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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.


Our Email: kstate@ksu.edu
Our Website:www.ksu.edu
To set up a campus Tour call 1-800-432-8270, or 785-532-6318

Come visit us in Manhattan, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Pottawatomie Lake #2

State Fishing Lake No. 2.is 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

Riley County Courthouse

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places the dominating limestone Courthouse was completed in 1906, built by Topeka contractor, J.B. Betts, and local contractor, Clarence Johnson. The citizens pledged $1,000 for the tower clock.

Manhattan, KS Historic Courthouses

Wolf Butterfield House Museum

The Wolf Butterfield House served as a way station for the Butterfield Stage Line started by David Butterfield in 1865. The limestone house contained dining and sleeping faciltities as well as a tavern for stage line patrons.

Manhattan, KS Museums

First National Bank Building

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the First National Bank was at this location from 1887 to 1912.

This building and its twin building next door were built by J.N. Limbocker and are now part of the Manhattan Town Center structure.

Manhattan, KS Historic Buildings

Wareham Hotel

Harry P. Wareham moved with his family from Flush, Kansas in 1868, when he was two years old and when he was nine and his brother, William, was eleven, their father died. Mrs. Wareham, Sarah, established the Wareham Millinery Company, which she ran for many years.

Manhattan, KS Historic Hotels

Things to do Colleges near Manhattan, KS