Best Engineering Schools in Kansas

By | April 29, 2018

This article features top engineering colleges in Kansas that offer master and doctoral degrees in the fields of biological engineering, chemical engineering, computer science, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, etc. Please be informed that each school receives national wide rank as the ranking compares all engineering schools in the United States. Some important ranking factors include average GRE scores, alumni surveys, current student interviews, institutional research publications, and peer college assessment. In the following list of best engineering schools in the state of Kansas, you can see tuition cost for both in-state and out-of-state students, acceptable rates and admissions statistics for each top ranked engineering college.

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Best Engineering Schools in Kansas

National Ranking Kansas Top Engineering Programs
94 Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS)
Overall acceptance rate: 26.3%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 739
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $310 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time: $700 per credit
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 520
Research expenditures per faculty member: $187,462
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $22,308,000
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%
101 University of Kansas (Lawrence, KS)
Overall acceptance rate: 49.0%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 733
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $314 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time: $734 per credit
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 628
Research expenditures per faculty member: $173,029
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $17,302,919
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 1.9%
108 Wichita State University (Wichita, KS)
Overall acceptance rate: 61.7%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 703
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $216 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time: $601 per credit
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 641
Research expenditures per faculty member: $900,569
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $39,625,059
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%

National Wildlife Refuge in Kansas

Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge is located in the Flint Hills region in the east of the state. It is one of the largest surviving regions of the tallgrass prairie ecosystem, formerly covering virtually the entire Great Plains. Since 2009, the reserve has been home to a growing herd of bison.

National Historic Landmarks (Places) in the State of Kansas

Brown v. Topeka Board of Education National Historic Site commemorates one of the most important episodes in the struggle for black Americans for civil rights.

Fort Larned, located near the city of Larned, built in 1859 to protect the “Santa Fe Trail” (a trade route in New Mexico) from attacks by hostile Indians.

Fort Scott, located near the city of Fort Scott, built in 1842 and served as an army base during the development of the US West.

Nicodemus is a well-preserved community founded by African Americans in 1877, during the period of reconstruction after the American Civil War.

National trails in Kansas

Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, following the route of the legendary American pioneers from Pennsylvania to Oregon.

Oregon Trail, which in the 19th century used settler wagons from Missouri west to Oregon.

California Trail, following the route of the Oregon Trail, but on the Pacific coast extending south to present-day California.

Pony Express National Historic Trail, replicating the route used by horse-drawn couriers to deliver mail from Missouri to California in the early 1960s.

The Santa Fe Trail is an important trade route that connected Missouri and New Mexico in the mid-19th century.