Kansas State University College of Agriculture

Manhattan, KS

Founded in 1863

Motto: "Rule by Obeying Nature's Laws"

Small Town





Acceptance Rate

$9,375 / $25,251

Tuition In-state / Out-of-state


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As the first functioning land-grand university, the Kansas State University College of Agriculture leads the way in food, agriculture and natural resources. The K-State College of Agriculture offers 16 undergraduate majors, 14 minors and 5 certificate programs, as well as some of the best agricultural graduate programs in the world. K-State College of Agriculture students receive real-world, flexible course scheduling, nationally ranked programs and one-on-one faculty advising. The proof is in the numbers: The college boasts a nearly 100-percent graduate placement rate within a few months of graduation.

The K-State College of Agriculture seeks to cultivate global citizens – celebrating diversity and individualization while maintaining a culture of community and inclusion. Students engage in experiential learning through labs, on campus mills, animal science units, plant science centers and related facilities located within 2 miles of campus. K-State College of Agriculture students are supported by more than 1.4 million dollars in college level scholarships each year.

Agricultural Degrees Offered

  • Agribusiness
  • Agricultural Communications
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Technology
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Sciences
  • Conservation Planning and Park Management
  • Food Science
  • General Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine
  • Bakery Science and Management
  • Milling Science and Management
  • Wildlife and Outdoor Enterprise Management
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Total Enrollment: 22,221

Agricultural Students: 3,060

Male Female Student Ratio: 51%/49%

Acceptance Rate: 94%


Application Fee: $40

Application Deadline: Rolling

Target GPA: 2.1 (in-state)

Target ACT Score: 24.9


In-State: $9,375

Out-of-State: $25,251

Student Fees: $1,065

Room and Board: $9,140

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Religious Affiliation: non-denominational

Faculty/Student Ratio: 18/1

Kansas State University Teaching Units

More than 35 teaching and research units -- including livestock units, plant science facilities, processing units, bakery, feed mill, flour mill, food science labs, greenhouses, farms, sports turf facilities, range land and more -- are all located within 1.5 miles of K-State’s campus. Student access to facilities for experiential learning, part time jobs, research and industry engagement is critical to the College of Agriculture’s pursuit of providing all students real-world, hands-on learning and applied learning experiences both in and out of the classroom.