Kansas State University

Kansas State University

Kansas State University is a member university of Great Plains IDEA, a consortium of renowned, accredited public universities from across the United States who have joined together to provide an elite online educational experience. Through Great Plains IDEA, you can select Kansas State University as your home university and take courses from universities across the consortium; this gives you access to innovative courses, industry-leading faculty, and degrees that one single university could not offer alone.

Participating Programs

Through Great Plains IDEA, Kansas State University offers a wide range of online master’s degrees and online graduate certificate programs in human sciences and agriculture. These programs provide flexibility to busy professionals who need to balance work and academic responsibilities, and they are offered at one affordable common price across programs and regardless of state of residence.

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Founded

1863

Main Campus Location:

Manhattan, Kansas (pop. 54,832)

Accredited By

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
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Undergrad Population

17,210

Graduate Population

4,042

Number of Colleges

9

Nickname

Wildcats

School Colors

Royal Purple. White and silver are unofficial complementary colors.

Mascot

Willie the Wildcat

Kansas State University Traditions

Clap and bend to do the “the Wabash,” K-State’s own version of “Wabash Cannonball.” The song became a second fight song when the music department lost all music except the “Wabash Cannonball’ in a 1968 campus fire. The band director had taken the music home to arrange for the band, and only that music was saved.

Looking for a sweet treat? You can find more than 30 flavors of student-made ice cream at K-State’s Call Hall Dairy. Only the dairy manager of Call Hall knows the official recipe for the Purple Pride blueberry ice cream.

Willie the Wildcat electrifies Bill Snyder Family Stadium with his K-S-U chant and pose after every scored point.  K-State students show their pride by following his lead beyond the roar of a home football crowd. Whether they’re on campus or making their mark across the globe, you can find K-State students showing their K-S-U Wildcat spirit.

Pursue a Kansas State University Academic Program through Great Plains IDEA

As a member university of Great Plains IDEA, Kansas State University offers elite online master’s degrees and graduate certificate programs in human sciences and agriculture. With Kansas State University as your home university, you can achieve your professional goals through entirely online programs that feature faculty and staff from multiple universities who provide a student-centered, collaborative, innovative, and highly engaging educational experience.

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