Graduate Programs Overview

Kansas State University is a four-years, public school located in Manhattan, Kansas. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $11,225 for Kansas residents and $23,949 for other students in average.

It offers two hundreds five graduate programs: 80 Master's, 76 Doctorate, 49 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 1,130 students have been conferred Master's degree and 580 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameKansas State University
Typefour-years, public
Address919 Mid-Campus Drive, Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS
Graduate School Students4,597 students
1,706 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$11,225
Student to Faculty18:1 (5.56%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 205 Graduate Programs
80 Master's, 49 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Kansas State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Kansas residents, the tuition & fees are $11,225 and $23,949 for non-Kansas residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $429 for Kansas residents and $959 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$429$959
Books & Supplies$1,006
Room & Board$10,100 (On-Campus) / $8,236 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,204 (On-Campus) / $4,204 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$26,535$39,259
Off-Campus Total$24,671$37,395
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Kansas State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 205 major areas - 79 Master's (30 online programs), 44 Doctorate (1 online programs), 48 Post-Bachelor'(24 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Mechanics and Repairers
Transportation And Materials Moving
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 20,854 students enrolled in Kansas State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 4,597 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,779 male and 2,818 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,573 full-time and 2,024 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,706 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 678 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,779
Women Students2,818
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students2,573
Part-time Students2,024
By race/ethnicity 3,115 White, 171 Black, and 112 Asian students are attending at Kansas State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races105
143 students are younger than 22 and 777 students are older than 65. The school has 2,495 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,182 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under143
40 & Over777
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Kansas State University, 1,706 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 678 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment4,597
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,706
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses678
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,213
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,706
Kansas Resident740
Other State In U.S.934
Outside of U.S.32

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