College Costs in Kansas

The 2024 Directory of Kansas Colleges and Prices

Kansas Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2024

How much does it cost to attend college in Kansas?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Kansas was $12,844 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $2,286 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Kansas in the middle of the pack as the 30th most expensive state or district to attend college. This is a change of $229 from the 2019-2020 average of $12,615 and represents a 1.82% annual increase in tuition costs. The list of Kansas colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

This analysis surveyed tuition data from the 61 colleges and universities in Kansas, the most popular being University of Kansas with 22,123 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $10,092. Southwestern College is the most expensive in Kansas with an in-state tuition of $34,750.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.


61 results

University of Kansas
K
Lawrence, KS

University of Kansas

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

$10,092 Tuition

#1 Best Value in Kansas

  • 26,780enrollment
  • $20,054net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1330SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

Kansas State University
K
Manhattan, KS

Kansas State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$9,489 Tuition

 

  • 20,229enrollment
  • $18,494net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.77Avg GPA

Wichita State University
W
Wichita, KS

Wichita State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$6,843 Tuition

#2 Best Public Universities in Kansas

  • 15,394enrollment
  • $14,357net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 983-1220SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

Baker University
B
Baldwin City, KS

Baker University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$31,000 Tuition

#2 Best Value Colleges in Kansas

  • 2,364enrollment
  • $23,243net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 970-1130SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA

Johnson County Community College
J
Overland Park, KS
 

Johnson County Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$2,304 Tuition

 

  • 16,643enrollment
  • $12,974net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Pittsburg State University
P
Pittsburg, KS

Pittsburg State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,836 Tuition

 

  • 6,017enrollment
  • $14,006net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Emporia State University
E
Emporia, KS

Emporia State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$5,278 Tuition

 

  • 5,615enrollment
  • $14,437net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.41Avg GPA

Benedictine College
B
Atchison, KS
 

Benedictine College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$31,830 Tuition

#3 Best Private Colleges in Kansas

  • 2,287enrollment
  • $27,364net price
  • 98%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1350SAT range
  • 22-30ACT range
  • 3.57Avg GPA

Washburn University
W
Topeka, KS
 

Washburn University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$8,762 Tuition

 

  • 5,657enrollment
  • $14,198net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

Southwestern College
S
Winfield, KS
 

Southwestern College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$34,750 Tuition

#3 Best Colleges in Kansas

  • 1,282enrollment
  • $25,012net price
  • 69%acceptance rate
  • 920-1110SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 22

Newman University
N
Wichita, KS
 

Newman University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$32,400 Tuition

 

  • 2,617enrollment
  • $18,545net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

Butler Community College
B
El Dorado, KS
 

Butler Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,900 Tuition

 

  • 7,008enrollment
  • $13,555net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Hutchinson Community College
H
Hutchinson, KS

Hutchinson Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$2,850 Tuition

 

  • 5,114enrollment
  • $7,673net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.21Avg GPA

Ottawa University Ottawa
O
Ottawa, KS
 

Ottawa University Ottawa

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

$33,380 Tuition

 

  • 879enrollment
  • $27,504net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 800-1160SAT range
  • 16-19ACT range
  • 3.12Avg GPA

McPherson College
M
McPherson, KS
 

McPherson College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$31,396 Tuition

 

  • 842enrollment
  • $23,872net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.33Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Bethany College
B
Lindsborg, KS
 

Bethany College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$29,200 Tuition

 

  • 737enrollment
  • $26,040net price
  • 72%acceptance rate
  • 810-1015SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

University of Saint Mary
S
Leavenworth, KS
 

University of Saint Mary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$30,580 Tuition

#4 Best Private Colleges in Kansas

  • 1,280enrollment
  • $22,029net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • 870-1060SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.36Avg GPA

Fort Hays State University
F
Hays, KS
 

Fort Hays State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$4,140 Tuition

 

  • 14,102enrollment
  • $13,379net price
  • 90%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA