Kansas In State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Kansas by In State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Kansas by In State Tuition

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 tuition. 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 tuition 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.

The most affordable four year colleges in Kansas are listed by one year's in state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Kansas? Leading the colleges list is Fort Hays State University in Hays with an in state tuition of $3,990.

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 Tuition
College In State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Fort Hays State University

Hays, Public Not For Profit

$3,990 NA NA
#2 Emporia State University

Emporia, Public Not For Profit

$5,154 39 21
#3 Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, Public Not For Profit

$5,694 40 17
#4 Wichita State University

Wichita, Public Not For Profit

$6,708 46 27
#5 Donnelly College

Kansas City, Private Not For Profit

$7,440 NA NA
#6 Washburn University

Topeka, Public Not For Profit

$8,594 NA NA
#7 Central Baptist Theological Seminary

Shawnee, Private Not For Profit

$8,640 NA NA
#8 Kansas State University

Manhattan, Public Not For Profit

$9,375 NA NA
#9 University of Phoenix Wichita Campus

Wichita, Private For Profit

$9,480 NA NA
#10 University of Kansas

Lawrence, Public Not For Profit

$10,092 67 73
#11 Cleveland Chiropractic College

Overland Park, Private Not For Profit

$14,400 NA NA
#12 National American University Overland Park

Overland Park, Private For Profit

$15,000 NA NA
#13 National American University Wichita

Wichita, Private For Profit

$15,000 NA NA
#14 Manhattan Christian College

Manhattan, Private Not For Profit

$15,950 33 4
#15 Barclay College

Haviland, Private Not For Profit

$16,000 NA NA
#16 Central Christian College of Kansas

McPherson, Private Not For Profit

$19,650 NA NA
#17 Sterling College

Sterling, Private Not For Profit

$26,000 43 38
#18 Bethany College

Lindsborg, Private Not For Profit

$27,770 26 9
#19 Tabor College

Hillsboro, Private Not For Profit

$28,400 49 38
#20 University of Saint Mary

Leavenworth, Private Not For Profit

$28,860 46 42
#21 Friends University

Wichita, Private Not For Profit

$28,944 47 45
#22 Ottawa University Ottawa

Ottawa, Private Not For Profit

$28,980 46 33
#23 McPherson College

McPherson, Private Not For Profit

$29,146 42 23
#24 Bethel College North Newton

North Newton, Private Not For Profit

$29,150 51 57
#25 Baker University

Baldwin City, Private Not For Profit

$29,300 54 66
#26 Kansas Wesleyan University

Salina, Private Not For Profit

$29,500 42 32
#27 Benedictine College

Atchison, Private Not For Profit

$29,730 46 35
#28 Newman University

Wichita, Private Not For Profit

$30,386 45 62
#29 MidAmerica Nazarene University

Olathe, Private Not For Profit

$31,036 NA NA
#30 Southwestern College

Winfield, Private Not For Profit

$31,500 56 63