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Manhattan Life



Kansas State University has a student population of between 20 and 25 thousand students with about 5% of them international. The beautiful buildings on campus are made primarily from the local limestone, and exhibit a wonderful architectural harmony, which adds beauty to the campus. A new library and a new Art Museum were built in 1996 and 1997. The campus supplies several recreation facilities for fitness as well as entertainment.


Manhattan Kansas is located in the Flint Hills region. The metropolitan Kansas City area is located 115 miles east. The Konza Prairie, a reserve owned by the Nature Conservancy and run by KSU is located south of town. Just north of the city, Tuttle Creek Lake and Park offers outdoor recreation, boating, fishing, and camping.

Arts & Culture

Crossroads Arts District

Manhattan Arts Center

Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

Spencer Museum of Art

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art


K-State Libraries

K-State Recreational Services

KSU Student Union Bookstore

Office of Student Activities and Services

Student Organizations


Manhattan Convention & Visitors Bureau

Manhattan Town Center


Bluestem Bistro

City of Manhattan, Kansas

Radina's Coffeeshop and Roastery