Graduate Program 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 average graduate school tuition & fees is $11,225 for Kansas residents and $23,949 for out-of-state students. It offers 183 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameKansas State University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address919 Mid-Campus Drive, Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS
Graduate School Students4,597 students
1,577 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$11,225
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 183 Graduate Programs
82 Master's, 51 Doctorate, 50 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate 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: July 22, 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)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Kansas State University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 183 major areas - 82 Master's (25 online programs), 51 Doctorate (2 online programs), 50 Post-Bachelor'(24 online programs). 1,146 students have been conferred Master's degree and 695 students have received Doctorate degree last year.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.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Transportation and Materials Moving
Visual and Performing Arts
Transportation and Materials Moving
Mechanics and Repairers
Social Sciences
Human Services
Physical Sciences
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
English Language and Literature
Work and Family Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Engineering Technology
Computer and Information Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Natural Resources and Conservation
Physical Sciences
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
English Language and Literature

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 1,577 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 525 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
167 students are younger than 22 and 815 students are older than 65. The school has 2,503 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,125 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under167
40 & Over815
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, 1,577 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 525 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment4,610
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,577
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses525
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,508
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,577
Kansas Resident596
Other State In U.S.950
Outside of U.S.31

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