Kansas State University (Manhattan) (MAUI)

Kansas State University (Manhattan) is a universitywide partner university in Manhattan (Kansas), United States of America. You can study at Kansas State University Manhattan (Kansas) through the MAUI program

The MAUI program (Mid-America Universities International) consists of a group of 18 American universities. If you are applying for the MAUI program, you need to list the top three MAUI universities of your choice in your motivation letter. This means there is a chance you will not be placed at your preferred university, but at your second or third choice university instead.

Student experiences

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Academic calendar

Semester I: 2nd week of August - 3rd week of December
Semester II: 1st week of January - 2nd week of May

Orientation generally commences the 3rd week of August for Semester I and the 2nd week of January for Semester II.

Exams take place the 3rd week of December for Semester I and the 2nd week of May for Semester II.

Academic calendar

Requirements

GPA (Average Grade)

There is no GPA requirement for this destination.

Language Requirement

There are no specific language requirements for undergraduate students. Graduate students require a language exam.

You can find the most recent language requirements here.

Areas of study open to exchange students

All, except:

  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Kinesiology
  • Graphic Design
Courses at Master's level

All graduate programs, with the exception of Veterinary Medicine, are open to exchange students.

Language of instruction

English

Housing assistance

Housing is guaranteed for those who apply and complete a contract before arrival. Various options are available for on-campus housing (e.g. residence halls, apartments, hybrid housing).

You can find more details on housing options here.

Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs are around $1,800 per month. (Estimate from 2023).

You can find a more detailed breakdown of expenses here.

Credits

You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table

Number of places available

3 places per year for the MAUI program in total. 

After the 1 December deadline it is not possible anymore to apply for an exchange to this partner university, even for semester 2 (start January next academic year), due to early application deadlines. This means you have to apply before December 1st.

  • When you apply in Osiris you may choose: MAUI network
  • At second and third place you choose a university outside the MAUI netwerk or a university with the label MAUI and Bilateral
  • You list 3 MAUI university choices in your motivation letter/form. 
  • Placement at the university of your first choice cannot be guaranteed, but MAUI will try to meet your preference.
Selection

Selection was necessary for 2023-2024.

All MAUI universities

Baylor University (Waco)
Columbia College Chicago
Kansas State University (Manhattan)
Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla)
Oklahoma State University (Stillwater)
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Texas State University (San Marcos)
Texas Tech University (Lubbock)
University of Kansas (Lawrence)
University of Missouri-Kansas City
University of Nebraska at Kearney
University of Nebraska at Lincoln
University of Nebraska at Omaha
University of North Texas (Denton)
University of Oklahoma (Norman)
West Virginia University (Morgantown)

More information about MAUI

Find more information on the MAUI website

Contact

If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:

Asia, Latin America & Middle East

Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen
E-mail: region1@uu.nl

North America & UK

Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden
E-mail: region2@uu.nl

Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Spain*

Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen
E-mail: region3@uu.nl

* Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Universitat de Barcelona

Europe

Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten
E-mail: region4@uu.nl

photo of Patrick Chan

General exchange questions

Name: Patrick Chan
Email: exchange@uu.nl

Erasmus+ grant questions

The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.

For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to erasmus@uu.nl

For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.

Phone availability

Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Monday and Thursday, 13:30-15:00

Make an appointment via Teams

We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.

If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.