Known as the 'sunflower state', Kansas is located in the Midwestern part of the U.S., and shares borders with Nebraska to the north, Missouri to the east, Colorado to the west, and Oklahoma to the south. Topeka is the state capital, while Wichita is the largest city. Other large cities in the state include Overland Park, Kansas City, and Olathe.
Kansas has a population just over 2.9 million (2013 estimates). Major industries in the state include aviation, advanced manufacturing, agriculture and bioscience. With one of the largest natural gas fields in the world, Kansas is among the nation's leading producers of natural gas. The state is also a major aviation hub, accounting for over 40 percent of domestic and 30 percent of global general aviation produced.
The Kansas Board of Regents coordinates the state’s 32 public higher education institutions, which include six state universities, one municipal university, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges. The Board also authorizes private colleges and universities, as well as out-of-state institutions to operate in Kansas.
Below are some of the popular colleges in the state. You can also use our college finder search tool to find the right college for you based on your preferred area of study.
For a full list of accredited colleges and universities in Kansas, contact the Kansas Board of Regents.
|College||Popular Majors||Type of Institution||Enrollment|
|University of Kansas||Business,Engineering,Interdisciplinary Studies||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Kansas State University||Animal Science,Business Administration,Mechanical Engineering||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Emporia State University||Business,Education,Health||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Kansas City Kansas Community College||Health,Liberal Arts||Public||>10,000||Request Info|
|Wichita State University||Economics,English,Pyschology||Public||>10,000||Request Info|