Best Kansas Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Kansas for 2020

There are 61 colleges and universities in Kansas enrolling 202,627 students. Explore the list of top colleges in Kansas below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Kansas offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

Kansas is home to nationally ranked institutions like University of Kansas, MidAmerica Nazarene University and Baker University. The highest ranked college in Kansas is University of Kansas and the top rated public state college is also University of Kansas.

Local college options can be explored in Wichita and Overland Park or other cities.

61 results found

List of the Best Kansas Colleges

University of Kansas
K
Lawrence, KS
University of Kansas

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 27,690enrollment
  • $18,365net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
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MidAmerica Nazarene University
M
Olathe, KS
 
MidAmerica Nazarene University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 1,875enrollment
  • $19,803net price
  • 59%acceptance rate
  • 910-1140SAT range
  • 18-26ACT range
  • 3.22*Avg GPA
Baker University
B
Baldwin City, KS
Baker University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 2,769enrollment
  • $22,393net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 930-1180SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA
Southwestern College
S
Winfield, KS
 
Southwestern College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 1,514enrollment
  • $22,279net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 910-1080SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA
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University of Saint Mary
S
Leavenworth, KS
 
University of Saint Mary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 1,254enrollment
  • $20,839net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 980-1170SAT range
  • 19-23ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
Pittsburg State University
P
Pittsburg, KS
Pittsburg State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 6,625enrollment
  • $13,841net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 18-28ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Newman University
N
Wichita, KS
 
Newman University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 3,373enrollment
  • $14,663net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1180SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA
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Wichita State University
W
Wichita, KS
Wichita State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 15,778enrollment
  • $13,541net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1290SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA
Benedictine College
B
Atchison, KS
 
Benedictine College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 2,124enrollment
  • $24,766net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1280SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.49*Avg GPA
Friends University
F
Wichita, KS
 
Friends University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 1,926enrollment
  • $21,304net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 920-1090SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
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Emporia State University
E
Emporia, KS
Emporia State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 5,796enrollment
  • $14,013net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 900-1180SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.31Avg GPA
Allen County Community College
A
Iola, KS
 
Allen County Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,540enrollment
  • $7,251net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Barton County Community College
B
Great Bend, KS
 
Barton County Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,237enrollment
  • $9,246net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
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Bethany College
B
Lindsborg, KS
 
Bethany College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 891enrollment
  • $23,856net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • 890-1060SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Bethel College North Newton
B
North Newton, KS
Bethel College North Newton

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 444enrollment
  • $21,519net price
  • 44%acceptance rate
  • 920-1150SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA
Brown Mackie College Kansas City
B
Lenexa, KS
 
Brown Mackie College Kansas City

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 171enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
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Brown Mackie College Salina
B
Salina, KS
 
Brown Mackie College Salina

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 149enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Bryan University Topeka
B
Topeka, KS
 
Bryan University Topeka

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 34enrollment
  • $19,238net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA