The College of Engineering at Kansas State University

By | April 29, 2018

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
grads@bae.ksu.edu
Architecture http:/​/​www.​ksu.​edu/​are-cns/​
(785) 532-5964
arecns@ksu.edu
Biomedical engineering N/A
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​che.​ksu.​edu/​
(785) 532-5584
che@ksu.edu
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​ce.​ksu.​edu/​
(785) 532-5862
gradce@ksu.edu
Computer engineering N/A
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cis.​ksu.​edu
(785) 532-6350
gradapps@cis.ksu.edu
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​ksu.​edu
(785) 532-5660
grad@ece.ksu.edu
Engineering management http:/​/​www.​imse.​ksu.​edu/​
(785) 532-5606
imse@ksu.edu
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​imse.​ksu.​edu/​
(785) 532-5606
imse@ksu.edu
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​mne.​ksu.​edu
(785) 532-5610
grad@mne.ksu.edu
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering http:/​/​www.​mne.​ksu.​edu/​
(785) 532-5610
grad@mne.ksu.edu
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