Public Colleges in Kansas

The 2023 Directory of Kansas Public Colleges and Costs

Kansas Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2022

How much does it cost to attend public college in Kansas?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Kansas was $7,205 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is a change of $119 from the 2019-2020 average of $7,086 and represents a 1.68% annual increase. The list of Kansas public colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating. Public schools are partially funded by the taxpayers of Kansas and usually offer lower tuition to in-state residents.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 31 public 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. University of Kansas is the most expensive public school in Kansas with an in-state tuition of $10,092.

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
Emporia State University

Emporia, Kansas

$5,278 NA NA
Flint Hills Technical College

Emporia, Kansas

$4,160 NA NA
Fort Hays State University

Hays, Kansas

$4,140 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
Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kansas

$9,489 NA NA
Labette Community College

Parsons, Kansas

$1,728 NA NA