Kansas Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Kansas by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 30 colleges in Kansas with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in Kansas? Fort Hays State University tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $5,430. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in Kansas list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

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

List of Kansas Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
Fort Hays State University

Hays, KS

$5,430
Emporia State University

Emporia, KS

$7,001
Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, KS

$7,744
Donnelly College

Kansas City, KS

$8,706
Wichita State University

Wichita, KS

$8,800
Washburn University

Topeka, KS

$8,872
Central Baptist Theological Seminary

Shawnee, KS

$9,140
University of Phoenix Wichita Campus

Wichita, Kansas

$10,240
Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

$10,420
University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

$11,166
Cleveland Chiropractic College

Overland Park, KS

$14,840
National American University Overland Park

Overland Park, KS

$15,000
National American University Wichita

Wichita, KS

$15,000
Manhattan Christian College

Manhattan, KS

$17,605
Central Christian College of Kansas

McPherson, KS

$20,225
Barclay College

Haviland, KS

$23,850
Sterling College

Sterling, KS

$28,500
Friends University

Wichita, KS

$30,864