Public Colleges in Kansas

The 2022 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 $7,173 for the 2020-2021 academic year. This is a change of $87 from the 2019-2020 average of $7,086 and represents a 1.23% 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 21,816 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 2020-2021 academic year.

Explore Kansas Colleges

School Tuition Rating Value
Manhattan Area Technical College

Manhattan, Kansas

$5,040 NA NA
Neosho County Community College

Chanute, Kansas

$2,618 NA NA
North Central Kansas Technical College

Beloit, Kansas

$5,180 NA NA
Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, Kansas

$5,836 NA NA
Pratt Community College

Pratt, Kansas

$2,048 NA NA
Salina Area Technical College

Salina, Kansas

$6,845 NA NA
Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

Liberal, Kansas

$2,304 NA NA
University of Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas

$10,092 67 76
Washburn University

Topeka, Kansas

$8,652 NA NA
Wichita Area Technical College

Wichita, Kansas

$4,522 NA NA
Wichita State University

Wichita, Kansas

$6,843 48 27