Applying as a new freshman

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Submit your application for admission to K-State Polytechnic, which will also trigger an automatic review of your eligibility for general university scholarships/awards.

Apply for admission

Kansas State University is a member of Common App. Sign in and add Kansas State University to My Colleges. The 2021 Common App will be available August 1 for students entering their senior year.

Admission requirements for freshmen class of 2021 (beginning Summer/Fall 2021)

New admission requirements are in the final approval stages with the Kansas Board of Regents.

Admission to the university is test-optional and requires achieving:

  • A cumulative high school GPA (weighted or unweighted) of 3.25 or higher OR
  • ACT composite score of 21, or an SAT ERW+M score of 1060 or higher

AND, if applicable, achieve a 2.0 GPA on all college credit taken in high school.

If you do not meet these assured requirements, you are still encouraged to apply. Your application will be reviewed individually.

Learn more about ACT/SAT for scholarships, superscoring and the recommended pre-college curriculum.