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Office of Engineering Research and Graduate Programs

Office of Engineering Research and Graduate Programs
Kansas State University
College of Engineering
1042 Rathbone Hall
1701B Platt St.
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5844
Fax:785-532-7810
ergp@k-state.edu

By the Numbers

Notable Achievements:

K-State ranks 64th in the Top Public Schools category and 135th in the Best National Universities category including private and public universities. 

Kansas State Engineering is the 85th ranked public graduate program in the country according to the 2018 U.S. News and World Report rankings. Overall, it is ranked 102nd in the country. 

Statistics for the College of Engineering:

 Fall 2016Fall 2015Fall 2014Fall 2013
Total number of MS degree students enrolled258291307303
Female students18.6%22.7%22.1%19.8%
Minority students12.8%12.4%14.7%8.9%
In-state students (from Kansas)36%44.3%34.8%31.0%
Out-of-state students (domestic)41.9%41.2% 41.6%47.9%
International students22.1%25.1%23.5%21.1%

Countries with the largest student populations in the College of Engineering MS degree programs for fall semesters 2013, 2014, and 2016 are (top three, in order): India, China, Saudi Arabia. Fall 2015 semester (top three, in order): India, China, Iran

 

 Fall 2016Fall 2015 Fall 2014Fall 2013 
Total number of PhD degree students enrolled217175165165
Female students27.2%26.2%26.7%27.3%
Minority students6.9%5.1%6.1%2.4%
In-state students (from Kansas)21.7%20% 27.3%22.4%
Out-of-state students (domestic)4.6%11.4% 6.7%8.5%
International students73.7%68.6%66.1%69.1%

Countries with the largest student populations in the College of Engineering PhD degree programs for fall semesters 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 are (top three, in order): China, India, Iran.

 

Ranks by department as per US News and World Report Ranking 2017 - Public Schools:

Architectural Engineering & Construction Science N/A

Biological & Agricultural Engineering #17

Chemical Engineering #69

Civil Engineering #77

Computer Engineering #70

Electrical Engineering #83

Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering #57

Mechanical Engineering #95

Nuclear Engineering #19