to:

Graduate School
103 Fairchild Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas 66506

I attended a college prior to July 1, 2012 and in that time earned at least six (6) credit hours that will transfer to K-State and will be accepted toward a degree program at K-State.

Ask the Registrar's Office of any college you previously attended to send an official college transcript indicating all college credit you've earned.

If you will be attending K-State as an undergraduate student, ask to have the transcript(s) sent to

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

FAX 785-532-6393

If you will be attending K-State as a graduate student, ask to have transcript(s) sent to

Graduate School
103 Fairchild Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas 66506

My academic history does not include any of the above noted academic scenarios.

If K-State's OSFA has requested documentation of academic credentials, but none of the above scenarios apply to you, please contact our office for assistance and/or clarification.