Kansas State University is the oldest public university in Kansas. It is also the largest university in the state.
There are 37 public institutions in Kansas which are governed by Kansas Board of Regents. The largest enrollment among the state funded universities was at the University of Kansas, followed by Kansas State University.
Some of the important Universities in the Kansas are:
- Allen County Community College
- Washburn University
- Wichita State University
- Bethany College
- Baker University
- Friends University
- Emporia State University
Kansas State University
The Kansas State University or KSU, is located in Manhattan, Kansas. It is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the state. It has many satellite campuses located across the state, including Salina and an under-construction campus at Olathe. Founded as Kansas State Agricultural College on February 16, 1863, it saw a record high enrollment of 23,588 students in the Fall 2011 semester. Since 1986, it has been ranked first in the country in its total Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Goldwater, and Udall scholars. It has 65 departments in nine colleges and offers courses in agriculture, architecture, arts and sciences, business administration, education, engineering, and many more. It also offers approximately 100 master’s degree programs and nearly 50 doctoral programs.
Baker University, Baldwin City
The Baker University is located in Baldwin City, Kansas. Founded in 1858, it is a private, residential university and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. It is the oldest university in the state and comprises four schools. It offers more than 40 courses at undergraduate level. The annual enrollment in all the four schools is nearly 4,000 students. It is ranked as one of the top-ranked university in the state.
The Washburn University is located in Topeka, Kansas. Founded in February 1865 as Lincoln College, it is a co-educational , public university of higher learning. It offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. It enrolls approximately 6,500 students and has an endowment of $112 million. The campus has many notable attractions, including the Crane observatory and Mulvane Art Museum.
Friends University, Wichita
The Friends University is located in Wichita, Kansas. It is a private non-denominational Christian institution. The university was founded in 1898. The original structure of the building was built for Garfield University in 1886. The university offers various professional, undergraduate, and graduate level programs. Some of the notable courses offered in the university are degrees in Business and Information, Education, Fine Arts, Natural Science and Mathematics, and Health Care.
List of Universities and Colleges in Kansas
|Allen Community College||1801 North Cottonwood Street, Iola, KS, United States|
|Baker University||618 8th St Baldwin City KS 66006 USA|
|Baker University School-Nursing||1505 SW 8th Ave # 1LL Topeka KS 66606 USA|
|Barclay college||607 N Kingman Haviland KS 67059 USA|
|Barton Community College||245 College View Dr Great Bend KS 67530 USA|
|Benedictine College USA||1020 North 2nd Street, Atchison, KS, United States|
|Bethany College||335 East Swensson Street, Lindsborg, KS, United States|
|Bethel College Mennonite Church||2600 College Ave North Newton KS 67117 USA|
|Brown Mackie College||2106 South 9th Street, Salina, KS, United States|
|Bryan University||1527 SW Fairlawn Rd Topeka KS 66604 USA|
|Butler Community College||901 S Haverhill Rd El Dorado KS 67042 USA|
|Central Christian College||1200 South Main Street, McPherson, KS, United States|
|Cloud County Community College||631 Caroline Avenue, Junction City, KS, United States|
|Colby Community College||1255 South Range Avenue, Colby, KS, United States|
|Cowley County Community College||125 South 2nd Street, Arkansas City, KS, United States|
|Dodge City Community College||2501 N 14th Ave Dodge City KS 67801 USA|
|Donnelly College||608 North 18th Street, Kansas City, KS, United States|
|Emporia State University – Kansas City||8400 W 110th Street Ste. 150 Overland Park KS 66210 USA|
|Flint Hills Technical College||3301 W 18th Ave Emporia KS 66801 USA|
|Ft Hays State University||600 Park Street, Hays, KS, United States|
|Fort Scott Community College||2108 Horton St Fort Scott KS 66701 USA|
|Friends University Bookstore||2100 W University St Wichita KS 67213 USA|
|Hesston College||325 S College Dr Hesston KS 67062 USA|
|Independence Community College: Athletics||1057 W College AvenueIndependence KS 67301 United States|
|ITT Technical Institute||7600 West 119th Street #100, Overland Park, KS, United States|
|Labette Community College||200 South 14th Street, Parsons, KS, United States|