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Chances of getting into Kansas State University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
95.4%
Admission Difficulty for Kansas State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into K-State and can I get accepted? The school has a 95% acceptance rate ranking it #20 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 7,894 out of 8,277 applicants were admitted making Kansas State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Kansas State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 41% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Kansas State University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

K-State SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Kansas State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Kansas State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

K-State ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Kansas State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Kansas State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

K-State GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.47
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Kansas State University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into K-State. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Kansas State University was 3.47 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in Kansas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.47 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as K-State accepts 95% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Kansas State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 34% Good
3.50 to 3.75 21% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 16% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 12% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 13% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

77% of Kansas State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Kansas State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 22%
Top 25% of class 48%
Top 50% of class 77%
Bottom 50% of class 23%
Bottom 25% of class 6%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Kansas State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 4,315 3,962 8,277
Accepted 4,116 3,778 7,894
Acceptance Rate 95% 95% 95%
Enrolled 1,620 1,582 3,202
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 39% 42% 41%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
135

Applicants have 135 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Kansas State University is $40.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Kansas State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Kansas State University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Kansas State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155399 IPEDS survey data for Kansas State University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Kansas State University?

95% of those who apply are granted admission to K-State. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.