Manhattan, KS Area Scholarships

Manhattan is a city in northeastern Kansas in the United States at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River. It is the county seat of Riley County, although it extends into Pottawatomie County. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 52,281.

The city was founded by settlers from the New England Emigrant Aid Company as a Free-State town in the 1850s, during the Bleeding Kansas era. Nicknamed "The Little Apple" as a play on New York City's "Big Apple", Manhattan is best known as the home of Kansas State University and has a distinct college town atmosphere.

Fort Riley, a United States Army post, is located 8 miles (13 km) west of Manhattan.

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Schools in and around Manhattan, KS

Kansas State University
Four or more years; Public; $24,630 average out-state tuition; $9,273 average in-state tuition
Manhattan Christian College
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $14,928 average out-state tuition; $14,928 average in-state tuition
Manhattan Area Technical College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $4,530 average out-state tuition; $4,530 average in-state tuition
Bellus Academy
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
B Street Design School of International Hair Styling-Manhattan
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
AIB International
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private not for profit