Established in 1863, Kansas State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Manhattan (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kansas. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Salina, Olathe. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Kansas State University (KSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Kansas State University (KSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 156 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.