Community Colleges in Kansas

The 2023 Directory of Kansas Community Colleges and Costs

Kansas Community Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend community college in Kansas?   The average annual in-state two year college tuition in Kansas was $5,398 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $1,659 from the 2019-2020 average of $3,739 and represents a 44.37% 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 4,808 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $2,304. Salina Area Technical College is the most expensive community school in Kansas with an in-state tuition of $5,961.

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
Barton County Community College

Great Bend, Kansas

$2,368 NA NA
Butler Community College

El Dorado, Kansas

$2,900 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
Flint Hills Technical College

Emporia, Kansas

$4,160 NA NA
Fort Scott Community College

Fort Scott, Kansas

$1,860 NA NA
Garden City Community College

Garden City, Kansas

$1,860 NA NA
Highland Community College

Highland, Kansas

$1,810 NA NA
Hutchinson Community College

Hutchinson, Kansas

$2,850 NA NA
Independence Community College

Independence, Kansas

$2,100 NA NA
Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas

$2,304 NA NA
Kansas City Kansas Community College

Kansas City, Kansas

$2,640 NA NA
Labette Community College

Parsons, Kansas

$1,728 NA NA
Manhattan Area Technical College

Manhattan, Kansas

$5,250 NA NA
Neosho County Community College

Chanute, Kansas

$2,618 NA NA
North Central Kansas Technical College

Beloit, Kansas

$5,348 NA NA