Kansas Out of State Total Cost Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Kansas by Out of State Total Cost for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Kansas by Out of State Total Cost

If you're looking for an affordable university in Kansas but aren't a state resident, these are the least expensive out of state colleges to consider. Additionally, if you are a foreign citizen and cannot qualify for in-state tuition, these are the cheapest universities in Kansas for international students.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published out of 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 out of 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 out of 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 University of Phoenix Wichita Campus in Wichita with an out of state total cost of $16,400.

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 Out of State Total Cost
College Out of State Total Cost Rating Value
#1 University of Phoenix Wichita Campus

Wichita, Private For Profit

$16,400 NA NA
#2 Donnelly College

Kansas City, Private Not For Profit

$18,900 NA NA
#3 National American University Wichita

Wichita, Private For Profit

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

Overland Park, Private For Profit

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

Shawnee, Private Not For Profit

$23,669 NA NA
#6 Fort Hays State University

Hays, Public Not For Profit

$24,570 NA NA
#7 Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, Public Not For Profit

$27,678 40 17
#8 Manhattan Christian College

Manhattan, Private Not For Profit

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

McPherson, Private Not For Profit

$28,610 NA NA
#10 Washburn University

Topeka, Public Not For Profit

$29,855 NA NA
#11 Emporia State University

Emporia, Public Not For Profit

$31,122 39 21
#12 Barclay College

Haviland, Private Not For Profit

$31,250 NA NA
#13 Wichita State University

Wichita, Public Not For Profit

$31,350 46 27
#14 Cleveland Chiropractic College

Overland Park, Private Not For Profit

$31,798 NA NA
#15 Sterling College

Sterling, Private Not For Profit

$36,962 43 38
#16 Kansas State University

Manhattan, Public Not For Profit

$37,110 NA NA
#17 Friends University

Wichita, Private Not For Profit

$38,874 47 45
#18 Baker University

Baldwin City, Private Not For Profit

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

North Newton, Private Not For Profit

$39,620 51 57
#20 Tabor College

Hillsboro, Private Not For Profit

$40,535 49 38
#21 McPherson College

McPherson, Private Not For Profit

$40,560 42 23
#22 University of Kansas

Lawrence, Public Not For Profit

$40,564 67 73
#23 Southwestern College

Winfield, Private Not For Profit

$40,760 56 63
#24 Kansas Wesleyan University

Salina, Private Not For Profit

$40,820 42 32
#25 University of Saint Mary

Leavenworth, Private Not For Profit

$40,970 46 42
#26 Newman University

Wichita, Private Not For Profit

$41,820 45 62
#27 Benedictine College

Atchison, Private Not For Profit

$42,180 46 35
#28 MidAmerica Nazarene University

Olathe, Private Not For Profit

$42,312 NA NA
#29 Ottawa University Ottawa

Ottawa, Private Not For Profit

$42,900 46 33
#30 Bethany College

Lindsborg, Private Not For Profit

$43,475 26 9