Colleges in Kansas

Kansas has 35 private and 8 public 4-year colleges that enroll 105,791 freshman students every year. The average tuition of public colleges is $6,801 (for in-state students) and $18,738 (for out-of-state students). The private colleges charge around $16,943 per year in tuition regardless of residency.

In the 2016-2017 academic year, the state of Kansas provided $4,678,341 in financial aid to 2,597 students who enrolled in 4-year colleges for the first time as undergraduates, while the colleges themselves awarded $81,567,217 in grant and scholarships to 11,371 students.

Kansas receives less than 1% of the total pell grant allotment from the federal government. In 2016-2017 academic year, 5,920 4-year colleges freshmen were awarded a total amount of $25,100,268 in pell grant ($4,459 per student on average) and 9,632 students received a total amount of $57,330,480 in the form of student loan from the federal government ($6,147 per student on average).

4-year Colleges in Kansas

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Baker University

Location: Baldwin City, KS

Private
not for profit
$21,680 $27,600 $27,600
78%
Barclay College

Location: Haviland, KS

Private
not for profit
$13,343 $12,500 $12,500
67%
Benedictine College

Location: Atchison, KS

Private
not for profit
$24,816 $26,730 $26,730
69%
Bethany College

Location: Lindsborg, KS

Private
not for profit
$24,236 $26,010 $26,010
64%
Bethel College-North Newton

Location: North Newton, KS

Private
not for profit
$22,082 $26,680 $26,680
56%
Brown Mackie College-Salina

Location: Salina, KS

Private
for profit
Central Baptist Theological Seminary

Location: Shawnee, KS

Private
not for profit
$8,640 $8,640
Central Christian College of Kansas

Location: McPherson, KS

Private
not for profit
$20,139
54%
Cleveland University-Kansas City

Location: Overland Park, KS

Private
not for profit
$37,161 $14,400 $14,400
Open admission
Donnelly College

Location: Kansas City, KS

Private
not for profit
$10,116 $6,600 $6,600
Open admission
Emporia State University

Location: Emporia, KS

Public $12,939 $4,893 $18,106
87%
Fort Hays State University

Location: Hays, KS

Public $11,993 $3,789 $13,331
91%
Friends University

Location: Wichita, KS

Private
not for profit
$19,644 $26,550 $26,550
55%
Grantham University

Location: Lenexa, KS

Private
for profit
$12,766
Open admission
Haskell Indian Nations University

Location: Lawrence, KS

Public $3,893
86%
Hesston College

Location: Hesston, KS

Private
not for profit
$20,178 $25,382 $25,382
Open admission
Kansas Christian College

Location: Overland Park, KS

Private
not for profit
$6,313 $6,600 $6,600
Open admission
Kansas State University

Location: Manhattan, KS

Public $16,431 $9,012 $23,913
94%
Kansas Wesleyan University

Location: Salina, KS

Private
not for profit
$23,585 $28,000 $28,000
55%
Manhattan Christian College

Location: Manhattan, KS

Private
not for profit
$12,156 $14,496 $14,496
60%
McPherson College

Location: McPherson, KS

Private
not for profit
$20,522 $25,788 $25,788
57%
MidAmerica Nazarene University

Location: Olathe, KS

Private
not for profit
$18,414 $27,650 $27,650
52%
National American University-Overland Park

Location: Overland Park, KS

Private
for profit
$12,960 $12,960
Open admission
National American University-Wichita

Location: Wichita, KS

Private
for profit
$12,960 $12,960
Open admission
National American University-Wichita West

Location: Wichita, KS

Private
for profit
$12,960 $12,960
Open admission
Newman University

Location: Wichita, KS

Private
not for profit
$14,218 $26,416 $26,416
58%
Ottawa University-Kansas City

Location: Overland Park, KS

Private
not for profit
Open admission
Ottawa University-Online

Location: Ottawa, KS

Private
not for profit
Open admission
Ottawa University-Ottawa

Location: Ottawa, KS

Private
not for profit
$20,565 $26,194 $26,194
50%
Pittsburg State University

Location: Pittsburg, KS

Public $12,967 $5,396 $16,148
87%
Rasmussen College-Kansas

Location: Topeka, KS

Private
for profit
$18,950 $9,360 $9,360
Open admission
Saint Paul School of Theology

Location: Leawood, KS

Private
not for profit
Southwestern College

Location: Winfield, KS

Private
not for profit
$22,112 $27,100 $27,100
92%
Sterling College

Location: Sterling, KS

Private
not for profit
$19,219 $23,400 $23,400
37%
Tabor College

Location: Hillsboro, KS

Private
not for profit
$22,420 $25,700 $25,700
56%
The Art Institutes International–Kansas City

Location: Lenexa, KS

Private
for profit
University of Kansas

Location: Lawrence, KS

Public $18,014 $10,485 $27,269
93%
University of Saint Mary

Location: Leavenworth, KS

Private
not for profit
$19,455 $25,900 $25,900
49%
Washburn University

Location: Topeka, KS

Public $11,604 $7,644 $17,276
Open admission
Wichita State University

Location: Wichita, KS

Public $14,175 $6,385 $15,124
86%

2-year Colleges in Kansas

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Allen County Community College

Location: Iola, KS

Public $7,138 $1,800 $1,800
Open admission
Barton County Community College

Location: Great Bend, KS

Public $9,519 $2,304 $3,296
Open admission
Brown Mackie College-Kansas City

Location: Lenexa, KS

Private
for profit
Bryan University

Location: Topeka, KS

Private
for profit
$20,197
Open admission
Butler Community College

Location: El Dorado, KS

Public $7,667 $2,340 $4,140
Open admission
Cloud County Community College

Location: Concordia, KS

Public $5,686 $2,220 $2,370
Open admission
Coffeyville Community College

Location: Coffeyville, KS

Public $5,374 $1,120 $2,688
Open admission
Colby Community College

Location: Colby, KS

Public $7,784 $2,100 $3,720
Open admission
Cowley County Community College

Location: Arkansas City, KS

Public $9,114 $2,015 $3,472
Open admission
Dodge City Community College

Location: Dodge City, KS

Public $7,078 $1,410 $1,650
Open admission
Flint Hills Technical College

Location: Emporia, KS

Public $14,885 $3,840 $3,840
Open admission
Fort Scott Community College

Location: Fort Scott, KS

Public $6,476 $1,500 $3,180
Open admission
Garden City Community College

Location: Garden City, KS

Public $7,147 $1,824 $2,432
Open admission
Highland Community College

Location: Highland, KS

Public $7,006 $2,218 $2,218
Open admission
Hutchinson Community College

Location: Hutchinson, KS

Public $7,602 $2,688 $3,680
Open admission
Independence Community College

Location: Independence, KS

Public $3,570 $1,904 $3,184
Open admission
Johnson County Community College

Location: Overland Park, KS

Public $7,886 $2,820 $6,120
Open admission
Kansas City Kansas Community College

Location: Kansas City, KS

Public $12,563 $2,580 $7,380
Open admission
Labette Community College

Location: Parsons, KS

Public $7,188 $1,470 $1,470
Open admission
Manhattan Area Technical College

Location: Manhattan, KS

Public $11,270 $4,290 $4,290
Open admission
Neosho County Community College

Location: Chanute, KS

Public $8,723 $2,278 $2,278
Open admission
North Central Kansas Technical College

Location: Beloit, KS

Public $11,961 $3,996 $3,996
Open admission
Northwest Kansas Technical College

Location: Goodland, KS

Public $12,626 $16,600 $16,600
Open admission
Pinnacle Career Institute-Lawrence

Location: Lawrence, KS

Private
for profit
$14,254 $15,765 $15,765
Open admission
Pratt Community College

Location: Pratt, KS

Public $7,638 $1,888 $2,176
Open admission
Salina Area Technical College

Location: Salina, KS

Public $5,917 $4,531 $4,531
Open admission
Seward County Community College

Location: Liberal, KS

Public $7,119 $1,888 $2,976
Open admission
Vatterott College-Wichita

Location: Wichita, KS

Private
for profit
$18,214
Open admission
WellSpring School of Allied Health-Lawrence

Location: Lawrence, KS

Private
for profit
$11,503 $16,000 $16,000
Open admission
Wichita Area Technical College

Location: Wichita, KS

Public $14,003 $5,649 $7,061
Open admission
Wichita Technical Institute

Location: Wichita, KS

Private
for profit
$18,558 $19,700 $19,700
Open admission

Vocational & Trade Schools in Kansas

College Name College Type Net Price Tuition and Fees Acceptance rate
Bellus Academy

Location: Manhattan, KS

Private
for profit
$25,190 $18,645
Open admission
Crave Beauty Academy

Location: Wichita, KS

Private
for profit
$11,672 $14,700
Open admission
Entourage Institute of Beauty and Esthetics

Location: Lenexa, KS

Private
for profit
$18,056 $15,223
Open admission
Eric Fisher Academy

Location: Wichita, KS

Private
for profit
$13,655 $16,700
Open admission
Hays Academy of Hair Design

Location: Hays, KS

Private
for profit
$13,208 $13,200
Open admission
Hays Academy of Hair Design

Location: Salina, KS

Private
for profit
$11,167 $13,200
Open admission
La Baron Hairdressing Academy-Overland Park

Location: Overland Park, KS

Private
for profit
$13,100
Open admission
Mitsu Sato Hair Academy

Location: Overland Park, KS

Private
for profit
$10,568 $15,515
Open admission
Old Town Barber College-Wichita

Location: Wichita, KS

Private
for profit
$12,316 $15,850
Open admission
Paul Mitchell the School-Overland Park

Location: Overland Park, KS

Private
for profit
$13,727 $15,500
Open admission
Paul Mitchell the School-Wichita

Location: Wichita, KS

Private
for profit
$22,662 $16,070
Open admission
Washburn Institute of Technology

Location: Topeka, KS

Public $12,221
57%
Z Hair Academy

Location: Overland Park, KS

Private
for profit
$8,170 $15,000
Open admission