How much does it cost to attend?

In State Kansas Resident Sticker Price
$26,566
In State Costs for University of Kansas
Fee Cost
Tuition$10,092
Books and Supplies$1,076
Other Fees$1,056
Room and Board $11,262
Other Expenses Budget$3,080
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$42,776
Out of State Costs for University of Kansas
Fee Cost
Tuition$26,302
Books and Supplies$1,076
Other Fees$1,056
Room and Board $11,262
Other Expenses Budget$3,080

Residents of Kansas pay an annual total price of $26,566 to attend University of Kansas on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $10,092 for tuition, $11,262 room and board, $1,076 for books and supplies and $1,056 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $42,776 which is 61% higher than Kansas residents. The tuition charge is $26,302 while room and board is $11,262, books and supplies are $1,076 and other fees come in at $1,056.

All price data is sourced from the 2017/2018 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of Kansas when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$18,365
Net Price by Income University of Kansas
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$14,983
$30,001 to $48,000$14,946
$48,001 to $75,000$16,525
$75,001 to $110,000$21,150
$110,000+$22,369

The average reported annual net price for University of Kansas for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $18,365 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid University of Kansas
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $9,205 74%
Pell Grant $4,098 23%
Federal Student Loan $5,560 49%

The average reported annual net price for University of Kansas for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $18,365 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Kansas, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $59,072. The loan balance of $59,072 is a four year multiple of the $14,768 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $613 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.529%.

Example Loan $59,072
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $613.04
Total Interest Paid $14,492.67
Sum of All Loan Payments $73,564.67

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$106,264
Year Kansas Residents Non Residents
1 $26,566 $42,776
2 $27,353 $44,043
3 $28,163 $45,348
4 $28,998 $46,691

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Kansas to be $106,264 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Kansas
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Kansas Residents $336 $1,008 $1,344
Out of State Residents $877 $2,631 $3,508

Estimated cost for a class at University of Kansas based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of Kansas versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Kansas Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155317 IPEDS survey data for University of Kansas.