Kansas In State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Kansas by In State Total Cost for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Kansas by In State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university and you are a resident of Kansas these are the least expensive in state colleges to consider.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published in state total cost. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state total cost with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeCalc best value colleges in Kansas list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

Total cost may factor in an estimated off-campus living expense if a school doens't provide housing. This estimate may vary widely by college. To view a rank by academic fees alone please see our Kansas tuition ranking.

The most affordable four year colleges in Kansas are listed by one year's in state total cost list price for the 2018/2019 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the cheapest college in Kansas? Leading the colleges list is Fort Hays State University in Hays with an in state total cost of $14,490.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2019/2020 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2019/2020 academic year.

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Kansas's Cheapest Colleges by In State Total Cost
College In State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 Fort Hays State University

Hays, Public Not For Profit

$14,490 NA NA
#2 Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, Public Not For Profit

$16,334 40 17
#3 University of Phoenix Wichita Campus

Wichita, Private For Profit

$16,400 NA NA
#4 Emporia State University

Emporia, Public Not For Profit

$17,205 39 21
#5 Donnelly College

Kansas City, Private Not For Profit

$18,900 NA NA
#6 Washburn University

Topeka, Public Not For Profit

$19,103 NA NA
#7 Kansas State University

Manhattan, Public Not For Profit

$21,234 NA NA
#8 Wichita State University

Wichita, Public Not For Profit

$22,168 46 27
#9 National American University Wichita

Wichita, Private For Profit

$23,514 NA NA
#10 National American University Overland Park

Overland Park, Private For Profit

$23,559 NA NA
#11 Central Baptist Theological Seminary

Shawnee, Private Not For Profit

$23,669 NA NA
#12 University of Kansas

Lawrence, Public Not For Profit

$23,696 67 73
#13 Manhattan Christian College

Manhattan, Private Not For Profit

$28,122 33 4
#14 Central Christian College of Kansas

McPherson, Private Not For Profit

$28,610 NA NA
#15 Barclay College

Haviland, Private Not For Profit

$31,250 NA NA
#16 Cleveland Chiropractic College

Overland Park, Private Not For Profit

$31,798 NA NA
#17 Sterling College

Sterling, Private Not For Profit

$36,962 43 38
#18 Friends University

Wichita, Private Not For Profit

$38,874 47 45
#19 Baker University

Baldwin City, Private Not For Profit

$39,430 54 66
#20 Bethel College North Newton

North Newton, Private Not For Profit

$39,620 51 57