Kansas State University39s new home for the College of Business Administration Kansas State University

Kansas State University's new home for the College of Business Administration.

Kansas State University builds new home for business college

$55 million College of Business Administration building is scheduled to be completed this month.

Kansas State University is nearing completion of a new $55 million facility on its Manhattan campus for its college of business administration.

The university says construction of the 155,000-square-foot building will be completed this month, and a dedication ceremony has been scheduled in October. The new facility will enable the business college to move out of Calvin Hall, a building that is 108 years old.

The facility will provide the college with a variety of spaces:

  • One 250-person lecture hall
  • Three tiered 80-person classrooms
  • 13 50-person classrooms
  • Three 50-station computer labs
  • One 50-person financial research lab
  • One 20-person investment management lab
  • Innovation and study space for student group work
  • 16 2-person study rooms
  • 16 4-person study rooms
  • 16 6-person study rooms
  • Individual study spaces throughout the building
  • Space for student organizations and graduate assistants
  • A large atrium with seating space and a coffee shop
  • A student services office with space for 20 advisers, a reception area, conference room and staff offices
  • Space for the Entrepreneurship Center
  • 90 faculty & staff offices
  • Four department suites with conference rooms
  • Space for executives-in-residence and corporate partners

The architects are Ebert Mayo Design Group and PGAV.

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