Non-resident student population at K-State for Fall 2024 is on the rise, according to Kansas State University President Richard Linton.

Out-of-state enrollment at K-State is up 20% from the previous year. School visibility is important to drive these students to the University.

Linton says athletics is a method to increase mindshare among potential out-of-state students.

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There is another method K-State is presently using to drive out-of-state residents to the school.

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The statewide official numbers from the Kansas Board of Regents is expected to be released next week. Our full conversation with Dr. Linton is available online at