Kansas Best Colleges Comparison

View the Kansas Best Colleges Comparison and compare the schools with key academic characteristics such as tuition and test scores to get right decision.
request info

Colleges In Kansas Statistics

There are 88 colleges in Kansas - 34 public and 54 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $15,339 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $12,575. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,030 and the average acceptance rate is 69% for Kansas Best Colleges Comparison.
Next table shows the key academic facts for all colleges in Kansas. You may want to check more statistics and compare all Kansas colleges at Kansas Statistics page.
2019-2020 Colleges In Kansas Statistics
Top 14 colleges in KansasAll colleges in Kansas
Number of Schools14 schools
(7 public, 7 private)
88 schools
(34 public, 54 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$8,387 (in-state)
$24,774 (out-of-state)
$5,577 (in-state)
$15,339 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$8,588 (in-state)
$14,860 (out-of-state)
$8,588 (in-state)
$12,575 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$11,577$7,978
Test Scores1,053 SAT, 22 ACT 1,030 SAT, 21 ACT
Acceptance Rate78.92% 69.35%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)35.75% 39.65%
Population112,482196,758
Undergraduate85,249167,701
Graduate27,23329,057
Graduation Rate49.29%49.20%
Transfer-out Rate25.44%25.16%
Students to Faculty Ratio14.64 to 112.44 to 1

Top Colleges In Kansas Comparison

Next table lists the top 14 colleges in Kansas for academic year 2019-2020. Friends University ranked top in the Kansas Best Colleges Comparison and Pittsburg State University and Baker University follows it. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $24,774 for undergraduate programs $14,860 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in Kansas is 1,053 and the acceptance rate is 78.92%. The average students to faculty ratio is 14.64 to 1 for top colleges in Kansas. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2019-2020 Top colleges in Kansas Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Friends University
Request Info
Private, 4 yearsWichita, KS
$30,120 $17,945 1,67158% 1,050 SAT
21 ACT
12 to 1
2 Pittsburg State University
Request Info
Public, 4 yearsPittsburg, KS
$18,848
($7,504)
$7,608 6,39891% 1,051 SAT
22 ACT
16 to 1
3 Baker University
Request Info
Private, 4 yearsBaldwin City, KS
$30,670 $17,871 2,27993% 1,040 SAT
22 ACT
10 to 1
4 University of Kansas
Request Info
Public, 4 yearsLawrence, KS
$28,034
($11,166)
$9,825 26,74491% 1,195 SAT
26 ACT
17 to 1
5 Southwestern College
Request Info
Private, 4 yearsWinfield, KS
$33,250 $16,509 1,41356% 980 SAT
20 ACT
10 to 1
6 MidAmerica Nazarene University
Request Info
Private, 4 yearsOlathe, KS
$32,872 $18,319 1,63664% 1,025 SAT 10 to 1
7 Newman University
Request Info
Private, 4 yearsWichita, KS
$33,000 $21,105 2,05383% 1,088 SAT
22 ACT
12 to 1
8 University of Saint Mary
Request Info
Private, 4 yearsLeavenworth, KS
$30,800 $18,791 1,22960% 965 SAT
20 ACT
13 to 1
9 Emporia State University
Request Info
Public, 4 yearsEmporia, KS
$21,215
($6,971)
$6,411 5,82886% 1,003 SAT
22 ACT
17 to 1
10 Wichita State University
Request Info
Public, 4 yearsWichita, KS
$17,798
($8,433)
$5,276 14,99980% 1,135 SAT
24 ACT
18 to 1
11 Kansas State University
Request Info
Public, 4 yearsManhattan, KS
$26,316
($10,440)
$6,885 20,85494% - 18 to 1
12 Fort Hays State University
Request Info
Public, 4 yearsHays, KS
$15,870
($5,430)
$4,896 15,03391% - 19 to 1
13 Grantham University
Request Info
Private, 4 yearsLenexa, KS
$8,280 $3,378 6,465- - 18 to 1
14 Washburn University
Request Info
Public, 4 yearsTopeka, KS
$19,766
($8,762)
$7,254 5,880- - 15 to 1
Average$24,774
($8,387)
$11,577 112,48278.92% 1,053 SAT 14.64 to 1
*Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020