Kansas State University: Faculty & Salaries

Kansas State University
School Review,
Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Excellent Quality: Education Quality Rating - Oustanding Safety: Capmus Safety Rating - Poor Costs: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
ReviewMajors/RankingsTuition/LoansFaculty/SalariesCampus CrimeVideos

Kansas State University Logo
Full-time
Faculty
975
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
$74,000
As a rule, adequately 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 salaries at Kansas State University vary approximately from $44,000 to $104,000. The average full-time faculty salary at this college is approximately $74,000 a year -- this is 17% higher than Kansas average faculty compensation.

Faculty Rank
School Average
KS Average
Difference

Professor
$103,412
$85,622
+21%

Associate professor
$73,341
$66,824
+10%

Assistant professor
$63,510
$56,828
+12%

Instructor
$44,210
$43,397
+2%

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 270 professors, 275 associate professors, 253 assistant professors, and 177 instructors - 602 men and 373 women:
Kansas State University Faculty Demographics Chart

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

Learn More About Kansas State University

ReviewMajors/RankingsTuition/LoansFaculty/SalariesCampus CrimeVideos

Kansas Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
We list 40 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Salina, Chanute, Highland, Lenexa, Pittsburg, and 29 other cities. About 1,500 accounting and finance diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition for accounting and finance programs in KS: $16,200.

Aerospace and Aeronautical
We list 5 aerospace and aeronautical schools and colleges in Wichita, Hutchinson, Manhattan, and Lawrence. About 100 aerospace and aeronautical diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for aerospace and aeronautical programs in KS - $15,000.

Agriculture
Our listing contains 19 agriculture schools and colleges in Colby, Highland, Pratt, Garden City, Manhattan, Dodge City, Hutchinson, and 16 other cities. Around 900 agriculture degrees are granted every year. Average tuition cost for agriculture programs in KS is roughly $13,800.

Architecture
We list 4 architecture schools and colleges in Independence, Manhattan, Hutchinson, and Lawrence. About 400 architecture degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for architecture degree programs in KS is around $18,800.

Art
We list 28 art schools and colleges in Wichita, Chanute, Iola, Parsons, Arkansas City, Highland, McPherson, and 23 other cities. About 500 art diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition for art degree programs in KS is around $16,900.

Biology
Learn about 36 biology schools and colleges in Wichita, Salina, Overland Park, Concordia, Hutchinson, Manhattan, Atchison, and 29 more cities. Around 1,100 biology degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for biology degree programs in KS: $16,100.

Business
Get details on 55 business schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, McPherson, Salina, Lawrence, Topeka, Manhattan, and 39 other cities. About 4,700 business diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for business programs in KS - $16,400.

Chemistry
Our listing contains 26 chemistry schools and colleges in Wichita, Hays, McPherson, Dodge City, Liberal, Salina, Atchison, and 21 other cities. About 400 chemistry degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for chemistry degree programs in KS: $18,100.

Communication and Journalism
Get details on 35 communication and journalism schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, McPherson, Coffeyville, Great Bend, Lindsborg, Salina, and 28 more cities. About 1,200 communication and journalism diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for communication and journalism degree programs in KS: $17,700.

Computer Science
Get details on 54 computer science schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Topeka, Emporia, Salina, Manhattan, Baldwin City, and 37 other cities. Approximately 1,100 computer science degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for computer science degree programs in KS is about $13,100.

Construction
Our listing contains 9 construction schools and colleges in Overland Park, Iola, Beloit, Topeka, Manhattan, Independence, Pittsburg, Liberal, and Fort Scott. About 300 construction diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for construction degree programs in KS - $13,300.

Economics
Get details on 11 economics schools and colleges in Lawrence, Baldwin City, Wichita, Manhattan, Great Bend, Atchison, Topeka, and 8 other cities. About 400 economics diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for economics programs in KS is approximately $17,900.

Education
Learn more about 47 education schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, Overland Park, McPherson, Olathe, Sterling, Emporia, and 32 more cities. About 4,600 education diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for education programs in KS is roughly $16,400.

Engineering
Read about 29 engineering schools and colleges in Wichita, Salina, Manhattan, Topeka, El Dorado, Independence, Parsons, and 21 other cities. Around 1,800 engineering degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for engineering programs in KS is roughly $15,500.

English and Literature
We reviewed 31 english and literature schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, McPherson, Hays, Manhattan, Sterling, Emporia, and 24 other cities. Around 600 english and literature diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for english and literature degree programs in KS - $17,900.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
Our listing contains 5 ethnic and cultural studies schools and colleges in Lawrence, Parsons, Manhattan, and Wichita. About 200 ethnic and cultural studies degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for ethnic and cultural studies degree programs in KS - $18,900.

Fashion
Read about 4 fashion schools and colleges in Topeka, Lawrence, Overland Park, and Manhattan. About 100 fashion degrees are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for fashion programs in KS: $17,000.

Flight and Aviation
Our listing contains 6 flight and aviation schools and colleges in Manhattan, Dodge City, Hutchinson, Arkansas City, Wichita, and Hesston. About 300 flight and aviation diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for flight and aviation degree programs in KS is roughly $8,400.

Foreign Languages
Learn about 17 foreign languages schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, Emporia, Overland Park, Baldwin City, McPherson, Hays, and 13 more cities. Approximately 300 foreign languages diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition for foreign languages programs in KS is about $17,700.

General Studies
Read about 46 general studies schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Lawrence, McPherson, Kansas City, Salina, Parsons, and 36 other cities. Approximately 5,600 general studies diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition price for general studies degree programs in KS: $6,800.

Geography
Get details on 5 geography schools and colleges in Manhattan, Beloit, Lawrence, Pittsburg, and Hays. Around 200 geography degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for geography programs in KS - $18,300.

Geology
We list 5 geology schools and colleges in Wichita, Hays, Manhattan, Emporia, and Lawrence. Approximately 100 geology diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition for geology degree programs in KS is approximately $17,000.

Gerontology
Our listing contains 2 gerontology schools and colleges in Manhattan and Wichita. Around 100 gerontology degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition for gerontology programs in KS is approximately $15,500.

History
Our listing contains 27 history schools and colleges in Wichita, McPherson, Hillsboro, North Newton, Winfield, Emporia, Lindsborg, and 21 other cities. About 400 history diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for history programs in KS: $17,500.

Industrial Technologies
Detailed information about 30 industrial technologies schools and colleges in Topeka, Wichita, Manhattan, Emporia, Kansas City, Salina, Coffeyville, and 23 other cities. Around 1,400 industrial technologies diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for industrial technologies degree programs in KS is about $6,600.

Interior Design
Learn about 4 interior design schools and colleges in Overland Park, Wichita, Manhattan, and Topeka. Approximately 100 interior design diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for interior design programs in KS is around $14,300.

Laboratory Assistance
Learn about 18 laboratory assistance schools and colleges in Topeka, Wichita, Fort Scott, Pittsburg, Coffeyville, Liberal, Lawrence, and 13 more cities. Around 200 laboratory assistance diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for laboratory assistance degree programs in KS is about $8,900.

Management
Our directory contains 54 management schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Topeka, Lawrence, Emporia, Manhattan, Salina, and 36 other cities. About 5,200 management diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for management programs in KS is roughly $16,500.

Marketing and Advertising
Our directory contains 26 marketing and advertising schools and colleges in Wichita, Salina, Overland Park, Arkansas City, Kansas City, Pittsburg, Highland, and 19 more cities. About 800 marketing and advertising diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for marketing and advertising degree programs in KS is approximately $15,100.

Mathematics
Our directory contains 31 mathematics schools and colleges in Wichita, Chanute, Hutchinson, McPherson, Topeka, Great Bend, Liberal, and 26 other cities. Approximately 300 mathematics degrees are granted each year. Average tuition charges for mathematics programs in KS is approximately $16,600.

Medical
Our listing contains 48 medical schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Emporia, Salina, Topeka, Pratt, Dodge City, and 34 more cities. Around 3,300 medical diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for medical degree programs in KS is around $8,700.

Medical Assistant
Detailed information about 40 medical assistant schools and colleges in Wichita, Overland Park, Topeka, Lawrence, Salina, Emporia, Iola, and 25 more cities. About 2,500 medical assistant diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for medical assistant programs in KS is roughly $8,200.

Music
We reviewed 27 music schools and colleges in Wichita, McPherson, Hays, North Newton, Dodge City, Lindsborg, Salina, and 22 more cities. Approximately 400 music diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for music programs in KS - $16,800.

Natural Resources and Environment
Read about 10 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, Winfield, Manhattan, Great Bend, Fort Scott, Salina, and Hillsboro. About 200 natural resources and environment degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for natural resources and environment degree programs in KS is around $15,800.

Occupational Therapy
We list 33 occupational therapy schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, McPherson, Salina, Hillsboro, Winfield, Garden City, and 21 more cities. Around 900 occupational therapy diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for occupational therapy degree programs in KS is approximately $17,400.

Philosophy
Learn about 14 philosophy schools and colleges in Wichita, Lindsborg, Hays, Atchison, McPherson, Lawrence, Great Bend, and 10 other cities. About 100 philosophy diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for philosophy programs in KS: $19,000.

Physics
Detailed information about 22 physics schools and colleges in Emporia, Chanute, Lawrence, Topeka, Hays, North Newton, Lindsborg, and 18 more cities. About 200 physics diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for physics degree programs in KS: $12,500.

Political Science
Read information about 16 political science schools and colleges in Wichita, Emporia, McPherson, Leavenworth, Hays, Pittsburg, Baldwin City, and 12 more cities. About 500 political science diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition cost for political science programs in KS - $18,200.

Psychology
Read about 36 psychology schools and colleges in Wichita, McPherson, Emporia, Iola, North Newton, Salina, Colby, and 30 more cities. Approximately 1,500 psychology degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for psychology degree programs in KS is roughly $16,300.

Recreation and Leisure
We reviewed 5 recreation and leisure schools and colleges in Manhattan, Pittsburg, Hillsboro, Ottawa, and Emporia. Around 100 recreation and leisure diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition for recreation and leisure programs in KS is approximately $15,800.

Resort and Hospitality
We list 5 resort and hospitality schools and colleges in Overland Park, El Dorado, Manhattan, Colby, and Hays. Approximately 100 resort and hospitality diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition charges for resort and hospitality degree programs in KS is around $15,600.

Social Work
Read information about 26 social work schools and colleges in Wichita, Lawrence, Hays, McPherson, Emporia, Parsons, Chanute, and 21 other cities. About 1,000 social work diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for social work programs in KS is about $16,800.

Sociology and Anthropology
Read about 22 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Wichita, Emporia, Lindsborg, Iola, Pittsburg, Hays, McPherson, and 17 other cities. Around 600 sociology and anthropology degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for sociology and anthropology degree programs in KS: $17,500.

Theater and Drama
Read about 24 theater and drama schools and colleges in McPherson, Wichita, Lawrence, Hutchinson, Ottawa, Garden City, Lindsborg, and 18 more cities. About 200 theater and drama diplomas are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for theater and drama degree programs in KS is about $14,600.

Urban Development
Read information about 4 urban development schools and colleges in Lawrence, Garden City, Manhattan, and Dodge City. Around 100 urban development degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition price for urban development degree programs in KS - $18,600.

Veterinary
Detailed information about 9 veterinary schools and colleges in Iola, El Dorado, Parsons, Great Bend, Dodge City, Manhattan, Garden City, Colby, and Salina. Around 200 veterinary diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition for veterinary programs in KS: $16,900.

Work and Family Studies
Read about 21 work and family studies schools and colleges in Great Bend, Leavenworth, El Dorado, Iola, Topeka, Colby, Highland, and 18 other cities. Around 600 work and family studies diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition for work and family studies degree programs in KS is about $14,100.

Search Colleges



Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Top Competitors










Other Nearby Colleges