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Acceptance Rate 84.01%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 28.88%
Applicants 61,476
Admitted 51,647
Enrolled 14,917

Applying To Kansas Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 84.01% at Kansas colleges and universities where total 61,476 students have applied and 51,647 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $49.00 and the graduate application fees is $50.00. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Kansas colleges.
General Admission Information of Kansas Colleges
Open Admission Policy51 out of 81 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 49.00
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 50.00
Average Acceptance Rate84.01%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)28.88%
Average Test Scores1,049 SAT / 21 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2021-2022, total 61,476 students (31,684 men and 29,537 women) applied to and 51,647 (25,647 men and 26,054 women) students were accepted to admit Kansas Colleges. Among them, 7,387 men and 7,568 women were enrolled into Kansas schools. The average acceptance rate is 84.01% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 28.88%. The table below shows the Kansas colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Kansas Colleges (2021-2022)
TotalMenWomen
Applicants61,47631,68429,537
Admitted51,64725,64726,054
Enrolled14,9177,3877,568
Acceptance Rate 84.01% 80.95% 88.21%
Enrollment Ratio 28.88% 28.80% 29.05%
[Chart]Kansas Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Kansas college, 871 students (9.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 6,813 students (62.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,166 and 25th percentile score is 932. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 71 and 25th percentile score is 50. Next table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Kansas colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Kansas Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing474.00579.00
SAT Math458.00587.00
ACT Composite18.0024.00
ACT Math16.0024.00
ACT English16.0023.00
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - Kansas Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - Kansas Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - Kansas Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In Kansas State, 50 schools use semester calendar systems and 5 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester50 out of 81 schools
Quarter5 out of 81 schools
Trimester1 out of 81 schools
Four-one-four plan5 out of 81 schools
Other academic year2 out of 81 schools
Differs by program5 out of 81 schools
Continuous11 out of 81 schools
Un-Known/Other2 out of 81 schools
Next table describes credits that Kansas colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits61 out of 81 schools
Credits for Life Experiences47 out of 81 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits61 out of 81 schools
Credit for Military Training56 out of 81 schools

Application Requirements

21 Kansas schools require High School GPA and 21 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 0 Kansas colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Kansas colleges.
Admission Checklist for Kansas Colleges
RequiredRecommended
High School GPA212
High School Rank211
High School Record (or Transcript)213
Completion of College Preparatory Program018
Recommendations26
Formal Demonstration of Competencies02
Admission Test Scores07
TOEFL174
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)00