Kansas State University

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Kansas State University Founded in 1863 as the nation's first land grant college, Kansas State University is a nationally recognized comprehensive university with more than 200 undergraduate programs, 60 master's degree programs, and 40 doctoral programs. More than 20,000 students and 1,200 faculty members attend classed on the 668 -acre campus in central Manhattan. A satellite campus in Salina is the home of the College of Technology.

K-state offers degrees in nine colleges: Liberal Arts and Sciences; Agriculture; Engineering; Business; Education; Human Ecology; architecture, Planning, and Design ; Veterinary Medicine; and Technology.

The University's library system contains more than four million volumes, journals, and government publications and is capable of retrieving information from more than 200 databases.

K-State ranks first nationally among state universities in the number of Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, and Goldwater scholarships awarded in the past ten years.

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Konza Prairie

In the heart of the Flint Hills, the 8,616-acre Konza Prairie is a rare opportunity to experience the Prairie as the pioneers did during their trek westward. Once a part of the Dewey Ranch, Chicago Industrialist C.P. Dewey acquired the prairie piece by piece during the last quarter of the 1800s. <

Manhattan, KS Nature Preserves

Pioneer Log Cabin

The pioneer museum was built in 1915 as a home and displays agricultural tool exhibits.

Manhattan, KS Museums

Pottawatomie Lake #2

State Fishing Lake No. located about four miles northeast of Manhattan. Pottawatomie Lake #2 is a scenic lake of about 75 acres that holds nice populations of crappie, largemouth bass and bluegill. The lake also produces impressive strings of channel catfish and holds some very nice walleyes.

Manhattan, KS Recreation

Harold M. Freund American Museum of Baking

The American Museum of Baking housed in the Emerson Library of the American Institute of Baking, contains one of the world's largest collections of artifacts on baking history, including the "world's largest collection of baker statuettes and figurines,"

Manhattan, KS Museums

Randolph Jail

The Randolph Jail is a nineteenth century jail located on the grounds of the Riley County Historical Museum. It was relocated here from the old town of Randolph in northern Riley County when the old town location was moved with the creation of Tuttle Creek Reservoir.

Manhattan, KS Pioneer Life

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