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About the K-State Aerospace and Technology Campus

At the K-State Aerospace and Technology Campus, we are centered around the student experience emphasizing innovative learning, real-world experiences and industry connections. Our student to faculty ratio is 14:1 – meaning our faculty are focused on each individual student. We are a tight-knit family with a small college feel and the resources of a Big 12 university.

What is our philosophy?

A K-State Aerospace and Technology education provides:

Innovative LearningInnovative Learning
Learning by doing, through hands-on projects, lab time and in-the-field training.


Real-World ExperienceReal-world Experience
Exploring innovations in your field through research, practicum and internship opportunities.


Industry ConnectionsIndustry Connections
Building relationships with industry members and gaining insight into your future career.


Student FocusStudent-focused
Faculty are focused on your personalized experience, working alongside you in the lab and classroom.



Stats and Strengths

The proof is in the numbers. With growing enrollment, degrees that propel you immediately into a successful career and a stellar placement rating, K-State Salina is where you want to be.

It's safe to say that these accomplishments are just the tip of the purple iceberg, and we have no intention of slowing down.

Student-focused learning

Our average class size is 14 students, meaning our faculty can focus on each individual student.

No. 2 UAS college

Named the No. 2 Unmanned Aerial Systems College in the United States. Drone Training HQ, 2016


Offers the largest renewable scholarship in the state, the Vanier Family Presidential Scholarship.

66% labs

66% of total learning space on campus is hands-on labs.

98% placement

98% of recent graduates surveyed are employed or continuing their education.


Facts Figures



We take our reputation seriously. Accreditation validates the quality of an institution as a whole, offering evaluated measurements of everything from academic offerings, governance, administration, mission, finances and resources. Kansas State University has been continuously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1916.

Additional Degree Option Accreditation


The bachelor’s degree option in mechanical engineering technology option is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Professional Pilot Accreditation

The bachelor’s degree option in professional pilot is AABI accredited.


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