College Costs in Kansas

The 2023 Directory of Kansas Colleges and Prices

Kansas Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend college in Kansas?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Kansas was $12,844 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $2,286 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Kansas in the middle of the pack as the 30th most expensive and 23rd most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $482 from the 2019-2020 average of $12,362 and represents a 3.9% annual increase. The list of Kansas colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 61 colleges and universities in Kansas, the most popular being University of Kansas with 22,123 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $10,092. Southwestern College is the most expensive in Kansas with an in-state tuition of $34,750.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Kansas colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Kansas or cheap Kansas colleges guide.

<Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Explore Kansas Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Allen County Community College

Iola, Kansas

$1,680 NA NA
Baker University

Baldwin City, Kansas

$31,000 44 35
Barclay College

Haviland, Kansas

$18,000 NA NA
Barton County Community College

Great Bend, Kansas

$2,368 NA NA
Benedictine College

Atchison, Kansas

$31,830 46 20
Bethany College

Lindsborg, Kansas

$29,200 27 2
Bethel College North Newton

North Newton, Kansas

$30,924 48 46
Brown Mackie College Kansas City

Lenexa, Kansas

$11,772 NA NA
Brown Mackie College Salina

Salina, Kansas

$11,772 NA NA
Bryan University Topeka

Topeka, Kansas

$13,810 NA NA
Butler Community College

El Dorado, Kansas

$2,900 NA NA
Central Baptist Theological Seminary

Shawnee, Kansas

$8,640 NA NA
Central Christian College of Kansas

McPherson, Kansas

$19,600 NA NA
Cleveland Chiropractic College

Overland Park, Kansas

$14,840 NA NA
Cloud County Community College

Concordia, Kansas

$2,340 NA NA
Coffeyville Community College

Coffeyville, Kansas

$1,248 NA NA
Colby Community College

Colby, Kansas

$2,595 NA NA
Cowley County Community College

Arkansas City, Kansas

$2,040 NA NA
Dodge City Community College

Dodge City, Kansas

$1,410 NA NA
Donnelly College

Kansas City, Kansas

$8,256 NA NA