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Kansas State University welcomes you.

At Kansas State University, students have a classic college experience in a friendly environment where faculty and staff truly care about student success. Choose from more than 250 majors and options; award-winning programs; and professors at the top of their fields. K-State, one of the nation's first land-grant schools, offers a multicampus system committed to diversity, outstanding teaching and a student-centered environment. The university is home to more than 475 student organizations, Big 12 athletics and top-tier research facilities. Wildcats find what they need on campus — from recreation to the libraries to nationally known speakers and performers — and in the community, which offers outdoor recreation, shopping, nightlife and a healthy dose of purple pride. Undergraduates interested in research can work side-by-side with some of the world's best scientists. As a research hub for world-renowned scientists in animal health and food safety, K-Staters work daily to influence the world and make it better.

Living in the K-State Community

The K-State community, where everyone is a Wildcat.

K-State's main campus in Manhattan, which is nestled in the Flint Hills and offers students a small-town atmosphere with big city amenities. K-State also has campuses in Salina, Kan., and Olathe, Kan. Students take advantage of part-time campus jobs and internships to prepare them for their future careers. In their spare time, students attend Big 12 athletic events and music, dance and theater performances, as well as visit student and professional gallery displays. For study time, students have a choice of several on-campus libraries or they can cozy up to the fire while studying in the K-State Student Union or the K-State Alumni Center. Get physical working out at the Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex, playing intramural sports, bowling in the K-State Student Union or going for a run on campus. When students are ready to expand their horizons, K-State's study abroad programs offer more than 70 countries to visit. The Office of Student Life provides caring services that help each student feel supported in the university environment. K-State is known for its personal touch and family environment.