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Kansas State University

Kansas State University is an institution of higher learning located in Manhattan, Kansas. Kansas State University was founded February 16, 1863, as a land-grant institution. It was initially located on the grounds of the old Bluemont Central College. The university moved to its present site in 1875.

The school's sports teams are called the Wildcats. They participate in the NCAA's Division I-A, and in the Big Twelve Conference.

The College of Technology and Aviation is located in Salina, Kansas. In 1991, the former Kansas Technical Institute in Salina, Kansas was merged with Kansas State University.

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