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The following is a listing of institutions in the State of Kansas. Some of these institutions either have changed their names or they no longer exist.  This listing is from the Appendix of the book "A History of Kansas" by Anne E. Arnold. Please note that this book was written in the early 20th century.


State Schools

  1. University of Kansas Lawrence. (The University of Kansas)
  2. State Agricultural College Manhattan. (K-State)
  3. State Normal School Emporia. (Emporia State University) (A History of the State Normal School of Kansas)
  4. Fort Hays Kansas Normal School Hays. (Fort Hays State University)
  5. State Manual Training Normal School Pittsburg. (History)
  6. Kansas School for the Blind Kansas City, Kansas.
  7. Kansas School for the Deaf Olathe,Kansas.

Denominational Schools

  1. Baker University, Methodist Episcopal Baldwin.
  2. Bethany College, Swedish Lutheran Lindsborg.
  3. Bethany College, Episcopalian Topeka.
  4. Bethel College, Mennonite Newton.
  5. Campbell University Holton. (Defunct)
  6. College of Emporia, Presbyterian Emporia. (Defunct)
  7. College Preparatory School (Private) Atchison. (Maur Hill - Mount Academy)
  8. Cooper College, United Presbyterian Sterling. (Sterling College)
  9. Enterprise Normal Academy, German M. E Enterprise. (Defunct)
  10. Fairmount College, Congregational Wichita. (Wichita State University)
  11. Fowler Friends Academy, Friends Fowler. (Defunct?)
  12. Friends University, Friends Wichita.
  13. Highland University, Presbyterian Highland.(Highland Community College)
  14. Haviland Academy, Friends Haviland. (Defunct)
  15. Kansas City University, United Brethren Kansas City. (Defunct)
  16. Kansas Wesleyan University, Methodist Episcopal Salina.
  17. McPherson College, Church of the Brethren McPherson.
  18. Midland College, Lutheran ,. Atchison. (Located in Nebraska)
  19. Mt. St. Scholastica's Academy, Catholic Atchison. (Benedictine College)
  20. Nazareth Academy, Catholic Concordia. (Nazareth Convent and Academy
  21. Northbranch Academy, Friends Northbranch. (Defunct?)
  22. Ottawa University, Baptist Ottawa.
  23. Southwestern College, Methodist Episcopal Winfield.
  24. St. Benedict's College, Catholic Atchison.
  25. St. John's Lutheran College, Lutheran Winfield.(Defunct, National Register of Historic Landmarks)
  26. St. Martin's School, Episcopalian Salina.
  27. St. Mary's Academy, Catholic Leavenworth.
  28. St. Mary's Academy, Catholic Great Bend.
  29. St. Mary's College, Catholic St. Marys.
  30. Walden College, Evangelical McPherson.
  31. Washburn College, Congregational Topeka. (Washburn University)

State Penal or Corrective Institutions

  1. State Industrial Reformatory Hutchinson.
  2. State Industrial School for Girls Beloit.
  3. State Industrial School for Boys Topeka.
  4. State Penitentiary Lansing

State Benevolent Institutions

  1. State Training School Winfield.
  2. State Hospital for the Insane i opeka.
  3. State Hospital for the Insane Osawatomie.
  4. State Hospital for the Insane .Lamed.
  5. State Hospital for Epileptics Parsons.
  6. State Hospital for Tuberculosis Norton.

Special Institutions

  1. State Soldiers' Home Fort Dodge.
  2. Mother Bickerdyke Home Ellsworth.
  3. Soldiers' Orphans' Home Atchison.

State Colored Schools

  1. Topeka Industrial and Educational Institute Topeka
  2. Western University Quindaro

Federal Institutions

  1. Haskell Institute, Indian Lawrence.
  2. Pottawatomie Boarding School for Indians Nadeau.
  3. Federal Prison Leavenworth.
  4. National Soldiers' Home Leavenworth.
  5. United States Disciplinary Barracks Fort Leavenworth. (Military Prison.)


Source: A History of Kansas / Anna E. Arnold. pp.244-245