2024 Graduation

Food Science Institute

The Food Science Institute facilitates collaborative innovations across K-State’s expertise to ensure safe, nutritious, and sustainable foods; fosters development of outstanding scientists and leaders in the food industry; and provides research-based resources to entrepreneurs, industry, government, and consumers.

Food Science

Become a Leader in Food Science!

K-State AgriculturistA food science undergraduate and graduate degree will prepare you for a variety of careers in food science. Our comprehensive educational experience crosses all areas of the Kansas State University Land Grant mission of teaching, research and extension.

What education path will you take? Select from the three options below to start your journey!

Learn more about food science in the K-State Agriculturist, Fall 2023 edition, which features two of our recent graduates.


National Beef awardsNational Beef Award Winners

The 2024 National Beef student awards have been selected! This years winners are:

Jordyn Seamans - Outstanding Undergraduate student in Food Science

Eda Kaya - Outstanding Graduate student in Food Science

Emma Sutherly - Outstanding Upperclassman in Animal Science

Weston Schrader - Outstanding Upperclassman in Animal Science

From left to right: Dr. Mike Day, Jordyn Seamans, Emma Sutherly, Eda Kaya (upper left box), Westin Schrader, Dr. Randy Phebus. National Beef representatives Marcy Johnson, VP of Corporate Communications and Brenden McCullough, VP of Technical Services.



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Our faculty are available for virtual or in-person visits


Call Hall

Take a Virtual Tour!

The Food Science Institute's main office is located in Call Hall on K-State's Manhattan campus.

Virtual Tour