Detailed requirements for incoming freshmen
Admission to the university is test-optional and requires achieving EITHER:
A cumulative high school GPA (weighted or unweighted) of 3.25 or higher OR
ACT composite score of 21, or an SAT ERW+M score of 1060 or higher
AND, if applicable, achieve a 2.0 GPA on all college credit taken in high school.
If you do not meet these assured requirements, you are still encouraged to apply. Your application will be reviewed individually.
Additional requirements and considerations
- Some K-State majors also have different requirements.
- Learn more about ACT/SAT for scholarships, superscoring and the recommended pre-college curriculum.
- Explore how college courses transfer to K-State from other institutions where you've earned credit.
- Check out your options for credit for prior learning, including Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) and other advanced test credit.
View questions and answers for COVID-related special circumstances.
Admission requirements for other new freshmen