An Engineering Institution

Kansas State University’s College of Engineering is the largest and most comprehensive in the region. The college has a strong belief that in addition to intellectual stimulation, research is the driver that over time leads to the creation of new shared wealth. Faculty and staff currently collaborate with government agencies, state agencies, industry and other educational partners in order to advance research, scholarly activities, engineering science and discovery. K-State has outstanding research programs related to energy, human health, infrastructure, information technology, and unmanned aircraft systems.

Talent & Expansion

The college offers 11 nationally accredited Bachelor of Science degree programs and has an annual enrollment of approximately 2700 undergraduate and 450 graduate students. K-State Engineering is the 64th ranked public graduate program in the country according to the 2017 U.S. News and World Report rankings. The College of Engineering has 26 endowed and named professors and chairs and 40 faculty fellows of professional associations and societies.

The college’s research expertise is being expanded by developing on existing strengths in the following areas:

  • Biomedical Systems
  • Cyber Security
  • Logistics
  • Water
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Biofuels
  • Nuclear
  • Power Systems
  • Transportation
  • Advanced Materials and Processes
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Big Data 
  • Sensors
  • Mechatronics
  • Geotechnical
  • Communication Networks