Kansas State University is ranked among the top 75 public universities in the United States with over 250 undergraduate programs available. Kansas is a Midwestern state that epitomizes the United States heartland and is located in the middle of the US. At the heart of the city of Manhattan is K-State; students and families cannot leave their homes without seeing purple. It is a very friendly and safe city, and there are always festivals, events, and activities for residents.
K-State is also home to one of the nation’s happiest and healthiest student populations who work hard and care for one another. With over 475 student organizations, the K-State campus is incredibly active with something fun or educational for students to do every day. Purple pride and the feeling of family runs deep within current students, alumni, the city of Manhattan and friends around the world.
Manhattan, Kansas is located in the center of the United States. Manhattan is about two hours by car from Kansas City, 5 hours from St. Louis, 7 hours from Denver and 10 hours from Chicago. We recommend incoming exchange students fly into Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK) which is located just 15 minutes from campus.
Language(s) of Instruction: English (For
exchange students, we can accept a letter from our exchange partner confirming
the student has sufficient English to study at the university level. We also
accept the following:
Semester Dates: Winter Semester: August - December / Summer Semester: January- May / Academic Calender: https://www.k-state.edu/abroad/incoming-students/important-dates/index.html.
Costs: There are no additional tuition costs for studying at Kansas State University. Additional costs that must be considered are accommodations, meals, and cost of living.
Exchange Places: 1
Student Housing: On campus housing is guaranteed for all incoming exchange students. There are two different housing options that are recommended for exchange. The residence halls and the Hybrid Option at Jardine. In the residents halls, most students will share a room, there are common restroom areas and students will have access to a shared kitchen for their floor. In this option, students are required to have a meal plan. The Hybrid Option at Jardine is more of an apartment style set up where students have their own rooms and share a living room, kitcken and bathroom with 2-3 other students. Meal plans are optional for students living in the Hybrid Option.
Residence Halls: https://housing.k-state.edu/living-options/reshalls/
Meal Plan Options: https://housing.k-state.edu/dining/rates-meal-plans-1.html
Hybrid Option: https://housing.k-state.edu/living-options/hybrid/index.html
Students with Disabilities: The K-State Student Access Center can work with students to set up academic or housing related accommodations while they are at K-State. We recommend reaching out the the Exchange Student Coordinator to get any accommodations set up before a student arrives to campus. More information can be found here: https://www.k-state.edu/accesscenter/.
Estimated CO₂ emissions for round-trip plane travel from Frankfurt Airport
Number of trees that must be planted to cancel out this CO₂ emission
Heilbronn University is committed to the continuous improvement of environmental performance as a component of sustainable development. For the university, protecting the environment means avoiding risks to people and the environment, continuously reducing resource and energy consumption and minimizing emissions and waste, so that the university makes its contribution to sustainable development.
Learn more about how you can lessen the environmental affects of studying abroad here.