Acceptance Rate 80.7%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 34.14%
Applicants 54,296
Admitted 43,815
Enrolled 14,958

Applying To Kansas Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 80.7% at Kansas colleges and universities where total 54,296 students have applied and 43,815 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 Rate80.7%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)34.14%
Average Test Scores1,041 SAT / 21 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2020-2021, total 54,296 students (27,126 men and 27,165 women) applied to and 43,815 (20,890 men and 22,925 women) students were accepted to admit Kansas Colleges. Among them, 7,337 men and 7,621 women were enrolled into Kansas schools. The average acceptance rate is 80.70% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 34.14%. The table below shows the Kansas colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Kansas Colleges (2020-2021)
Acceptance Rate 80.70% 77.01% 84.39%
Enrollment Ratio 34.14% 35.12% 33.24%
[Chart]Kansas Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Kansas college, 823 students (18.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 9,341 students (84.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,137 and 25th percentile score is 944. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 71 and 25th percentile score is 52. 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 Writing476.00567.00
SAT Math468.00570.00
ACT Composite18.0024.00
ACT Math17.0023.00
ACT English17.0024.00
[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 22 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 18 Kansas colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Kansas colleges.
Admission Checklist for Kansas Colleges
High School GPA212
High School Rank311
High School Record (or Transcript)222
Completion of College Preparatory Program316
Formal Demonstration of Competencies02
Admission Test Scores184
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)10