The city of Manhattan is locally known as "The Little Apple" and has a population of more than 50,000 and is home to the largest K-State campus.
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The city of Salina has a population of more than 40,000 and is home to Kansas State University Polytechnic Campus, which provides a small campus atmosphere with a professional learning environment built on theory, research and industry application in the classroom.
The city of Olathe is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area and offers big city adventures and small town escapes. Kansas State University's Olathe Campus is the academic research presence within the Kansas Bioscience Park, providing a direct portal to K-State's broad capabilities and its many resources.
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- USD 232 De Soto
- USD 230 Spring Hill
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