College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.
Kansas State University was awarded 780 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is agricultural business.
K -State landed the #231 spot in College Factual's 2023 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,241 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when K -State held the #341 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
K -State also holds the #2 spot on the Best Colleges in Kansas ranking.
With an acceptance rate of 94%, K -State has a fairly liberal admissions policy. However, don't just assume you'll get in! Put together a good application and make sure you include all requested documents and materials.
Learn more about Kansas State University admissions.
The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Kansas State University, this ratio is 18 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.
In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at Kansas State University is 90%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
Kansas State University has a freshmen retention rate of 87%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.
When it comes to finishing their studies on time, those seeking a bachelor's degree from K -State have a four-year graduation rate of 34%. This is comparable to the national average of 33.3%
Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Kansas State University.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 16,257 undergraduates at K -State with 14,497 being full-time and 1,760 being part-time.
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of K -State, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At K -State, approximately 45% of students took out student loans averaging $6,849 a year. That adds up to $27,396 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at K -State is 3.7%. 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.
See which majors at Kansas State University make the most money.
Get more details about the location of Kansas State University.
Contact details for K -State are given below.
|Address:||919 Mid-Campus Drive, Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506|
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||209||$37,947|
|Business Administration & Management||192||$46,241|
|Finance & Financial Management||150||$48,232|
|Physiology & Pathology Sciences||141||$25,485|
|Computer Information Systems||112||$67,854|
|Human Development & Family Studies||111||$28,101|
Learn more about the majors offered at Kansas State University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.
In 2019-2020, 13,737 students took at least one online class at Kansas State University. This is an increase from the 5,850 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
Learn more about online learning at Kansas State University.
*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.
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