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
Allen County Community College

Iola, Kansas

$1,680 NA NA
Baker University

Baldwin City, Kansas

$29,300 54 66
Barclay College

Haviland, Kansas

$16,000 NA NA
Barton County Community College

Great Bend, Kansas

$2,368 NA NA
Benedictine College

Atchison, Kansas

$29,730 46 35
Bethany College

Lindsborg, Kansas

$27,770 26 9
Bethel College North Newton

North Newton, Kansas

$29,150 51 57
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

$2,618 NA NA
Central Baptist Theological Seminary

Shawnee, Kansas

$8,640 NA NA
Central Christian College of Kansas

McPherson, Kansas

$19,650 NA NA
Cleveland Chiropractic College

Overland Park, Kansas

$14,400 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

$2,483 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

$7,440 NA NA
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
National American University Wichita

Wichita, Kansas

$15,000 NA NA
Neosho County Community College

Chanute, Kansas

$2,550 NA NA
Newman University

Wichita, Kansas

$30,386 45 62
North Central Kansas Technical College

Beloit, Kansas

$4,512 NA NA
Ottawa University Ottawa

Ottawa, Kansas

$28,980 46 33
Pinnacle Career Institute Lawrence

Lawrence, Kansas

$13,703 NA NA
Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, Kansas

$5,694 40 17
Pratt Community College

Pratt, Kansas

$2,016 NA NA
Salina Area Technical College

Salina, Kansas

$6,942 NA NA
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

Liberal, Kansas

$2,176 NA NA
Southwestern College

Winfield, Kansas

$31,500 56 63
Sterling College

Sterling, Kansas

$26,000 43 38
Tabor College

Hillsboro, Kansas

$28,400 49 38
University of Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas

$10,092 67 73
University of Phoenix Wichita Campus

Wichita, Kansas

$9,480 NA NA
University of Saint Mary

Leavenworth, Kansas

$28,860 46 42
Vatterott College Wichita

Wichita, Kansas

$10,482 NA NA
Washburn University

Topeka, Kansas

$8,594 NA NA
Wichita Area Technical College

Wichita, Kansas

$4,839 NA NA
Wichita State University

Wichita, Kansas

$6,708 46 27
Wright Career College

Overland Park, Kansas

$11,800 NA NA