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 23,006 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $9,818. University of Kansas is the most expensive public school in Kansas with an in-state tuition of $9,818.

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, 982 Students
$1,920 - -
Barton County Community College
Great Bend, 1,522 Students
$2,304 - -
Butler Community College
El Dorado, 4,068 Students
$2,340 - -
Cloud County Community College
Concordia, 811 Students
$2,280 - -
Coffeyville Community College
Coffeyville, 1,007 Students
$1,120 - -
Colby Community College
Colby, 572 Students
$2,310 - -
Cowley County Community College
Arkansas City, 1,424 Students
$2,015 - -
Dodge City Community College
Dodge City, 951 Students
$1,470 - -
Emporia State University
Emporia, 3,884 Students
$5,027 35 65
Flint Hills Technical College
Emporia, 318 Students
$4,000 - -
Fort Hays State University
Hays, 6,439 Students
$3,900 - -
Fort Scott Community College
Fort Scott, 854 Students
$1,500 - -
Garden City Community College
Garden City, 1,126 Students
$1,952 - -
Highland Community College
Highland, 1,189 Students
$2,281 - -
Hutchinson Community College
Hutchinson, 2,322 Students
$2,784 - -
Independence Community College
Independence, 544 Students
$1,920 - -
Johnson County Community College
Overland Park, 6,066 Students
$2,820 - -
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Kansas City, 1,941 Students
$2,580 - -
Kansas State University
Manhattan, 20,156 Students
$9,273 - -
Labette Community College
Parsons, 670 Students
$1,560 - -