The price of education: Which Kansas schools charge the highest in-state tuition?


Kansas residents pay the highest in-state tuition at Newman University, Southwestern College and Ottawa University-Ottawa, according to an analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the highest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Newman University
Wichita
3,378
$30,750
2
Southwestern College
Winfield
1,306
$30,150
3
Ottawa University-Ottawa
Ottawa
727
$30,050
4
Baker University
City
2,694
$29,830
5
MidAmerica Nazarene University
Olathe
1,888
$29,736
6
Benedictine College
Atchison
2,166
$29,530
7
Kansas Wesleyan University
Salina
791
$29,500
8
McPherson College
McPherson
733
$28,951
9
University of Saint Mary
Leavenworth
1,310
$28,810
10
Bethel College-North Newton
Newton
503
$28,540
11
Friends University
Wichita
1,628
$28,415
12
Tabor College
Hillsboro
770
$28,260
13
Bethany College
Lindsborg
775
$27,850
14
Hesston College
Hesston
440
$26,900
15
Sterling College
Sterling
697
$26,000
16
Bellus Academy
Manhattan
191
$21,424
17
Central Christian College of Kansas
McPherson
865
$20,350
18
Barclay College
Haviland
259
$19,000
19
Northwest Kansas Technical College
Goodland
896
$16,600
20
Eric Fisher Academy
Wichita
171
$16,600
21
Mitsu Sato Hair Academy
Park
35
$16,500
22
Manhattan Christian College
Manhattan
282
$16,260
23
WellSpring School of Allied Health-Lawrence
Lawrence
24
$16,000
24
Wichita Technical Institute
Wichita
938
$16,000
25
Entourage Institute of Beauty and Esthetics
Lenexa
19
$15,965
26
Old Town Barber College-Wichita
Wichita
52
$15,850
27
Z Hair Academy
Park
159
$15,750
28
Paul Mitchell the School-Overland Park
Park
198
$15,500
29
National American University-Garden City
City
48
$15,000
30
National American University-Overland Park
Park
207
$15,000
31
National American University-Wichita
Wichita
130
$15,000
32
Paul Mitchell the School-Wichita
Wichita
158
$14,860
33
Cleveland University-Kansas City
Park
492
$14,800
34
Crave Beauty Academy
Wichita
140
$14,700
35
Hays Academy of Hair Design
Hays
56
$13,300
36
Ottawa University-Online
Ottawa
193
$12,221
37
Ottawa University-Kansas City
Park
396
$12,221
38
University of Kansas
Lawrence
27,625
$11,148
39
Rasmussen College-Kansas
Topeka
376
$10,935
40
Kansas State University
Manhattan
22,795
$10,383
41
Salina Area Technical College
Salina
598
$8,502
42
Washburn University
Topeka
6,691
$8,312
43
Wichita State University
Wichita
15,075
$8,270
44
Kansas Christian College
Park
141
$7,690
45
Washburn Institute of Technology
Topeka
1,393
$7,632
46
Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg
6,907
$7,298
47
Donnelly College
City
360
$7,260
48
Emporia State University
Emporia
5,732
$6,758
49
Manhattan Area Technical College
Manhattan
922
$6,750
50
Grantham University
Lenexa
9,303
$6,540
51
North Central Kansas Technical College
Beloit
853
$6,144
52
Flint Hills Technical College
Emporia
1,137
$6,040
53
Wichita Area Technical College
Wichita
4,267
$6,037
54
Fort Hays State University
Hays
15,100
$5,130
55
Neosho County Community College
Chanute
1,977
$4,794
56
Independence Community College
Independence
897
$4,219
57
Allen County Community College
Iola
2,556
$3,808
58
Colby Community College
Colby
1,345
$3,758
59
Highland Community College
Highland
3,260
$3,625
60
Pratt Community College
Pratt
1,114
$3,588
61
Barton County Community College
Bend
4,228
$3,584
62
Hutchinson Community College
Hutchinson
5,854
$3,520
63
Butler Community College
Dorado
8,828
$3,510
64
Fort Scott Community College
Scott
1,792
$3,330
65
Cowley County Community College
City
2,875
$3,300
66
Kansas City Kansas Community College
City
5,825
$3,300
67
Johnson County Community College
Park
18,638
$3,300
68
Dodge City Community College
City
1,773
$3,270
69
Garden City Community College
City
2,064
$3,240
70
Seward County Community College
Liberal
1,746
$3,200
71
Labette Community College
Parsons
2,005
$3,060
72
Coffeyville Community College
Coffeyville
1,802
$2,304
73
Coffeyville Technical Campus
Coffeyville
--
$2,304
74
Columbus Technical Campus
Columbus
--
$2,304
75
Haskell Indian Nations University
Lawrence
806
$480

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Organizations in this Story

Allen County Community College Baker University Barclay College Barton County Community College Bellus Academy Benedictine College Bethany College Bethel College-North Newton Butler Community College Central Christian College of Kansas Cleveland University-Kansas City Coffeyville Community College Coffeyville Technical Campus Colby Community College Columbus Technical Campus Cowley County Community College Crave Beauty Academy Dodge City Community College Donnelly College Emporia State University Entourage Institute of Beauty and Esthetics Eric Fisher Academy Flint Hills Technical College Fort Hays State University Fort Scott Community College Friends University Garden City Community College Grantham University Haskell Indian Nations University Hays Academy of Hair Design Hesston College Highland Community College Hutchinson Community College Independence Community College Johnson County Community College Kansas Christian College Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas State University Kansas Wesleyan University Labette Community College Manhattan Area Technical College Manhattan Christian College McPherson College MidAmerica Nazarene University Mitsu Sato Hair Academy National American University-Garden City National American University-Overland Park National American University-Wichita Neosho County Community College Newman University North Central Kansas Technical College Northwest Kansas Technical College Old Town Barber College-Wichita Ottawa University-Kansas City Ottawa University-Online Ottawa University-Ottawa Paul Mitchell the School-Overland Park Paul Mitchell the School-Wichita Pittsburg State University Pratt Community College Rasmussen College-Kansas Salina Area Technical College Seward County Community College Southwestern College Sterling College Tabor College University of Kansas University of Saint Mary Washburn Institute of Technology Washburn University WellSpring School of Allied Health-Lawrence Wichita Area Technical College Wichita State University Wichita Technical Institute Z Hair Academy

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