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So you're from Manhattan, KS?

Fortunately for you, Manhattan, KS offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Manhattan College and University Demographics

There are a total of 192 degree and certificate programs offered at Manhattan's 5 colleges and universities. You can choose to study in fields ranging from public health, general to educational leadership and administration, general to genetics, general.

Kansas State University is the top-ranked school in Manhattan. It was ranked 61st in the nation in 2010. Kansas State University has a student population of approximately 23,581. The most popular course of study at Kansas State University is Education.

Tuition

On average, colleges and universities in Manhattan schools charge students $4,733 per year in tuition fees. The Manhattan school charging the highest tuition rates is Manhattan Christian College, which charges students $12,288 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Manhattan is at Manhattan Area Technical College, which charges students $4,000 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $47,048,203 of the total $51,316,307 in financial aid received by Manhattan students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $31,248,034, which was given by Kansas State University.

Manhattan Student Demographics

In 2010, there were 24,547 students enrolled in colleges and universities in the city of Manhattan. This is 11% of the total number of students enrolled in colleges throughout the state of Kansas. With 23,581 students, Kansas State University had the highest total student enrollment in Manhattan. On the other hand, with only 42 students, AIB International had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Manhattan colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 68%. Approximately 79% of students eventually graduate. AIB International has the highest graduation rate in Manhattan, with 76% of students graduating. Manhattan Christian College has the lowest rate, with 52% graduating.

Diversity

Of the 24,547 students attending Manhattan schools, 51% are female. 90% of Manhattan college students are 24 years old or younger. For every 100 Manhattan college students, 21 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. AIB International, with 65% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Manhattan.

Manhattan Faculty Demographics

Manhattan schools had 951 faculty members in 2010. Of these faculty members, 48% were female. 17% identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority.

Manhattan schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 30 in 2009. B Street Design-School of Internationl Hair Styling-Wichita had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Manhattan.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 1,700 $23,470 $25,000
2
Office Clerks, General 1,330 $22,810 $28,240
3
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,020 $25,080 $32,000
4
Registered Nurses 960 $51,810 $67,720
5
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 810 $28,730 $35,340
6
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 670 $40,730 $54,330
7
General and Operations Managers 660 $84,630 $113,100
8
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 630 $36,990 $45,860
9
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 590 $35,820 $41,360
10
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 560 $37,690 $50,770
11
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 550 $35,400 $39,890
12
Construction Laborers 540 $25,740 $33,590
13
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 500 $35,810 $38,200
14
Security Guards 490 $22,300 $26,870
15
Carpenters 360 $35,080 $43,890
16
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 340 $21,140 $24,180
17
Accountants and Auditors 320 $55,950 $68,960
18
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 250 $42,140 $54,880
19
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 240 $54,710 $62,260
20
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 220 $21,610 $26,510
21
Social and Human Service Assistants 220 $25,360 $30,100
22
Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 220 $34,410 $37,900
23
Food Service Managers 190 $40,100 $52,220
24
Electricians 190 $40,340 $51,810
25
Chief Executives 180 $120,430 $173,350
26
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 170 $54,850 $50,360
27
Medical and Health Services Managers 160 $83,270 $93,670
28
Pharmacy Technicians 160 $24,060 $29,330
29
Medical Assistants 140 $24,140 $29,760
30
Financial Managers 140 $78,230 $116,970
31
Coaches and Scouts 140 $21,840 $35,950
32
Dental Assistants 130 $30,340 $34,140
33
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 130 $47,190 $62,400
34
Lawyers 130 $67,290 $129,440
35
Loan Officers 130 $66,600 $65,900
36
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 130 $47,740 $55,970
37
Billing and Posting Clerks 120 $26,360 $33,270
38
Management Analysts 120 $66,900 $87,260
39
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 120 $19,190 $22,070
40
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 110 $49,620 $60,160
41
Construction and Building Inspectors 100 $62,160 $54,320
42
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 100 $32,650 $37,070
43
Graphic Designers 90 $38,160 $48,140
44
Medical Secretaries 90 $28,460 $31,820
45
Administrative Services Managers 90 $54,690 $84,390
46
Cost Estimators 90 $50,940 $62,060
47
Chefs and Head Cooks 80 n/a $44,780
48
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 80 $75,950 $89,990
49
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 80 $31,410 $56,300
50
Logisticians 80 $64,160 $73,510