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Ready to take the first step toward achieving the future you’ve envisioned? At K-State, you will gain the knowledge, skills and support you need to accomplish your goals and live your best life.

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Incoming freshmen

At Kansas State University, you will find a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere where you are valued for your perspective and encouraged to grow and succeed.

With more than 250 majors and options, 16 academic interest areas, career readiness resources, support services and a vibrant campus community, you are certain to become the best version of you.



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Transfer students

Experience quality academics in top-notch facilities, opportunities and resources to help you excel in your chosen discipline, and instruction and collaboration with world-renowned, accessible faculty.


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International students

K-State currently welcomes more than 1,400 international students from 103 countries. Our friendly, inclusive atmosphere, nationally recognized programs and award-winning campus beauty set the stage for you to thrive.


Additional pathways

Not every potential wildcat student falls neatly into the three categories above. If you think your application may be a special case, explore these other possible routes to K-State.

High school concurrent

Eligible students currently in high school may take K-State courses for college credit.

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Returning and readmitted students

If you've previously attended K-State, find out if you're eligible to apply for readmission and pick up where you left off.

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Special and non-degree students

You don't have to get a degree to get a K-State education. Learn about our part-time, non-degree offerings.

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Online students

Want to take your courses online? Learn more about our more than 100 online programs in a variety of degrees.

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General policies and requirements

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