K-State Achievements



K-Staters are a proud bunch, and with good reason. A combination of world-renowned professors, groundbreaking research, stand-out students and a beautiful campus ensures the K-State family will wear their purple with pride for years to come.

NO. 1

choice for Kansas high school seniors

NO. 1

Big 12 pregame tradition — the Wabash Cannonball (ESPN)

NO. 6

for happiest students (Princeton Review)

NO. 2

best university to work for (

NO. 2

for students who love their university (Princeton Review)

NO. 3

for best quality of life (Princeton Review)

$150.6 million

in philanthropic gifts and commitments (FY 2016)

NO. 24

most beautiful college campuses (Great Value Colleges)

$276 million

in gifts, grants and research contracts
(FY 2014-2015)

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