Largest Universities in Kansas

The largest colleges and universities in the state of Kansas include: The University of Kansas, Kansas State University, Wichita State University, Fort Hays State University, among others.

The University of Kansas (KU) is a leading public research university and the largest university in the state of Kansas. Major academic divisions include: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, which includes the School of the Arts; schools of allied health; architecture, design, and planning; business; education; engineering; journalism and mass communications; law; medicine; music; nursing; pharmacy; and social welfare.

Kansas State University (K-State) is home to the nation's second largest graduate program in human ecology and the third largest undergraduate program in the nation. The K-State College of Engineering is the largest and most comprehensive engineering college in Kansas. It has the oldest and largest distance education program in dietetics in the U.S.

Wichita State University (WSU) has grown from a small Christian college to a large state university. It has the largest Cooperative Education and Work-Based Learning Program in the state. Wichita State University has earned the No. 1 ranking of the Top 10 Happiest University Employers, an online poll by CareerBliss.

Fort Hays State University (FHSU) is the fastest growing of the Kansas Board of Regents universities. It offers a range of certificate and degree programs at the associate's, bachelor's and master's levels. The University seeks to provide all individuals with innovative, accessible and affordable educational opportunities.

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