The Department of Psychology at Kansas State University, part of the College of Arts and Sciences, has 15 full-time faculty members who are both active researchers and serve more than 500 undergraduate majors, many of whom are involved in research. The Department has an extensive Ph.D. program with four major areas: Animal Learning/Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive/Human Factors, Industrial/Organizational, and Social/Personality. In addition, there are overarching emphases in Applied Cognitive Science and Health Psychology. The department’s Graduate Teaching Apprenticeship program prepares doctoral students to teach in higher education and is one of the few of its type in the country. Additional details about the department are available at: http://www.k-state.edu/psych.
Kansas State University is a Land Grant University, designated as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Intensive Institution, and has been ranked among the top state and private institutions of higher education in numbers of Rhodes, Marshall, Truman, Goldwater, and Udall scholars since 1986. Current enrollment is over 23,000 students. Kansas State University has been selected as the future home of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF); this $650 million research facility will provide research infrastructure to protect the country’s food supply and agriculture economy.