Kansas State University Graduate School

Kansas State University (referred to as K-State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Manhattan, KS.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of K-State is $11,253 for Kansas residents and $23,977 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,676 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 19,722 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Kansas State University (referred to as K-State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Manhattan, KS.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1916 - Current).
K-State Directory Information
School NameKansas State University (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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of K-State is $11,253 for Kansas residents and $23,977 for out-of-state students. The school has 4,676 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 19,722 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 339 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 19 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$23,977
$11,253 for Kansas Residents
Student Population4,676
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs339 graduate programs
(19 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at K-State is $11,253 for Kansas residents and $23,977 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $429 for Kansas residents and $959 for out-of-state students.
K-State offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Kansas Residents$11,253
Out-of-State$23,977
Tuition per Credit Hour
Kansas Residents$429
Out-of-State$959
K-State 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 its campus, 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
Distance Learning (Online Classes)19 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Kansas State University is $11,253 for Kansas residents and $23,977 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.12% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$10,061$1,008$22,709$1,008
2019-2020$10,212$1,065$23,050$1,065
2020-2021$10,212$1,065$23,050$1,065
2021-2022$10,294$931$23,018$931
2022-2023$10,294$959$23,018$959
The graduate school tuition & fees of K-State is relatively expensive compared to public graduate schools in Kansas. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Kansas graduate tuition is $19,074 (public) / $11,074 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Kansas State University$11,253$23,977
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Kansas Graduate Schools$10,506$12,913
Public$8,793$19,074
Private$11,074
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $14,528 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at K-State.
On-campus living costs are increased by 1.57% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,108. Off-campus living costs are increased by 5.37% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$9,680$3,994$7,924$3,994
2019-2020$9,870$4,080$8,098$4,080
2020-2021$10,100$4,400$8,236$4,148
2021-2022$10,100$4,204$8,236$4,204
2022-2023$10,100$4,428$8,680$4,428
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $429 for Kansas residents and $959 for other students at Kansas State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$419$946
2019-2020$425$960
2020-2021$426$960
2021-2022$429$959
2022-2023$429$959
The following table shows the tuition & fees for medical school at K-State.
2022-2023 Law School/Medical School Tuition at Kansas State University
Kansas ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Veterinary Medicine$16,884$2,339$38,286$2,339

Graduate Programs at K-State

Kansas State University offers 186 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,699 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 Degree8581,119
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship491222
Doctor's degree - other10104
Post Bachelor's Degree517254
Total186161,699
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Kansas State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Family Resource Management Studies program with 60 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Elementary Education and Teaching program with 156 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Veterinary Medicine program with 104 completers.
Kansas State University offers 186 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,699 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,119 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 104 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 254 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 135 completers-
Agricultural Business and Management22-
Agricultural Economics3-
Agricultural Public Services (other)5-
Animal Sciences15-
Food Science24-
Food Technology and Processing4-
Agronomy and Crop Science10-
Horticultural Science7-
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences45-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 13 completers-
Environmental Studies13-
Architecture [+] (1 completers) 115 completers-
Architecture-$48,500
Interior Architecture30-
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology74-
Architecture and Related Services (other)11-
Communication and Journalism [+] 19 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric9-
Journalism10-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 16 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences14-
Computer Programming/Programmer2-
Education [+] (2 completers) 332 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction22-
Educational Leadership and Administration15-
Special Education and Teaching10-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services35$36,600
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (other)75-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching19$71,200
Elementary Education and Teaching156-
Secondary Education and Teaching--
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching--
Engineering [+] 49 completers-
Agricultural Engineering4-
Architectural Engineering5-
Chemical Engineering2-
Civil Engineering12-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering8-
Mechanical Engineering4-
Nuclear Engineering--
Industrial Engineering6-
Operations Research8-
Engineering Technology [+] 4 completers-
Engineering/Industrial Management2-
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields (other)2-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 5 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures5-
Work and Family Studies [+] (1 completers) 48 completers-
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies10-
Human Development and Family Studies34$41,000
Family and Community Services2-
Apparel and Textiles2-
English Language and Literature [+] 20 completers-
English Language and Literature20-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 22 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences10-
Biochemistry--
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology1-
Parasitology--
Entomology5-
Genetics2-
Exercise Physiology4-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 10 completers-
Mathematics6-
Statistics4-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 19 completers-
Systems Science and Theory--
Gerontology2-
Nutrition Sciences14-
Sustainability Studies3-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] --
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies (other)--
Philosophy and Religious Studies [+] --
Philosophy--
Physical Sciences [+] 13 completers-
Chemistry2-
Geology/Earth Science8-
Physics3-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 15 completers-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)15-
Human Services [+] 6 completers-
Public Administration6-
Social Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics7-
Geography4-
International Relations and Affairs5-
Political Science and Government1-
Sociology1-
Transportation and Materials Moving [+] (1 completers) --
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology--
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 26 completers-
Industrial and Product Design--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts4-
Fine/Studio Arts4-
Music18-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Communication Sciences and Disorders--
Physician Assistant--
Athletic Training/Trainer--
Public Health20-
Business [+] 205 completers-
Business Administration and Management73-
Accounting52-
Financial Planning and Services54-
Hospitality Administration/Management1-
Management Science25-
History [+] 5 completers-
History5-
Total1,119
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 34 completers-
Agricultural Economics6-
Animal Sciences3-
Agricultural Animal Breeding--
Food Science3-
Food Technology and Processing4-
Agronomy and Crop Science7-
Horticultural Science8-
Veterinary Physiology3-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 1 completers-
Environmental Studies1-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences10-
Education [+] 57 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction25-
Educational Leadership and Administration4-
Community College Education10-
Special Education and Teaching--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services9-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching9-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching--
Engineering [+] 24 completers-
Engineering--
Agricultural Engineering2-
Chemical Engineering3-
Civil Engineering3-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering4-
Mechanical Engineering8-
Nuclear Engineering2-
Industrial Engineering2-
Work and Family Studies [+] 13 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences13-
English Language and Literature [+] --
English Language and Literature--
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences8-
Biochemistry5-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology2-
Microbiology1-
Parasitology--
Entomology1-
Genetics1-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology6-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 12 completers-
Mathematics6-
Statistics6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 5 completers-
Nutrition Sciences5-
Physical Sciences [+] 26 completers-
Chemistry13-
Geology/Earth Science--
Physics13-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Research and Experimental Psychology (other)4-
Human Services [+] 3 completers-
Community Organization and Advocacy3-
Social Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics3-
Geography2-
International Relations and Affairs1-
Sociology1-
Business [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Financial Planning and Services2-
History [+] --
History--
Total222
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 104 completers-
Veterinary Medicine104-
Total104
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 2 completers-
Horticultural Science--
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences2-
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 2 completers-
Environmental Studies2-
Education [+] (1 completers) 49 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Student Counseling and Personnel Services (other)42-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching3-
Secondary Education and Teaching4-
Engineering [+] --
Agricultural Engineering--
Chemical Engineering--
Work and Family Studies [+] 1 completers-
Human Development and Family Studies1-
English Language and Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] --
Entomology--
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 8 completers-
Statistics8-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 3 completers-
Gerontology3-
Human Services [+] 2 completers-
Community Organization and Advocacy1-
Public Administration1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Public Health5-
Business [+] 43 completers-
Financial Planning and Services38-
Management Science5-
Total254

Graduate Student Population at K-State

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 4,676 students enrolled into Kansas State University graduate schools where it has total 19,722 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,530 full-time and 2,146 part-time graduate students. By gender, 1,800 male and 2,876 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,6761,8002,876
Full-time2,5301,0221,508
Part-tme2,1467781,368
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 3,145 White (67.26%), 182 Black/African American (3.89%), 329 Hispanic (7.04%), 122 Asian (2.61%), and 898 students with other races. 663 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,6761,8002,876
American Indian/Native American341024
Asian1223785
Black/African American18280102
Hispanic329113216
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander422
White3,1451,1212,024
Two More1124666
Un-Known853550
Non-resident Alien663356307
Kansas State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,505 graduate students (32.19% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 704 graduate students (15.06% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total4,676
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,505
Enrolled Some Online Courses704
Not in Online Courses2,467
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Kansas State University. 1,365 students are aged 20 to 24 (29.19% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.02%), 313 students are aged above 50 (6.69%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Kansas State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,6761,8002,876
Age 18-19110
Age 20-2121475139
Age 22-241,151405746
Age 25-291,337535802
Age 30-34641278363
Age 35-39477197280
Age 40-49542191351
Age 50-64297110187
Over 641688

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