Colleges in Kansas

Colleges in Kansas

At the geographic center of the United States, Kansas is known as Midway, USA. It’s also popularly known as “The Wheat State” and “The Sunflower State.” When it comes to colleges in Kansas, there are six state-operated public universities, one municipal, one federal, and one military college. There are 19 community colleges and a handful of technical schools, as well. The oldest continuously-operating college in Kansas is Baker University. Kansas weather varies widely depending upon region, while it’s top industries reflect its status is the middle point for the US. Trade, transportation and utilities is the largest area of employment in Kansas, followed by government and then professional and business services. The Sunflower State is home to attractions such as the Strataca and Cosmosphere, as well as the Spencer Museum of Art and Wichita Gardens.
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University of Kansas

The University of Kansas is a public research institution. The main campus is located in Lawrence, Kansas, and is one of five in the University of Kansas system. KU offers more than 200 undergraduate majors in one of the largest college towns in the...

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In your Freshman year you will be dealing with mainly Teacher Assistants or T.A.'s, now they know a great deal, but they still don't have all the knowledge of a Master or Ph.d Professor.

” – Phillip from Topeka, KS
Kansas State University

Founded in 1858 as Bluemont Central College, Kansas State University is a 4-year public institution in northeast Kansas. K-State hosts 11 colleges and schools conferring bachelor’s degrees in over 250 academic majors. In addition, the Kansas State...

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I'am definitely learning a lot as a first year student here. I'm just a freshman so my classes are not to challenging yet, but you still have to have a more sophisticated comprehension of material learnt then in high school.

” – Jeremiah from Manhattan, KS
Southwestern College

Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Southwestern College is a private school in southern Kansas. Southwestern confers bachelor’s degrees in 24 fields of study. As part of its technological initiative, Southwestern issues a laptop to every...

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The school makes me feel like I'm at home and treated me like if I was part of a family instead of just another student. The professors were very nice and generous in helping me understand some objectives that I was not able to comprehend myself...

” – Jose from Richardson, TX
Wichita State University

Situated at the top of a hill overlooking downtown, Wichita State University is a 4-year public research institution in Wichita. Wichita State features seven colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees as well as an Honors College and...

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Wichita State University has some of the best teachers and professors I have ever met. With very few exceptions I am able to understand all of them with acceptable to superb degrees, and all of them know their stuff much better than they would ever...

” – David from Wichita, KS

Fort Hays State University is a public institution located in the rural town of Hays, Kansas. Admission to FHSU is rated as “selective.”  Many students choose to study business support services, nursing, or elementary education. The school operates...

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I believe that I will learn a lot at FHSU. So far my major professors have been in contact with me and have been very helpful.

” – Michael from Oklahoma City, OK
Washburn University

Originally founded as a combination high school/private Congregational school, Washburn University is a 4-year university in the Kansas state capital of Topeka. Washburn hosts five colleges conferring undergraduate degrees in over 200 academic fields...

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Washburn is ranked in the top 10 of the 2010 U.S. News and World Report America's Best Colleges. It is a great business school. I have enjoyed all my business classes and teachers, and they are teaching me a lot.

” – Cody, KS
Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg State University is a public institution based in rural southeast Kansas. The school operates a second satellite campus in the Kansas City Metro area. Pitt State is home to the Tyler Research Center which houses both the Kansas Polymer...

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The general education classes are not particularly difficult, but they are filled with a lot of interesting information. My major is Biology/Pre-Physical Therapy emphasis. My core classes that go towards my major are pretty challenging and filled...

” – Kathyn from Pittsburg, KS
Emporia State University

Founded in 1863, Emporia State University is a public institution with “selective” admissions that offers a flat rate tuition. The Emporia State campus houses the Johnston Geology Museum, the Peterson Planetarium, and the Richard H. Schmidt Museum of...

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Attending Emporia State university has defiantely improved my learning abilities. The programs they offer to help aid in studying and learning are endless. You have every chance in the world to learn here at Emporia State. When I came to college I...

” – dakota from Gilmer, TX

Johnson County Community College is a public, 2-year institution located in Overland Park, Kansas. Academics at Johnson County feature a wide variety of course delivery methods, including self-paced, face-to-face, online, hybrid, internships, and...

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The professors at JCCC are outstanding, especially in the Mathematics and Science departments. Each professor I've come into contact with has taken an interest in my personal journey as well as other students in the classroom, and has gone above and...

” – Kristian from Spring Hill, KS

Butler Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in El Dorado, Kentucky, with satellite campuses in Rose Hill, Andover, Wichita, Marion, and Council Grove. Butler offers Meta Majors as one of their many pathway options, which are...

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The online classes are great. The campus buildings are amazing and the teachers are determined. I enjoy the teaching/learning process of the classes of the school.

” – JaQuam from Wichita, KS
Newman University

Newman University is a private, Christ-centered institution established on an urban, 61-acre campus in Wichita, Kansas, with satellite facilities in Independence, Parsons, Dodge City, Colorado Springs, Tulsa, and Oklahoma City. The college offers...

Founded in 1858, Baker University is a private institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The campus is a registered arboretum and based in the rural town of Baldwin City, Kansas. Popular majors include sociology, sport and fitness...

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Baker is amazing. Everyone is nice and helpful. The teachers are especially amazing because you can definitely tell that they are there for the students.

” – Heather
Sterling College

Sterling College is a private, Christ-centered institution located in the state of Kansas. Students enrolling at Sterling are required to live on campus, with the exception of students who are either living with immediate family, or in their fifth...

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I find the classes both challenging and enjoyable. Due to the higher student-to-teacher ratio, the professors are able to give much more personalized instruction, and they care not only about your academic success, but your mental, physical, and...

” – CALISTA from Saint John, KS

Established in 1887, McPherson College is a private, Christ-centered institution located on a 27-acre, urban campus in Kansas. MC offers career-oriented programs in over 30 fields of study, as well as the opportunity for students to create their own...

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McPherson College is a fantastic school, it's the perfect size and people here really care about students. They have great extracurricular programs and student employment opportunities. The only down side is a lack of degree options.

” – James from Goddard, KS
Hutchinson Community College

Hutchinson Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in the state of Kansas. In addition to the main campus, HCC maintains two satellite locations in Newton and McPherson, as well as an online campus. Visitors to the campus can...

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Well they keep it very clean on the campus. Their is plenty of team spirit during the games. Most of the teachers I have had so far have very good teaching styles which led me to soak in the material better.

” – Nathaniel from Hutchinson, KS

The University of Saint Mary is a private, Christ-centered institution established in Leavenworth, Kansas, with a satellite campus located in Overland Park which hosts undergraduate degree-completion and graduate programs one evening per week. USM...

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The campus is amazing if you are looking for a small hands on school to help you further your education and even your athletic game this is the place for you. The school is very small but that works out to your own benefit with school work.

” – Shyanne from Tonganoxie, KS

Founded in 1859, Benedictine College is a private, Roman Catholic institution sponsored by both the Mount St. Scholastica Monastery and St. Benedict’s Abbey. Located in Atchison, Kansas, Benedictine also has a campus in Florence, Italy. This...

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Gorgeous campus! Everyone is so friendly and you can feel the welcoming environment! Not perfect, but pretty close to it!

” – Nathaniel from Saint John, IN

Established in 1919, Garden City Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in the state of Kansas. The college offers programs in Business & Industry, General Education, and a number of Career Technical fields, many of which are...

Tabor College

Tabor College is a private, Christ-centered institution established in Hillsboro, Kansas. Students are required to attend chapel, and recordings of chapel events are available online as podcasts. The campus features the Tabor College library, which...

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I am learning so very much at Tabor and the best part is that it is all so very applicable. The things I learn in communication classes teach me how to interact better with those who cross my path and the things I learn in Bible class strengthen my...

” – Micah from Sterling, KS

Cowley College is a 2-year community college with five locations in southern Kansas. Cowley features seven academic departments offering over 120 degree and certificate-granting programs of study. Students in the Cosmetology Department provide hair...

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The teachers work with each student. The classes are small therefore each student gets more one on one time with those teachers. Most teachers know extra ways to help break down material for the students to understand.

” – Alyssa from Wellington, KS

Kansas City Kansas Community College is a 2-year community college. KCKCC offers degrees and certificates in over 110 areas of study. The college also includes a technical education center and the Pioneer Career Center, which provides continuing...

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KCKCC is a good school to either take basics or get an associate at. The teachers offer a lot of help. Also a lot of diversity so you always meet new people.

” – Allison from Kansas City, KS

Cloud County Community College is a 2-year institution serving 12 counties with two campuses in north central Kansas. Cloud County is home to 12 fields of study granting degrees and certificates and its rural location provides a hands-on learning lab...

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Cloud is a great school to start for those students not wanting to start at a four year university right away, whom enjoy a fun small college atmosphere, great teachers and cheaper tuition fees than Universities.

” – Jonathan from Clay Center, KS

Haskell Indian Nations University is a federal, tribal institution established in Lawrence, Kansas. HINU serves a Native American student population of approximately 1,000 per semester and features a primarily native faculty and staff. HINU offers 12...

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Because of the teachers and the right amount of students to each class, its fairly easy to understand and learn every subject taught. Teachers here will actually help you when ur lost, or even help you excel if you get the work just fine. Overall...

” – Holiday from Lawrence, KS

Barton Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Great Bend, Kansas, with satellite campuses in Fort Riley, Fort Leavenworth, and Grandview Plaza.  Barton offers over 70 academic and career programs, nearly half of which are...

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The teachers have a lot of information and are willing to help you succeed.

” – Janae from Great Bend, KS

Coffeyville Community College is a 2-year community college located in the southeastern corner of Kansas. CCC maintains an Honors Program and selection is based on a close examination of every application rather solely on GPA or standardized test...

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Coffeyville Community College is a great school. The teachers are good, the sudents are friendly, and there are so many opportunities for students. The staff is very helpful and will do whatever they can to help you succeed!

” – Jessica from Independence, KS

MidAmerica Nazarene University is a private, Christ-centered institution established in Olathe, Kansas, and it is one of eleven Nazarene education institutions in the country. Students attending MNU are required to attend chapel, and traditional...

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Of course you think well it's college you have to learn something but no! This is a fun and exciting university to be at whether I'm in the class room or working on campus I always fill like I have learned something at the end of the day.

” – Rory from Colorado Springs, CO

Colby Community College is a 2-year community college in western Kansas. CCC offers degrees and certificates in over 50 fields of study and ranks number one amongst the state’s community colleges in terms of graduation rate. CCC’s course book...

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Colby has done nothing but helped me with every question I've had about admission to financial aid, all the way to taking online classes. Every person I have talked to has been so friendly and seems to really enjoy helping me with all of my questions...

” – Kendra from WaKeeney, KS

Dodge City Community College is a public, 2-year institution established on a 145-acre, suburban campus in Kansas. The college offers over 30 academic and vocational degree programs in a variety of fields, including Dietetics, Music, Agribusiness...

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Well your in Kansa for crying out lound!!!
If you in joy rodeo this is the school for you.
Basketball, Track & field and football these sports are good here too!!

” – Candace from Lauderhill, FL

Fort Scott Community College is a 2-year institution and the oldest continuously operating community college in Kansas. FSCC offers over 40 programs of study and over 50 courses are guaranteed to transfer to any public Kansas college or university...

Bethany College Kansas is a private, Lutheran, liberal arts institution in the city of Lindsborg. The campus and its surrounding areas are rich with cultural tradition and Swedish heritage, making Bethany College an epicenter for students of art and...

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i thought the people at bethany were very helpful when i attended early registration.

” – Viktoria from Keenesburg, CO

Allen Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in Iola, Kansas, with a satellite campus in Burlingame. The college offers over 60 academic programs that lead to associate degrees, CTE certificates, and licenses. Allen maintains...

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I have taken a variety of classes while here at Allen County Community College. I have taken classes in biology, chemistry, business, history, computer technology, and physical education. While here, I have learned substantial amounts of...

” – Nicholas from Thayer, KS
Kansas Wesleyan University

Kansas Wesleyan University is a private, 4-year institution established in the city of Salina. KWU offers students the opportunity to learn and travel with their Wesleyan Journey program, which awards course credit through experiential learning. The...

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The teachers are amazing. The classes are small enough that the teacher knows your name, is willing to help you individually, and you know most of your classmates both in the classroom and out of it. The teachers have a way of covering the same topic...

” – Shelby from Hutchinson, KS

Central Christian College of Kansas is a private, Christ-centered institution established in the city of McPherson. Full-time students attending classes on Central’s campus are required to complete 20 Spiritual Formation credits per semester, which...

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Central is a Christian community that is working to build well rounded graduates. It is not perfect, no college will be but it is the closest I found.

” – Lizzie from Oregon

Originally founded as a radio licensing academy, Grantham University is a for-profit online university designed for first generation students and students serving in the military. Grantham is home to four colleges of Business, Nursing, Engineering...

Pratt Community College is a 2-year community college and vocational school in southern Kansas. Pratt confers degrees and certificates in 52 academic and technical programs including Animal Science and Sports Administration. The college’s Agriculture...

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PCC is a fantastic small college where professors know the students and you get plenty of one on one time. I feel at home in this school. The Rodeo team is a great way to get in on the action.

” – Cody from Strong City, KS

Independence Community College is a 2-year institution with two campuses in southeast Kansas offering 35 associate degrees and 11 certificates. ICC’s theater arts program provides more classroom interaction with guest artists than any other Kansas...

Seward County Community College is a 2-year college serving a seven county area in southwest Kansas. Seward is home to five academic divisions conferring degrees and certificates in over 45 fields of study. Students in the firefighter certification...

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Seward county community college is a 10 out of 10. Being a student there makes me realize what an amazing future I will have. I have enjoyed my stay there.

” – Jose from Liberal, KS

Hesston College is a 2-year Christ-centered liberal arts college located in central Kansas. An affiliate of the Mennonite Church, Hesston requires all students to enroll in a Biblical Literature course. One of the college’s most enduring traditions...

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The professors at Hesston College are very relational with the students in each class. With a student-teacher ratio of 12-1, and lab ratio of 7-1, the ability to form a strong relationship with each professor is phenomenal. From in-class help to...

” – Connor from Hesston, KS

Labette Community College is a 2-year institution with two campuses in southeast Kansas. LCC is home to 31 academic departments granting associate degrees and certificates, as well as pre-professional medical programs and workforce education. For...

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I was able to experience times of my life I will never forget from this school. Great staff, community, and school. Makes you feel right at home and the staff and community seem like family.

” – Kelsey from Cherryvale, KS

Neosho County Community College is a 2-year college with two campuses in southeast Kansas. Neosho offers over 40 degree and certificate-granting programs including Athletic Training and Court Reporter Certification. For students who wish to live on...

Friends University Kansas is a private, Christ-centered institution established in Wichita in 1898. The college offers over 50 undergraduate and graduate-level academic programs with classes that boast a 10:1 student-teach ratio and online learning...

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Friends University is unique in that it is a small university founded by Quakers and known for its Zoo Science and Ballet degree programs. The campus is beautiful and there is always something to do on campus because it values building community...

” – Nicole from Wichita, KS

Formerly known as Wichita Area Technical College, Wichita State University Tech is a 2-year community college with three campuses in central Kansas. WSU Tech features over 100 technical and vocational programs granting degrees and certificates. The...

Manhattan Christian College is a 4-year Christ-centered institution with an emphasis on ministry. MCC is home to three academic departments, Bible/Theology, Christian Ministry, and General Studies, as well as a Distance Education Department offering...

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Here at Manhattan Christian College you can learn a lot about ministry, theology and community building. The key is to apply yourself to your academic work and grow as an individual.

” – Matthew from Grantville, KS

Barclay College is a private, Christ-centered institution established on a rural, 20-acre campus in Haviland, Kansas. The college offers 25 major and minor programs for both undergraduates and graduates, featuring fields of study such as Pastoral...

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Barclay College is a tiny college located in a tiny town in the middle of Kansas. The atmosphere is wonderful, and the professors truly want to invest in your life. My favorite thing is the continual community feeling that Barclay offers, even with...

” – Megan from Arlington, WA

Founded by the Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica with a mission to offer higher education opportunities to immigrants and the working class, Donnelly College is a private Catholic school in Kansas City, Kansas. Featuring a remarkably...

Highland Community College is a 2-year community college in northeast Kansas and the first college in the state. HCC offers degrees and certificates in more than 60 subjects in 18 academic disciplines. Highland has articulation agreements with 10...

Flint Hills Technical College is a 2-year technical and vocational school in eastern Kansas. Flint Hills offers 16 associate degree fields of study, 14 technical certificate-granting programs, and seven licensure certificates in healthcare subjects...

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I think that Flint Hills has a very nice Campus. They have a very welcoming staff. Classes are very hands on and enjoyable.

” – Amanda from Lyndon, KS

Manhattan Area Technical College is a 2-year technical and community college serving a six-county area in northeast Kansas. Manhattan Tech is home to six academic departments hosting degree and certificate-granting programs. In addition to its...

Ottawa University is a private, 4-year institution established in the state of Kansas. Academics at OU are primarily focused on Business, Education, Arts, and Sciences. The college is home to a significantly robust advisor facility, known as the...

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Ottawa is a great school for those who would like to get to know their teachers on a first name basis-it has a very small town feel and everyone knows everyone. The staff is great, very friendly and willing to help you if you need anything. The...

” – Kaitlyn from Scott City, KS

Northwest Kansas Technical College is a 2-year technical and vocational school featuring 15 degree and certificate-granting programs. Every Northwest Tech program includes the job success guarantee, ensuring that if an employer declares that any...

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Its a top Wellington doné building incide ADN our.
Everyone is so kind to students.
A dream come true.

” – Ismael from Goodland, KS
Bethel College-Kansas

Bethel College is a private, liberal arts institution located in North Newton, Kansas, and is the only college in the state classified as a National Liberal Arts College. The first Mennonite institution founded in North America, Bethel has been...

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The teachers at Bethel are interested in teaching making it easier to learn. There are many majors with highly qualified teachers. There is a challenge to learn new things and people will sit down and help you reach your goal.

” – Orrie from Flagstaff, AZ

Cleveland University-Kansas City is a school of chiropractic and health sciences in the Kansas City, Kansas, suburbs. In addition to three associate degree programs, CUKC offers a bachelor’s degree in Human Biology as well as a master’s degree in...

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Many professors teach in an organized way.
Scheduling allows me to still spend time with my family.
I'd like to be more involved in research as soon as possible.

” – Jacob from Kansas City, MO

Established in 1965, North Central Kansas Technical College is a public, 2-year institution with campuses located in Beloit and Hays. NCK Tech offers 24 career-oriented fields of study between its two campuses, with programs ranging between 9 and 18...

Established in 1965, Salina Area Technical College is a public, 2-year institution located in Kansas. Salina Tech offers career and technical-oriented programs in nearly 20 fields of study, awarding certificates, diplomas, and degrees up to an...

Established in 1938, Kansas Christian College is a private, Christ-centered institution located on a six-building campus in Overland Park. KCC offers traditional associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in six fields of study and four online degree...

Ottawa University-Online is the internet-based hub for classes offered by Ottawa University, a Christian-focused non-profit institution. Ottawa’s online program offers 26 bachelor’s degree majors and seven master’s degree programs via web-based...

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Ottawa University is a great way to complete a BA or BS degree quickly. Having all courses be 4 semester hours and 8 weeks long is great! Very military-friendly as well!

” – Steven from Apo, AE

Established in 1865, Ottawa University-Kansas City is a private, Christ-centered institution located in Overland Park. The college offers 16 bachelor’s degree programs with a variety of concentration options, as well as seven master’s degree programs...

Affiliated with the Methodist church, Saint Paul School of Theology is a Christian seminary with two campuses in Kansas City and Oklahoma City. In partnership with the Church of the Resurrection, Saint Paul offers master’s degrees in Divinity...

Established in 1901, Central Baptist Theological Seminary is a private, Christ-centered institution located in Shawnee, Kansas, with satellite teaching centers in Wisconsin, Tennessee, and Michigan. Central offers four academic programs including a...

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