The Best Kansas Colleges

The Best Colleges in Kansas for 2023

These are the top ranked public and private four-year colleges in Kansas as ranked by CollegeSimply. Leading the list for 2023 as the best overall college in Kansas is University of Kansas. The top rated public state college is also University of Kansas. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page.


8 results

University of Kansas
K
Lawrence, KS

University of Kansas

Public 4 Year

6 reviews

#1 Best Value in Kansas

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

Applications Due Apr 1

MidAmerica Nazarene University
M
Olathe, KS
 

MidAmerica Nazarene University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Private Colleges in Kansas

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

Southwestern College
S
Winfield, KS
 

Southwestern College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#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 1

Benedictine College
B
Atchison, KS
 

Benedictine College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Kansas

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

Wichita State University
W
Wichita, KS

Wichita State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in Kansas

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

Applications Due Jun 15

University of Saint Mary
S
Leavenworth, KS
 

University of Saint Mary

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#4 Best Private Colleges in Kansas

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

Applications Due Jun 9

Baker University
B
Baldwin City, KS

Baker University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value Colleges in Kansas

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

Applications Due Jul 1

Friends University
F
Wichita, KS
 

Friends University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Kansas

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

Applications Due Aug 24