Kansas State University News

Kansas State University, commonly known as K-State, is a public research university located in Manhattan, Kansas. It was founded in 1863 as the first land-grant college under the Morrill Act. The university offers a wide range of academic programs across its nine colleges, including agriculture, engineering, architecture, business, and veterinary medicine, among others. K-State is particularly renowned for its research in agriculture, food safety, and animal health, reflecting Kansas’s strong agricultural tradition. The university’s commitment to research is supported by facilities like the Biosecurity Research Institute and various extension programs that connect the university’s research efforts with community needs across the state. K-State is also known for its vibrant campus life, inclusive community, and active alumni network, providing a supportive environment for student growth both academically and personally.