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College of Business Administration

The College of Business Administration operates under the administration of the Kansas Board of Regents and Kansas State University. The long-term purpose of the college is to provide excellent undergraduate and graduate degree programs that will prepare students to become successful business professionals in an increasingly diverse and interconnected workplace. 

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (13)
Computer Science & IT (3)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)



The  College of Business Administration was established in 1962, but the study of business at K-State goes back to 1866 when a course entitled Farm Bookkeeping was added to the Agriculture curriculum. In 1922 there was a degree in Rural Commerce in the College of Arts & Sciences, it was renamed Commerce in 1929. In 1931 an Accounting option was added to the Commerce degree. With raising enrollment, the Department of Business Administration was created, within the School of Arts & Sciences, in 1956.


the college believes engagement in a diverse and supportive environment is critical to student success. To foster this engagement, it will surround students with diverse peers, high-quality faculty and staff, strong student advising and co-curricular programs, successful and involved alumni and corporate partners, and by building applied academic programs and pursuing targeted initiatives. 


As the nation's first operational land-grant university, Kansas State University is dedicated to research that will better our community, state and world. The College of Business Administration strives to develop and implement a set of initiatives that assist it in achieving national recognition in targeted niche areas. 


K-State Business students are highly sought after for their skills and experiences. The students are not only prepared academically for the careers ahead of them, but they are also offered the highest level of career preparation.

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Manhattan, Kansas, United States


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