Kansas State University

Kansas State University, main campus at Manhattan; coeducational; land-grant and state supported; chartered and opened 1863. There is an additional campus at Salina. Among the university's research facilities are the J. R. Macdonald Laboratory for research in heavy-ion and atomic physics, the Konza Prairie Research area, and the NASA Center for Gravitational Studies in Cellular and Developmental Biology.

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