Kansas State University Graduate Schools

Kansas State University (referred to as K-State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Manhattan, KS. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Kansas State University is $11,277 for Kansas residents and $24,115 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,352 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 22,221 including undergraduate students.

Kansas State University Graduate School Overview

Kansas State University (referred to as K-State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Manhattan, KS. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Kansas State University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1916 - Current).
Kansas State UniversityDirectory Information
School NameKansas State University (referred to as K-State)
Address919 Mid-Campus Drive, Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone785-532-6011
Webhttps://www.k-state.edu
Online Applicationhttps://apply.k-state.edu/app/open/ChooseTerm_open.action
Financial Infohttps://www.k-state.edu/sfa
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Kansas State University is $11,277 for Kansas residents and $24,115 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,352 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 22,221 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 158 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 53 programs are available online classes.
K-State Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$24,115
$11,277 for Kansas Residents
Student Population4,352
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs158 graduate programs
(53 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Kansas State University is $11,277 for Kansas residents and $24,115 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $425 for Kansas residents and $960 for out-of-state students. Kansas State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
K-State 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Kansas Residents$11,277
Out-of-State$24,115
Tuition per Credit Hour
Kansas Residents$425
Out-of-State$960
Kansas State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Kansas State University campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at K-State
Distance Learning (Online Classes)53 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

Kansas State University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Kansas State University is $11,277 for Kansas residents and $24,115 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.68% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Kansas State University
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$9,139$833$20,626$833
2016-2017$9,670$862$21,828$862
2017-2018$9,960$862$22,483$862
2018-2019$10,061$1,008$22,709$1,008
2019-2020$10,212$1,065$23,050$1,065
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $13,950 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Kansas State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.02% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $12,178. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.18% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Kansas State University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$8,430$3,860$7,030$3,860
2016-2017$9,150$3,860$7,662$3,860
2017-2018$9,430$3,908$7,754$3,908
2018-2019$9,680$3,994$7,924$3,994
2019-2020$9,870$4,080$8,098$4,080
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $425 for Kansas residents and $960 for other students at Kansas State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.48% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Kansas State University
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$381$859
2016-2017$403$910
2017-2018$415$937
2018-2019$419$946
2019-2020$425$960
Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at Kansas State University.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Kansas State University
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Veterinary Medicine$22,512$1,065$22,512$1,065

Graduate Programs at K-State

Kansas State University offers 165 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,557 students have completed their study at Kansas State University.
Offered Degrees at Kansas State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree77261,076
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship424180
Doctor's degree - other10103
Post Bachelor's Degree4523198
Total165531,557

Kansas State University offers 165 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,557 students have completed their studies.
  • 1,076 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 103 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 198 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] (2 completers) 101 completers-
Agricultural Economics9-
Agricultural Public Services (other)5-
Animal Sciences22-
Food Science33-
Food Technology and Processing6-
Agronomy and Crop Science16-
Horticultural Science10-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Environmental Studies0-
Architecture [+] (2 completers) 122 completers-
0-
Architecture83$48,500
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning3-
Interior Architecture23-
Landscape Architecture10-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology0-
Architecture and Related Services (other)3-
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 17 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric10-
Journalism7-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] (2 completers) 24 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences22-
Computer Programming/Programmer2-
Education [+] (8 completers) 330 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction26-
Educational Leadership and Administration52-
Special Education and Teaching6-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services37$36,600
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (other)56-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching77$71,200
Elementary Education and Teaching76-
Engineering [+] (14 completers) 71 completers-
Engineering0-
Agricultural Engineering10-
Architectural Engineering6-
Chemical Engineering1-
Civil Engineering14-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering12-
Mechanical Engineering5-
Nuclear Engineering3-
Industrial Engineering15-
Operations Research5-
Engineering Technology [+] (2 completers) 15 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician0-
Engineering/Industrial Management9-
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields (other)6-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 10 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures10-
Work and Family Studies [+] (8 completers) 55 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies8-
Human Development and Family Studies38$41,000
Family and Community Services3-
Apparel and Textiles6-
English Language And Literature [+] 17 completers-
English Language and Literature17-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 25 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences8-
Biochemistry2-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology0-
Entomology1-
Genetics1-
Exercise Physiology13-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 17 completers-
Mathematics9-
Statistics8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (2 completers) 10 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Gerontology4-
Nutrition Sciences6-
Sustainability Studies0-
Physical Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry2-
Geology/Earth Science13-
Physics0-
Psychology [+] 17 completers-
Psychology0-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)17-
Human Services [+] 11 completers-
0-
Community Organization and Advocacy1-
Public Administration10-
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 20 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics4-
Geography4-
International Relations and Affairs8-
Political Science and Government2-
Sociology2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 20 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts3-
Fine/Studio Arts3-
Music14-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 37 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health19-
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences18-
Business [+] (6 completers) 116 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management43-
Accounting51-
Financial Planning and Services19-
Hospitality Administration/Management3-
History [+] 6 completers-
History6-
Total1,076
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 24 completers-
Agricultural Economics4-
Animal Sciences5-
Food Science2-
Food Technology and Processing5-
Agronomy and Crop Science6-
Horticultural Science2-
Architecture [+] 2 completers-
0-
Environmental Design/Architecture2-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences2-
Education [+] (2 completers) 25 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction12-
Educational Leadership and Administration3-
Special Education and Teaching3-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services2-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching5-
Engineering [+] 24 completers-
Engineering0-
Agricultural Engineering3-
Chemical Engineering3-
Civil Engineering5-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering5-
Nuclear Engineering0-
Industrial Engineering5-
Work and Family Studies [+] 14 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences14-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 29 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences5-
Biochemistry4-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology3-
Microbiology1-
Entomology3-
Genetics5-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology8-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 13 completers-
Mathematics6-
Statistics7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Nutrition Sciences5-
Physical Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry12-
Physics7-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Psychology0-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)4-
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 10 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Economics3-
Geography0-
International Relations and Affairs4-
Sociology3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Veterinary Physiology0-
Business [+] (2 completers) 5 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Financial Planning and Services5-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total180
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 103 completers-
Veterinary Medicine103-
Total103
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] (4 completers) 3 completers-
Food Science0-
Food Science and Technology (other)3-
Horticultural Science0-
Range Science and Management0-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation0-
Environmental Studies0-
Architecture [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
0-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning0-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] (2 completers) 7 completers-
African Studies0-
Women's Studies7-
Education [+] (12 completers) 77 completers-
Education0-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education1-
Multicultural Education1-
Educational Leadership and Administration2-
Adult and Continuing Education Administration5-
Educational Evaluation and Research2-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism0-
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (other)50-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching2-
Secondary Education and Teaching14-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Engineering [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
Engineering0-
Agricultural Engineering0-
Chemical Engineering0-
Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering0-
Transportation and Highway Engineering0-
Computer Engineering1-
Work and Family Studies [+] (4 completers) 32 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Family Resource Management Studies32-
Human Development and Family Studies0-
English Language And Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Entomology1-
Biotechnology2-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] (2 completers) 25 completers-
Mathematics0-
Applied Mathematics9-
Statistics16-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (4 completers) 6 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Gerontology2-
Dispute Resolution2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)2-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 7 completers-
0-
Community Organization and Advocacy2-
Public Administration5-
Social Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography4-
Political Science and Government0-
Transportation And Materials Moving [+] 0 completers-
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology0-
Air Transportation (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 7 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Public Health7-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)0-
Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Epidemiology, and Public Health0-
Business [+] 10 completers-
Business/Commerce5-
Organizational Leadership1-
Management Science4-
Total198

Graduate Student Population at K-State

For academic year 2019-2020, total 4,352 students enrolled into Kansas State University graduate schools where it has total 22,221 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,608 full-time and 1,744 part-time students. By gender, 1,793 male and 2,559 female students are attending Kansas State University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Kansas State University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Kansas State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,3521,7932,559
Full-time2,6081,1151,493
Part-tme1,7446781,066
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Kansas State University.
There are 2,859 White (65.69%), 143 Black/African American (3.29%), 222 Hispanic (5.10%), 94 Asian (2.16%), and 1,034 students with other races. 821 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Kansas State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,3521,7932,559
American Indian/Native American1679
Asian943856
Black/African American1436578
Hispanic22275147
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander312
White2,8591,0671,792
Two More1064264
Un-Known884444
Non-resident Alien821454367
Kansas State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,272 graduate students (29.23% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 322 graduate students (7.40% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Kansas State University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Kansas State University
Number of Students
Total4,352
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,272
Enrolled Some Online Courses322
Not in Online Courses2,758

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