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 $12,844 from the 2019-2020 average of $0 and represents a ?% 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

Garden City Community College
G
Garden City, KS
 

Garden City Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,860 Tuition

 

  • 1,962enrollment
  • $6,408net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA

Sterling College
S
Sterling, KS
 

Sterling College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$27,000 Tuition

 

  • 700enrollment
  • $24,068net price
  • 47%acceptance rate
  • 996-1166SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.46Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 17

Coffeyville Community College
C
Coffeyville, KS
 

Coffeyville Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,248 Tuition

 

  • 1,402enrollment
  • $6,183net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Friends University
F
Wichita, KS
 

Friends University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$30,264 Tuition

#6 Best Private Colleges in Kansas

  • 1,692enrollment
  • $21,609net price
  • 58%acceptance rate
  • 960-1140SAT range
  • 18-24ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Hesston College
H
Hesston, KS
 

Hesston College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$27,984 Tuition

 

  • 331enrollment
  • $19,753net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

Kansas City Kansas Community College
K
Kansas City, KS
 

Kansas City Kansas Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,640 Tuition

 

  • 4,877enrollment
  • $13,043net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Kansas Wesleyan University
K
Salina, KS

Kansas Wesleyan University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$31,020 Tuition

 

  • 812enrollment
  • $24,196net price
  • 68%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.34Avg GPA

Dodge City Community College
D
Dodge City, KS
 

Dodge City Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$1,410 Tuition

 

  • 1,731enrollment
  • $7,248net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Independence Community College
I
Independence, KS
 

Independence Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,100 Tuition

 

  • 901enrollment
  • $7,506net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Manhattan Area Technical College
M
Manhattan, KS
 

Manhattan Area Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$5,250 Tuition

 

  • 896enrollment
  • $11,201net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Cloud County Community College
C
Concordia, KS
 

Cloud County Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,340 Tuition

 

  • 1,531enrollment
  • $10,461net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Sep 11

Barclay College
B
Haviland, KS
 

Barclay College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$18,000 Tuition

 

  • 199enrollment
  • $23,687net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Sep 1

Wichita Area Technical College
W
Wichita, KS
 

Wichita Area Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$4,558 Tuition

 

  • 4,834enrollment
  • $11,253net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Tabor College
T
Hillsboro, KS

Tabor College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$33,400 Tuition

 

  • 688enrollment
  • $22,940net price
  • 54%acceptance rate
  • 900-1100SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.23Avg GPA

Wright Career College
W
Overland Park, Kansas
 

Wright Career College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$11,800 Tuition

 

  • 872enrollment
  • $13,915net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Highland Community College
H
Highland, KS
 

Highland Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,810 Tuition

 

  • 2,640enrollment
  • $6,554net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 20

Neosho County Community College
N
Chanute, KS
 

Neosho County Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$2,618 Tuition

 

  • 1,639enrollment
  • $9,503net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

MidAmerica Nazarene University
M
Olathe, KS
 

MidAmerica Nazarene University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$33,090 Tuition

#1 Best Private Colleges in Kansas

  • 1,584enrollment
  • $29,406net price
  • 65%acceptance rate
  • 820-990SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.28Avg GPA

Cleveland Chiropractic College
C
Overland Park, KS
 

Cleveland Chiropractic College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$14,840 Tuition

 

  • 628enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Bethel College North Newton
B
North Newton, KS

Bethel College North Newton

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$30,924 Tuition

 

  • 485enrollment
  • $22,831net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 990-1160SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

Bryan University Topeka
B
Topeka, KS
 

Bryan University Topeka

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$13,810 Tuition

 

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

Central Christian College of Kansas
C
McPherson, KS
 

Central Christian College of Kansas

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$19,600 Tuition

 

  • 570enrollment
  • $14,258net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.24Avg GPA

Barton County Community College
B
Great Bend, KS
 

Barton County Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,368 Tuition

#3 Best Value Colleges in Kansas

  • 3,748enrollment
  • $8,008net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Pratt Community College
P
Pratt, KS
 

Pratt Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,112 Tuition

 

  • 1,125enrollment
  • $9,525net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Cowley County Community College
C
Arkansas City, KS
 

Cowley County Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,040 Tuition

 

  • 2,407enrollment
  • $7,168net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.94Avg GPA

Manhattan Christian College
M
Manhattan, KS
 

Manhattan Christian College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

$16,680 Tuition

 

  • 158enrollment
  • $22,304net price
  • 48%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • 17-25ACT range
  • 3.24Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

Allen County Community College
A
Iola, KS
 

Allen County Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,680 Tuition

 

  • 2,090enrollment
  • $8,579net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 24

Labette Community College
L
Parsons, KS
 

Labette Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,728 Tuition

 

  • 1,453enrollment
  • $7,241net 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

$11,772 Tuition

 

  • 149enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Brown Mackie College Kansas City
B
Lenexa, KS
 

Brown Mackie College Kansas City

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$11,772 Tuition

 

  • 171enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Fort Scott Community College
F
Fort Scott, KS
 

Fort Scott Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,860 Tuition

 

  • 1,646enrollment
  • $4,971net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

North Central Kansas Technical College
N
Beloit, KS
 

North Central Kansas Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$5,348 Tuition

 

  • 884enrollment
  • $12,518net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Pinnacle Career Institute Lawrence
P
Lawrence, KS
 

Pinnacle Career Institute Lawrence

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$13,703 Tuition

 

  • 72enrollment
  • $24,548net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Donnelly College
D
Kansas City, KS
 

Donnelly College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$8,256 Tuition

 

  • 345enrollment
  • $13,833net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Central Baptist Theological Seminary
C
Shawnee, KS
 

Central Baptist Theological Seminary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$8,640 Tuition

 

  • 359enrollment
  • $30,567net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Salina Area Technical College
S
Salina, KS
 

Salina Area Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$5,961 Tuition

 

  • 852enrollment
  • $9,579net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Seward County Community College and Area Technical School
S
Liberal, KS
 

Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,304 Tuition

 

  • 1,664enrollment
  • $8,042net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

University of Phoenix Wichita Campus
P
Wichita, Kansas
 

University of Phoenix Wichita Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$9,480 Tuition

 

  • 148enrollment
  • $19,278net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Vatterott College Wichita
V
Wichita, KS
 

Vatterott College Wichita

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$10,482 Tuition

 

  • 46enrollment
  • $19,357net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

National American University Overland Park
N
Overland Park, KS
 

National American University Overland Park

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

$15,000 Tuition

 

  • 254enrollment
  • $19,115net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

National American University Wichita
N
Wichita, KS
 

National American University Wichita

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$15,000 Tuition

 

  • 95enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Colby Community College
C
Colby, KS
 

Colby Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,595 Tuition

 

  • 1,317enrollment
  • $9,655net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.96Avg GPA

Flint Hills Technical College
F
Emporia, KS
 

Flint Hills Technical College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$4,160 Tuition

 

  • 1,365enrollment
  • $15,008net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 30