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Kansas State University is a four-campus system, and K-State Olathe opened in 2011 as the newest member of the family.

K-State Olathe supports a range of academic, research and outreach activities focused on expanding the educational and economic growth opportunities for the region. Professionals in the metro area come to campus to collaborate with industry, earn a degree or graduate certificate, advance their careers and become a key asset in their organization. K-State Olathe also houses collaborations between researchers and companies, both public and private, so that the technology being developed is what industry demands to solve real-world challenges.


K-State Olathe's mission is to be the model and leader of adaptable, interdisciplinary and innovative education, research and public/private engagement in the Kansas City area bridging the University with global and local community, government and industry partners.