Kansas State University: Faculty & Salaries

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

Kansas State University Logo
Full-time
Faculty
1,007
Quality of education at any specific college strongly depends on people who teach there.

In this report for Kansas State University we provide you with information about faculty structure, salaries, and class sizes, as well as comparisons to competing and nearby colleges.

Faculty Compensation and Workload

Average
Faculty Salary
$95,000
As a rule, well-compensated instructors are better motivated and have more opportunities to concentrate on teaching; therefore, we consider faculty compensation to be an important factor for evaluating education quality.

Faculty monthly salaries at Kansas State University vary approximately from $3,000 to $12,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $95,000 a year - which is 15% higher than Kansas average faculty compensation.

Women faculty members at the school are paid $6,793 a month on average; that is much lower than average men faculty salaries, $8,720 a month.

Faculty Rank
School Average
KS Average
Difference

Professor
$133,068
$111,965
+19%

Associate professor
$96,960
$88,971
+9%

Assistant professor
$84,180
$75,785
+11%

Instructor
$57,036
$57,943
-2%

Unranked Teacher
$39,456
$55,436
-29%


Annual Faculty Wages
Students to Faculty Ratios

Kansas State University Faculty Compensation and Workload Chart
Students to
Faculty Ratio
20 : 1
Kansas State University has a reasonably decent, 20:1 students-to-faculty ratio.

Low ratios typically imply smaller class size, more attention to students, better quality of education, and higher satisfaction both for students and instructors. High ratios are usually a sign of the opposite.

Use the charts above to compare faculty compensation and workload at Kansas State University versus nearby colleges.

Faculty Ranking and Demographics

The full-time faculty at Kansas State University consists of 268 professors, 273 associate professors, 271 assistant professors, 192 instructors, and 3 unranked teachers - 611 men and 396 women:
Kansas State University Faculty Demographics Chart

Please note that faculty rank (e.g. associate professor, lecturer, instructor) is usually assigned by the college itself.

Learn More About Kansas State University

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus Crime

Kansas Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
We reviewed 40 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Overland Park, Wichita, Salina, Dodge City, Hutchinson, Lindsborg, Baldwin City, and 30 other cities. Approximately 1,600 accounting and finance diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for accounting and finance programs in KS - $17,000.

Aerospace and Aeronautical
Read information about 5 aerospace and aeronautical schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, Hutchinson, and Manhattan. Approximately 200 aerospace and aeronautical diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for aerospace and aeronautical programs in KS is around $15,300.

Agriculture
Get details on 19 agriculture schools and colleges in Garden City, Manhattan, Dodge City, Hutchinson, Coffeyville, Hays, Overland Park, and 16 more cities. Approximately 900 agriculture degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for agriculture programs in KS is roughly $14,900.

Architecture
Read about 4 architecture schools and colleges in Independence, Manhattan, Hutchinson, and Lawrence. About 400 architecture diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition charges for architecture programs in KS: $19,500.

Art
Our directory contains 28 art schools and colleges in Wichita, Emporia, Leavenworth, Salina, Baldwin City, Independence, Ottawa, and 23 other cities. Around 500 art diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for art degree programs in KS: $17,800.

Biology
Get details on 36 biology schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Salina, Atchison, Great Bend, Lenexa, El Dorado, and 29 more cities. Around 1,200 biology diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition price for biology degree programs in KS - $16,800.

Business
Our directory contains 55 business schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, McPherson, Salina, Lawrence, Topeka, Manhattan, and 39 other cities. Around 4,800 business diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for business degree programs in KS - $16,400.

Chemistry
We reviewed 26 chemistry schools and colleges in Wichita, Hays, McPherson, Salina, Dodge City, Liberal, Olathe, and 21 more cities. About 400 chemistry degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for chemistry degree programs in KS is roughly $19,000.

Communication and Journalism
Our listing contains 36 communication and journalism schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, McPherson, Olathe, El Dorado, Independence, Manhattan, and 29 more cities. Approximately 1,100 communication and journalism degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for communication and journalism degree programs in KS is around $18,700.

Computer Science
We list 53 computer science schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Topeka, Manhattan, Salina, Emporia, Kansas City, and 35 other cities. About 1,200 computer science degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for computer science degree programs in KS is roughly $13,200.

Construction
Our listing contains 9 construction schools and colleges in Fort Scott, Overland Park, Iola, Beloit, Topeka, Manhattan, Independence, Pittsburg, and Lawrence. Around 300 construction diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for construction programs in KS is around $13,500.

Economics
Learn more about 11 economics schools and colleges in Lindsborg, Emporia, Winfield, Pittsburg, Lawrence, Baldwin City, Wichita, and 8 more cities. Around 300 economics diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for economics programs in KS is around $19,200.

Education
Learn about 46 education schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Lawrence, McPherson, Olathe, Emporia, Hutchinson, and 32 other cities. Around 4,200 education diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for education programs in KS: $16,800.

Engineering
We list 32 engineering schools and colleges in Salina, Wichita, Topeka, Manhattan, Lawrence, Overland Park, Garden City, and 21 other cities. Approximately 2,000 engineering diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition for engineering programs in KS: $16,200.

English and Literature
Detailed information about 31 english and literature schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, McPherson, Great Bend, Lindsborg, Salina, El Dorado, and 24 other cities. Around 700 english and literature degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for english and literature degree programs in KS is roughly $18,400.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
Get details on 6 ethnic and cultural studies schools and colleges in Lawrence, Manhattan, Parsons, Olathe, and Wichita. About 200 ethnic and cultural studies degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for ethnic and cultural studies degree programs in KS: $20,100.

Fashion
Read information about 4 fashion schools and colleges in Manhattan, Topeka, Lawrence, and Overland Park. Around 100 fashion diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition for fashion degree programs in KS is approximately $17,000.

Flight and Aviation
Learn about 6 flight and aviation schools and colleges in Arkansas City, Wichita, Hesston, Manhattan, Dodge City, and Hutchinson. Approximately 300 flight and aviation diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for flight and aviation degree programs in KS - $9,000.

Foreign Languages
We reviewed 18 foreign languages schools and colleges in Wichita, Great Bend, Overland Park, Dodge City, McPherson, Independence, Topeka, and 14 other cities. Around 400 foreign languages degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for foreign languages programs in KS: $18,100.

General Studies
Learn more about 46 general studies schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, McPherson, Kansas City, Salina, Topeka, Coffeyville, and 37 more cities. Around 5,900 general studies diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for general studies programs in KS - $7,100.

Geography
Learn more about 5 geography schools and colleges in Beloit, Lawrence, Pittsburg, Hays, and Manhattan. About 100 geography diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for geography degree programs in KS: $19,200.

Geology
Read about 5 geology schools and colleges in Manhattan, Emporia, Lawrence, Wichita, and Hays. Around 100 geology diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition for geology degree programs in KS: $18,000.

Gerontology
Read information about 2 gerontology schools and colleges in Wichita and Manhattan. Around 100 gerontology degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for gerontology programs in KS is about $14,900.

History
We list 27 history schools and colleges in Wichita, McPherson, Great Bend, Manhattan, Topeka, Chanute, Lawrence, and 21 other cities. Approximately 400 history diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for history programs in KS - $18,900.

Industrial Technologies
Detailed information about 30 industrial technologies schools and colleges in Manhattan, Wichita, Topeka, Lawrence, Beloit, Goodland, Emporia, and 23 more cities. Approximately 1,400 industrial technologies degrees are granted every year. Average tuition charges for industrial technologies programs in KS is about $6,800.

Interior Design
Read about 4 interior design schools and colleges in Manhattan, Topeka, Overland Park, and Wichita. About 100 interior design degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for interior design degree programs in KS is around $13,400.

Laboratory Assistance
Our directory contains 19 laboratory assistance schools and colleges in Topeka, Manhattan, Wichita, Coffeyville, Liberal, Lawrence, Concordia, and 13 other cities. About 200 laboratory assistance diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition for laboratory assistance programs in KS is around $9,300.

Management
Read information about 57 management schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Topeka, McPherson, Lawrence, Manhattan, Salina, and 36 more cities. Around 5,300 management diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition price for management degree programs in KS - $16,400.

Marketing and Advertising
Our directory contains 27 marketing and advertising schools and colleges in Wichita, Salina, Hillsboro, McPherson, Emporia, Liberal, Arkansas City, and 21 more cities. Approximately 900 marketing and advertising degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for marketing and advertising programs in KS - $14,800.

Mathematics
Our directory contains 31 mathematics schools and colleges in Wichita, Emporia, Lawrence, Ottawa, Chanute, Hutchinson, McPherson, and 26 more cities. About 300 mathematics diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition for mathematics programs in KS is about $17,600.

Medical
We reviewed 53 medical schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Lawrence, Salina, Topeka, Emporia, Chanute, and 36 other cities. Approximately 3,400 medical degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for medical degree programs in KS is about $9,800.

Medical Assistant
Read information about 43 medical assistant schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Topeka, Salina, Manhattan, Lawrence, El Dorado, and 27 other cities. Around 2,400 medical assistant diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for medical assistant programs in KS is roughly $8,300.

Music
Our directory contains 27 music schools and colleges in McPherson, Wichita, Great Bend, Topeka, Coffeyville, Lawrence, Pittsburg, and 22 other cities. Approximately 400 music diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for music degree programs in KS: $17,800.

Natural Resources and Environment
Our directory contains 10 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, Winfield, Manhattan, Fort Scott, Emporia, Salina, and Great Bend. Approximately 200 natural resources and environment degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for natural resources and environment degree programs in KS is approximately $15,300.

Occupational Therapy
Our listing contains 32 occupational therapy schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, McPherson, Salina, Great Bend, Lindsborg, Sterling, and 22 other cities. Approximately 900 occupational therapy diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for occupational therapy programs in KS is roughly $18,000.

Philosophy
Read about 14 philosophy schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, Great Bend, McPherson, Hillsboro, Baldwin City, Topeka, and 9 other cities. Around 100 philosophy diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for philosophy programs in KS is around $20,400.

Physics
Get details on 21 physics schools and colleges in Emporia, Baldwin City, Iola, Salina, Great Bend, McPherson, El Dorado, and 17 other cities. Around 200 physics diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition cost for physics programs in KS: $13,000.

Political Science
Learn about 16 political science schools and colleges in Wichita, Atchison, Liberal, Hillsboro, Topeka, Emporia, McPherson, and 12 other cities. Approximately 500 political science diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition cost for political science programs in KS is approximately $19,300.

Psychology
We list 36 psychology schools and colleges in Wichita, McPherson, Great Bend, Lawrence, Ottawa, Baldwin City, Independence, and 30 other cities. Around 1,600 psychology diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition for psychology programs in KS is around $17,600.

Recreation and Leisure
Read about 5 recreation and leisure schools and colleges in Emporia, Manhattan, Pittsburg, Hillsboro, and Ottawa. Around 100 recreation and leisure degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition price for recreation and leisure programs in KS is roughly $16,600.

Resort and Hospitality
Read information about 5 resort and hospitality schools and colleges in Colby, Hays, Overland Park, El Dorado, and Manhattan. Around 100 resort and hospitality degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for resort and hospitality programs in KS is about $16,500.

Social Work
Get details on 26 social work schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, El Dorado, Iola, Overland Park, Atchison, Hillsboro, and 21 other cities. Around 1,000 social work diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition price for social work degree programs in KS is around $17,200.

Sociology and Anthropology
Learn more about 22 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Wichita, Baldwin City, Lindsborg, Topeka, Iola, Overland Park, Great Bend, and 17 more cities. Around 700 sociology and anthropology diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition cost for sociology and anthropology degree programs in KS: $18,400.

Theater and Drama
Get details on 24 theater and drama schools and colleges in McPherson, Lawrence, Wichita, Atchison, Iola, Salina, Great Bend, and 18 other cities. Around 200 theater and drama diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for theater and drama programs in KS is approximately $15,500.

Urban Development
Get details on 4 urban development schools and colleges in Garden City, Manhattan, Dodge City, and Lawrence. About 100 urban development degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for urban development degree programs in KS - $20,300.

Veterinary
Our listing contains 11 veterinary schools and colleges in Independence, El Dorado, Salina, Lenexa, Great Bend, Dodge City, Parsons, and 8 other cities. Approximately 300 veterinary diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for veterinary degree programs in KS is approximately $15,600.

Work and Family Studies
We reviewed 21 work and family studies schools and colleges in Great Bend, Leavenworth, El Dorado, Iola, Topeka, Colby, Highland, and 18 other cities. Approximately 600 work and family studies diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for work and family studies programs in KS: $14,700.

Search Colleges



Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges