The Princeton Review’s Best 376 colleges for 2012 named Kansas State as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education. In fact K-State ranked 2nd in the nation for campus and community relations, 14th in quality of life and 15th for campus food.
In Princeton’s 2012 best colleges region by region Kansas state was ranked as one of the Best of the West . This places Kansas State in the top 25 percent of the nation’s four year colleges. The primary criteria for selecting schools in the Princeton Review is outstanding academics, evaluations of institutional data, campus vistits, and the National College Counseler Advisory Board.
Forbe’s Magazine listed Kansas State as one of the country’s best schools in it’s 2011 Best Colleges List. The list includes rankings of 650 colleges representing the top 20 percent of undergraduate institutions.