Glossary of TermsApply for admission: The process of submitting written or electronic application and supporting credentials so that an official determination of eligibility to attend the university can be made.
Enrollment: The process of selecting courses and arranging a schedule of classes for the semester.
International students: Individuals who are not citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
New freshmen: High school graduates with no earned college credits after high school graduation. Students taking college-level work while in high school are considered new freshmen.
Non-degree students: Students not pursuing a degree who have been admitted for special purposes or at the discretion of a director. Generally, these students are limited to 15 hours of credit from K-State. Other restrictions may apply. Non-degree students will not qualify for financial assistance.
Official test scores: ACT, SAT, and TOEFL results that are received directly from the testing service via magnetic tape reports or formal mail service. Scores noted on high school transcripts, personal reports, etc., are not official results.
Official transcript: A transcript that is sent directly by mail or fax from the registrar of a credit-granting institution to the K-State Admissions Office. Hand-carried documents, sealed envelopes, personal grade reports, etc., are not official records.
Readmitted students: Any student who has previously been admitted and attended K-State courses on the Manhattan campus at any time since high school graduation. Any student who was admitted to and attended classes on the College of Technology campus since fall of 1991.
Registration: The process of paying fees.
Special students: Students not pursuing a degree but meeting all standard admission requirements. Special students will not qualify for financial assistance.
Transfer students: Students who have earned college-level credit since high school graduation.