Best Kansas Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Kansas for 2021

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, Southwestern College 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

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
  • $19,195net price
  • 93%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
Southwestern College
S
Winfield, KS
 
Southwestern College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 1,514enrollment
  • $23,731net price
  • 52%acceptance rate
  • 920-1070SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.44Avg GPA
Baker University
B
Baldwin City, KS
Baker University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 2,769enrollment
  • $23,629net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1170SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA
Friends University
F
Wichita, KS
 
Friends University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 1,926enrollment
  • $20,641net price
  • 46%acceptance rate
  • 950-1150SAT range
  • 19-25ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
University of Saint Mary
S
Leavenworth, KS
 
University of Saint Mary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#5 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 1,254enrollment
  • $21,019net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 960-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.29Avg GPA
Wichita State University
W
Wichita, KS
Wichita State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 15,778enrollment
  • $13,849net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1030-1270SAT range
  • 20-27ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA
Benedictine College
B
Atchison, KS
 
Benedictine College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#7 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 2,124enrollment
  • $24,320net price
  • 97%acceptance rate
  • 1060-1310SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.49*Avg GPA
Newman University
N
Wichita, KS
 
Newman University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 3,373enrollment
  • $16,533net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 985-1190SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA
Pittsburg State University
P
Pittsburg, KS
Pittsburg State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 6,625enrollment
  • $13,847net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • 916-1185SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA
Emporia State University
E
Emporia, KS
Emporia State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 5,796enrollment
  • $14,319net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 950-1055SAT 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
  • $8,668net 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
  • $9,676net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA
Bethany College
B
Lindsborg, KS
 
Bethany College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 891enrollment
  • $19,780net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • -SAT 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
  • $21,785net price
  • 57%acceptance rate
  • 930-1130SAT 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
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
Butler Community College
B
El Dorado, KS
 
Butler Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 8,374enrollment
  • $13,901net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA