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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

Cost of Living

 OverallGroceriesHousingTransportationGoods & ServicesComparable Salaries
Manhattan, KS9290948693 $50,000.00
Lincoln, NE92100789999$49,566.00
Stillwater, OK90107818490$49,566.00
St. Louis, MO91101719297$50,543.00
Ames, IA9091919786$51,140.00
Columbia, MO95969183101 $51,737.00
Kansas City, MO91897987103$51,737.00
Dallas, TX981077890114 $52,334.00
Clemson, SC95103978194 $49,240.00
Raleigh, NC10310011099100$49,403.00
Austin, TX1048711696102$51,846.00 
Fort Collins, CO103971278791$59,338.00
Auburn, AL10310110992110 $51,846.00
Minneapolis, MN107105111101110 $58,632.00
Corvallis, OR118116127111122 $69,707.00
Chicago, IL113108127112106 $63,084.00

Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.

Cost of living indexes are from AreaVibes cost of living calculator. Comparable salaries are from CNN Money cost of living calculator. Both were updated on 5/24/2016.