College Costs in Kansas

The 2021 Directory of Kansas Colleges and Prices

Kansas Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2021

How much does it cost to attend college in Kansas?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Kansas was $12,240 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is $2,425 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Kansas in the middle of the pack as the 32nd most expensive and 21st most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of $219 from the 2018-2019 average of $12,021 and represents a 1.82% 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 23,027 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 $31,500.

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 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Kansas Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Emporia State University

Emporia, Kansas

$5,154 39 21
Flint Hills Technical College

Emporia, Kansas

$4,000 NA NA
Fort Hays State University

Hays, Kansas

$3,990 NA NA
Fort Scott Community College

Fort Scott, Kansas

$1,860 NA NA
Friends University

Wichita, Kansas

$28,944 47 45
Garden City Community College

Garden City, Kansas

$1,830 NA NA
Hesston College

Hesston, Kansas

$27,240 NA NA
Highland Community College

Highland, Kansas

$2,392 NA NA
Hutchinson Community College

Hutchinson, Kansas

$2,730 NA NA
Independence Community College

Independence, Kansas

$1,920 NA NA
Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

$2,880 NA NA
Kansas City Kansas Community College

Kansas City, Kansas

$2,640 NA NA
Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kansas

$9,375 NA NA
Kansas Wesleyan University

Salina, Kansas

$29,500 42 32
Labette Community College

Parsons, Kansas

$1,728 NA NA
Manhattan Area Technical College

Manhattan, Kansas

$5,040 NA NA
Manhattan Christian College

Manhattan, Kansas

$15,950 33 4
McPherson College

McPherson, Kansas

$29,146 42 23
MidAmerica Nazarene University

Olathe, Kansas

$31,036 NA NA
National American University Overland Park

Overland Park, Kansas

$15,000 NA NA