Kansas State University Teaching Programs
Kansas State University is a public institution situated in Manhattan, Kansas. The location of K -State is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
Kansas State University Rankings
We have ranked K -State as #40 out of 545 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. It is also ranked #1 out of 8 schools in Kansas.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
K -State has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at K -State.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards K -State has earned from around the web.
|#12||Best Colleges for Teacher Education Grade Specific||College Factual|
|#17||Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#36||Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#45||Best Colleges for Education||College Factual|
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Where Is Kansas State University?
Contact details for K -State are given below.
|Address:||919 Mid-Campus Drive, Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506|
How Do I Get Into K -State?
You can apply to K -State online at: https://apply.k-state.edu/app/open/ChooseTerm_open.action
Admission Requirements for K -State
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
|TOEFL||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into K -State?
Approximately 50% of accepted students are men and 50% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 94%, and the acceptance rate for women is 94%.
Can I Afford Kansas State University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At K -State, approximately 48% of students took out student loans averaging $6,583 a year. That adds up to $26,332 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at K -State is 4.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Kansas State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 4,509 graduate students at the school.
Of the 15,548 full-time undergraduates at K -State, 53% are male and 47% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Kansas State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||443|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,147|
Kansas students aren't the only ones who study at Kansas State University. At this time, 41 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 108 countries are represented at K -State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and India.
Online Learning at Kansas State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at K -State has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd most popular in Kansas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of K -State
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Kansas State University was -0.4%. This is the #1,574 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at K -State regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of K -State majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Adult & Continuing Education Administration||44%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at K -State ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at K -State.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Kansas State University Teaching Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Other Student Counseling & Personnel Services||0||35||63||0||98|
|General Educational Leadership & Administration||0||0||69||9||78|
|Adult & Continuing Education||0||2||62||2||66|
|Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services||0||0||33||7||40|
|Curriculum & Instruction||0||0||24||9||33|
|Agricultural Teacher Education||16||0||0||0||16|
|General Special Education||0||0||11||3||14|
|Adult & Continuing Education Administration||0||9||0||0||9|
|Educational Evaluation & Research||0||2||0||0||2|
|Teacher Development & Methodology||0||1||0||0||1|
|Bilingual & Multilingual Education||0||0||0||0||0|
|Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism||0||0||0||0||0|
|Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor||0||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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