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Kansas Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend community college in Kansas?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Kansas was $5,301 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $146 from the 2015-2016 average of $5,155 and represents a 2.83% annual increase. The list of Kansas community colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Community colleges, also known as junior colleges, provide an excellent money saving opportunity for those concerned with college costs. Many students are choosing to begin their education at community colleges for two years, taking advantage of their lower cost. Then after two years transferring to a full four year institution to pursue a full bachelors degree or higher. Most community colleges also have the benefit of open admission policies.  

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 24 community colleges and universities in Kansas, the most popular being Johnson County Community College with 5,551 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $2,820. Salina Area Technical College is the most expensive community school in Kansas with an in-state tuition of $6,428.

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.

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, 1,030 Students
$1,920 - -
Barton County Community College
Great Bend, 890 Students
$2,368 - -
Butler Community College
El Dorado, 3,518 Students
$2,520 - -
Cloud County Community College
Concordia, 789 Students
$2,340 - -
Coffeyville Community College
Coffeyville, 1,157 Students
$1,120 - -
Colby Community College
Colby, 641 Students
$2,438 - -
Cowley County Community College
Arkansas City, 1,449 Students
$1,950 - -
Dodge City Community College
Dodge City, 841 Students
$1,470 - -
Flint Hills Technical College
Emporia, 287 Students
$4,000 - -
Fort Scott Community College
Fort Scott, 883 Students
$1,860 - -
Garden City Community College
Garden City, 1,144 Students
$1,830 - -
Highland Community College
Highland, 1,066 Students
$2,346 - -
Hutchinson Community College
Hutchinson, 2,055 Students
$2,848 - -
Independence Community College
Independence, 516 Students
$1,920 - -
Johnson County Community College
Overland Park, 5,551 Students
$2,820 - -
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Kansas City, 1,962 Students
$2,640 - -
Labette Community College
Parsons, 661 Students
$1,620 - -
Manhattan Area Technical College
Manhattan, 318 Students
$5,100 - -
Neosho County Community College
Chanute, 725 Students
$2,482 - -
North Central Kansas Technical College
Beloit, 436 Students
$4,284 - -