Kansas Public Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend public college in Kansas?   The average annual in-state four year, public college tuition in Kansas was $7,030 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a change of $733 from the 2015-2016 average of $6,297 and represents a 11.64% 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 23,027 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.

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 - -
Emporia State University
Emporia, 3,715 Students
$5,154 36 61
Flint Hills Technical College
Emporia, 287 Students
$4,000 - -
Fort Hays State University
Hays, 6,458 Students
$3,990 - -
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 - -
Kansas State University
Manhattan, 18,838 Students
$9,375 - -
Labette Community College
Parsons, 661 Students
$1,620 - -