The College of Engineering at Kansas State University

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Carol Shanklin
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $40
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $55

The College of Engineering at Kansas State University

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 822
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 216
Overall acceptance rate 26.3% – Low

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.40
Average GRE 456 verbal
724 quantitative
3.40 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.30
Average GRE 338 verbal
760 quantitative
3.40 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
79 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering http:/​/​www.​bae.​ksu.​edu/​
(785) 532-5580
[email protected]
Architecture http:/​/​www.​ksu.​edu/​are-cns/​
(785) 532-5964
[email protected]
Biomedical engineering N/A
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​che.​ksu.​edu/​
(785) 532-5584
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​ce.​ksu.​edu/​
(785) 532-5862
[email protected]
Computer engineering N/A
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cis.​ksu.​edu
(785) 532-6350
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​ksu.​edu
(785) 532-5660
[email protected]
Engineering management http:/​/​www.​imse.​ksu.​edu/​
(785) 532-5606
[email protected]
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​imse.​ksu.​edu/​
(785) 532-5606
[email protected]
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​mne.​ksu.​edu
(785) 532-5610
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering http:/​/​www.​mne.​ksu.​edu/​
(785) 532-5610
[email protected]
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 520
Master’s (full-time) 138
Master’s (part-time) 227
Ph.D. (full-time) 127
Ph.D. (part-time) 28

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 137
Total master’s graduates 122
International master’s graduates 27.9%
Minority master’s graduates 15.6%
Female master’s graduates 29.5%
Total Ph.D. graduates 15
International Ph.D. graduates 46.7%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 20.0%
Female Ph.D. graduates 20.0%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 0 N/A
Agricultural 13 6.3%
Architectural 17 2.7%
Biomedical 0 N/A
Chemical 11 6.9%
Civil 16 15%
Computer engineering 0 N/A
Computer science 20 13.8%
Electrical 22 19.8%
Engineering management 6 4.4%
Environmental 0 N/A
Industrial / Manufacturing 6 10.6%
Materials 0 N/A
Mechanical 18 9.8%
Nuclear 4 2.9%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 120
Part-time faculty 5
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 0

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $22,308,000
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 104

Engineering School Ranking

#93 Best Engineering Schools

(7) Ranking by Specialties

#16 in Biological / Agricultural
#81 in Chemical
#68 in Civil
#80 in Computer Engineering
#89 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#46 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#81 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 25
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.6
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.0
Overall acceptance rate 26.3% – Low
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 739
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 1.1:1 – Low
Ph.D.s granted 15
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $22,308,000
Research expenditures per faculty member $187,462
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 0.0%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 520

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 520

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 265
Minority students 5.7%
International students 59.6%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 255
Minority students 13.3%
International students 18.4%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Lawrence E. Moeder
Financial aid phone (785) 532-6420

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $310 per credit (in-state)
Full-time: $700 per credit (out-of-state)
Part-time: $310 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $700 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,424 per year
Room and board $7,198
Books and supplies $1,100
Miscellaneous expenses $1,545

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 9
Teaching assistants 55
Research assistants 180
Other appointments 0

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