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Salina is a regional trade center located at the intersection of Interstate 70 and Interstate 135. Nearly 50,000 people live in Salina, recognized by Bloomberg Businessweek magazine as the best place in Kansas to raise children. The area is home to 26 city parks, Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure museum and zoo, and an aquatic park. The Smoky Hill River Festival is held in Salina every summer. Acts like Bob Dylan have performed at the 7,500-seat Bicentennial Center, and residents watch performances at the 1,280-seat Stiefel Theatre, which was built in 1931. The National Civic League has awarded Salina a prestigious All-America City Award.


Salina is located in central Kansas in Saline county.

Kansas State Polytechnic Campus

Kansas State Polytechnic is known for its Aviation Technologies programs.


College CenterPictured here is College Center.

Life CenterResidence Hall
   Polytechnic Life Center or recreation/gym facility.                                         Polytechnic campus residence halls.