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University of Kansas Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$20,898 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,548 tuition
$9,500 on campus room & board
$950 books
$900 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$36,181 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$24,831 tuition
$9,500 on campus room & board
$950 books
$900 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,410 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
76% of students receive aid
22% get federal aid ($4,308 avg)
14% get state aid ($949 avg)
53% get institn'l aid ($5,410 avg)
47% get loans ($6,267 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 6.17% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 6.12% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,635 60%
Federal Grant Aid $4,308 22%
Pell Grants $4,002 22%
Other Federal Grants $862 9%
Institution Grant Aid $5,410 53%
State Grant Aid $949 14%
Student Loans $6,267 47%
Federal Loans $5,386 46%
Other Loans $9,985 5%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does University of Kansas offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Tuition Guaranteed Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1502 Iowa St.
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • P. Sherman from Sydney, Australia
  • Jun-10-2014 I am a current student here

    I'm paying out of state tuition which is ridiculous, but I was accepted, so that is a big factor in my being here. In state is not too bad compared to in state tuition on the east or west coast depending on what school you look at, or what major you are planning on pursuing for your studies.

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  • Jordan from Olathe, KS
  • Apr-05-2014 I am a current student here

    On Monday's, College Hill Pizza Pub (in the Oread) has half price pizzas! They are make your own pizzas and they are delicious. I would highly recommend the pesto, chicken and bacon pizza for only $3!

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  • Garret from Rapid City, SD
  • Feb-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Use the rec center to your advantage. Being healthy is key to staying mentally focused in college. The rec offers lots of free classes and events to do and attend. Getting to the rec isn't the easiest thing, but making the effort you will see the benefits. Even if its getting out playing a game of pickup basketball do it!

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