Kansas State University (K-State)

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Kansas State University can be found in Manhattan, KS, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The students enrolled at K-State number about 24,000 per year, and is one of the biggest universities in the state.

Kansas State University sends acceptance letters to about 100% of those that apply each year. Of those that are admitted, about 40% attended the school. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected K-State acceptance rate 2015 is estimated to be 95%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at k-state.edu.

Overall K-State Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Kansas State University was reported as 95.9% in Fall 2013 with over 9,840 applications submitted to Kansas State University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Kansas State University has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 55.5%
  • 2010-2011: 98.5%
  • 2011-2012: 98.9%
  • 2012-2013: 99.0%
  • 2013-2014: 95.9%
  • Projected K-State Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 94.7%

How Does K-State Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Kansas State University is seventy-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Kansas92.3%
Park University96.4%
University of Missouri-Kansas City33.0%
Wichita State University95.8%
University of Nebraska-Lincoln64.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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