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59 Colleges
12,852 Yearly Graduations
$46,114 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,932 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 12,852 students received a healthcare degree from a college in Kansas, making it rank #27 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $11,528 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $13,542 a year.

An estimated 55% of college students in Kansas take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,983 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
1,194 Yearly Degrees
$11,166 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 27,552 students at KU in total, 19,667 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 17,257 are full-time. It takes the average KU undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,130 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from KU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
932 Yearly Degrees
$3,360 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Johnson County Community College is 18,278, which includes 5,541 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 21% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,834 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from JCCC is $29,900.

Public Public vs. Private
861 Yearly Degrees
$6,766 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,920 students at Wichita Area Technical College in total, 1,537 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 51% of students at Wichita Area Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,502 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,600 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
715 Yearly Degrees
$7,824 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,087 full-time undergraduates at Washburn Tech, and 1,480 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 50%. Of the accepted students, 58% are men and 41% are women.

Roughly 31% of students at Washburn Tech take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,636 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Washburn Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
561 Yearly Degrees
$3,300 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,998 students at Kansas City Kansas Community College in total, 1,905 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 22% of students at Kansas City Kansas Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,788 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,900 during the early-career years.

#6

Washburn University

Topeka, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
527 Yearly Degrees
$8,704 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,285 students at Washburn University in total, 5,472 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,597 are full-time. For undergraduates at Washburn University, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,729 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,100 during the early-career years.

#7

Wichita State University

Wichita, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
515 Yearly Degrees
$8,299 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Wichita State University is 15,342, of which 12,623 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,994 are full-time. For undergraduates at WSU, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 46% are men and 54% are women.

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,159 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,000 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
494 Yearly Degrees
$3,904 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Neosho County Community College is 1,898, which includes 695 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 29% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,622 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Neosho County Community College is $26,900.

#9

Butler Community College

El Dorado, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
477 Yearly Degrees
$3,631 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,315 full-time undergraduates at Butler CC, and 7,964 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,718 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,100 during the early-career years.

#10

Highland Community College

Highland, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
374 Yearly Degrees
$3,711 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,866 students at Highland Community College in total, 991 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 75% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,530 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Highland Community College is $28,400.

#11

Salina Area Technical College

Salina, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
332 Yearly Degrees
$8,315 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 220 full-time undergraduates at Salina Tech, and 791 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

55% of Salina Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,325 a year. Salina Tech has a 5.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Salina Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Fort Hays State University

Hays, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
314 Yearly Degrees
$5,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 13,128 undergraduates at FHSU, of which 5,726 are full-time, and there are 15,908 students altogether. For undergraduates at FHSU, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,498 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from FHSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Hutchinson Community College

Hutchinson, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
293 Yearly Degrees
$3,420 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,315 students at Hutchinson Community College in total, 1,939 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,207 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Hutchinson Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
283 Yearly Degrees
$10,800 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Kansas State University is 21,719, of which 17,210 students are undergraduates and of those, 15,548 are full-time. It takes the average K -State undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

48% of K -State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,583 a year. K -State has a 4.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from K -State is $38,400.

#15

Fort Scott Community College

Fort Scott, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
264 Yearly Degrees
$3,510 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Fort Scott Community College is 1,827, which includes 870 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,571 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 24.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from FSCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Barton County Community College

Great Bend, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
248 Yearly Degrees
$3,648 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,300 students at Barton Community College in total, 917 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 25% of students at Barton Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,691 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Barton Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Cowley County Community College

Arkansas City, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
247 Yearly Degrees
$3,450 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,463 students at Cowley College in total, 1,337 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 40% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,506 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,500 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
232 Yearly Degrees
$3,456 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,837 students at SCCC in total, 789 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 19% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,878 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SCCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
229 Yearly Degrees
$31,786 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at MidAmerica Nazarene University is 1,909, of which 1,252 students are undergraduates and of those, 938 are full-time. It takes the average MNU undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 66% of students who apply get accepted. Around 54% of accepted students are men, and 46% are women.

70% of MNU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,949 a year. MNU has a 7.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MNU is $41,700.

#20

Wichita Technical Institute

Wichita, Kansas
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
224 Yearly Degrees

There are 844 full-time undergraduates at WTI, and 844 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 92% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,827 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from WTI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Grantham University

Lenexa, Kansas
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
222 Yearly Degrees
$8,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,896 undergraduates at Grantham University, of which 2,548 are full-time, and there are 7,079 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Grantham University is 4.3 years.

76% of Grantham University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,404 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Public Public vs. Private
221 Yearly Degrees
$6,398 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at North Central Kansas Technical College is 913, which includes 422 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

67% of North Central Kansas Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,626 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from North Central Kansas Technical College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Flint Hills Technical College

Emporia, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
215 Yearly Degrees
$6,712 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 343 full-time undergraduates at Flint Hills Technical College, and 1,514 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

45% of Flint Hills Technical College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,704 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Flint Hills Technical College is $29,100.

#24

Manhattan Area Technical College

Manhattan, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
198 Yearly Degrees
$6,690 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Manhattan Area Technical College is 912, which includes 320 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

44% of MATC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,772 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MATC is $39,600.

Public Public vs. Private
195 Yearly Degrees
$3,720 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,017 full-time undergraduates at Allen Community College, and 2,407 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 28% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,274 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Allen Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Kansas Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Colby Community College 178
27 Pratt Community College 160
28 Coffeyville Community College 156
29 Emporia State University 153
30 University of Saint Mary 148
31 Cloud County Community College 146
32 Rasmussen University - Kansas 137
33 Pittsburg State University 133
34 Garden City Community College 127
35 Independence Community College 120
36 Newman University 116
37 Labette Community College 101
38 Cleveland University - Kansas City 99
39 Baker University 76
40 Friends University 70
41 Hesston College 65
42 Bethel College - North Newton 64
43 Northwest Kansas Technical College 61
44 Donnelly College 58
45 Dodge City Community College 43
45 Ottawa University - Kansas City 43
47 Tabor College 37
48 Ottawa University - Online 36
49 Southwestern College 35
50 WellSpring School of Allied Health - Lawrence 33
51 Benedictine College 27
52 Central Christian College of Kansas 15
53 Sterling College 11
54 Kansas Wesleyan University 10
54 Bellus Academy 10
56 McPherson College 8
56 Haskell Indian Nations University 8
58 Bethany College Kansas 1
59 WellSpring School of Allied Health - Wichita 0

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