Kansas Out of State Tuition Ranking

The Cheapest Colleges in Kansas by Out of State Tuition for 2021

Cheapest Colleges in Kansas by Out of State Tuition

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 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 out of 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 out of state tuition list price for the 2018/2019 school year.

What is the cheapest college in Kansas? Leading the colleges list is Donnelly College in Kansas City with an out of state tuition of $7,440.

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 Tuition
College Out of State Tuition Rating Value
#1 Donnelly College

Kansas City, Private Not For Profit

$7,440 NA NA
#2 Central Baptist Theological Seminary

Shawnee, Private Not For Profit

$8,640 NA NA
#3 University of Phoenix Wichita Campus

Wichita, Private For Profit

$9,480 NA NA
#4 Fort Hays State University

Hays, Public Not For Profit

$14,070 NA NA
#5 Cleveland Chiropractic College

Overland Park, Private Not For Profit

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

Overland Park, Private For Profit

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

Wichita, Private For Profit

$15,000 NA NA
#8 Wichita State University

Wichita, Public Not For Profit

$15,890 46 27
#9 Manhattan Christian College

Manhattan, Private Not For Profit

$15,950 33 4
#10 Barclay College

Haviland, Private Not For Profit

$16,000 NA NA
#11 Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, Public Not For Profit

$17,038 40 17
#12 Emporia State University

Emporia, Public Not For Profit

$19,071 39 21
#13 Washburn University

Topeka, Public Not For Profit

$19,346 NA NA
#14 Central Christian College of Kansas

McPherson, Private Not For Profit

$19,650 NA NA
#15 Kansas State University

Manhattan, Public Not For Profit

$25,251 NA NA
#16 Sterling College

Sterling, Private Not For Profit

$26,000 43 38
#17 University of Kansas

Lawrence, Public Not For Profit

$26,960 67 73
#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