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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,172
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
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Kansas State University

Kansas State University is a 4-year, public university located in Manhattan, Kansas. Students at K-State can enroll in associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate degree programs. We also have professional non-degree programs.

Kansas State University Military & Veteran Support Programs

Kansas State University offers the following veteran and military support programs: 

Is Kansas State University a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, K-State is a GI Bill approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Kansas State University a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, Kansas State University is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to $2000 applied toward tuition and fees that the GI Bill does not cover. This benefit applied to all programs and degree types for up to 75 students annually. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Kansas State University offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, K-State offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to $2000 applied toward tuition and fees that the GI Bill does not cover. This benefit applied to all programs and degree types for up to 75 students annually. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Kansas State University offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

Yes, in some cases Kansas State University offers a military discount or reduced tuition for military and veterans. 

Courses offered on the Fort Riley military installation are reduced to $250/credit hour for two programs: Airframe & Powerplant certificate preparation course and Associate in Web Development Technology.

What are Kansas State University’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

Kansas State University’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour.  This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs.  

Courses offered on the Fort Riley military installation are reduced to $250/credit hour for two programs: Airframe & Powerplant certificate preparation course and Associate in Web Development Technology

For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here

What are Kansas State University’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

Kansas STate University’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour.  This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs.  

For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Kansas State University offer online degree programs?

Yes, Kansas State University offers online degree programs.

Is Kansas State University approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Kansas State University is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Kansas State University offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Kansas State University has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Kansas State University a military friendly school?

K-State is considered military friendly. They feature a veteran counselor on campus, credit for military service, and are a Kansas Yellow Ribbon School. In addition, the school is approved for tuition assistance offering a reduced tuition rate for the military. 

Is Kansas State University a MyCAA school?

Yes, Kansas State University is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Message from Kansas State University: Online Programs

Kansas State University's academic programs are among the best in the nation, our professors are leaders in their fields, and our students regularly win prestigious national scholarships and awards.

Our Global Campus offers over 70+ educational options ranging from certificates, to Bachelors, Masters, and PhD degrees.

The main campus in Manhattan, Kansas hosts 8 colleges with degrees in Agriculture, Engineering, Veterinary Medicine, Architecture, Business, Education, Human Ecology, and a wide range of Art and Sciences options.

Our Polytechnic campus in Salina, Kansas provides degrees and certificates in Technology, Engineering, and Aviation. Our programs tie directly to industry and military, including degrees and classes offered on Fort Riley, Kansas.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 37,500
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 37,500
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $ 313
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 63
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,172
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
Financial Support
  • Comply with The Veterans's Choice Act
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    YES
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO

    Yellow Ribbon Detail

  • Degree level
    All
  • All
  • Amount
    $2,000
  • Number
    75
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $37,500
    In State
    $0
    Out of State
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Undergraduate
    $313
    Campus
    $448
    Online
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Graduate
    $426
    Campus
    $561
    Online
  • Textbooks
    $900
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 0
Student Population
  • Student Count
    19,151
    Undergraduate
    4,439
    Graduate
    1,244
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    50.7%
    Population
  • Female
    49.3%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Public
  • Setting
    Online
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
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Dominic Barnes

Military Student Services Coordinator

I support current and future military connected student at Kansas State University attending online or on campus. Anyone in the military community is invited to contact me with specific questions or for information in general about K-State programs and student admissions and support.

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