Tuition & Fees: What to Know
Get a good understanding of the tuition charges associated with KU so that you can prepare yourself properly for your college years. Check out the numbers following to understand how KU's price compares to other colleges and if you need to prepare for tuition increases.
How do Fees & Tuition at KU Measure Up To Other Colleges?
For nationwide, regional and statewide comparisons, look at the table below to find out how KU compares to other colleges.
|Nationwide||The Plains States||Kansas|
|Tuition and Fees||Above Average||Above Average||Above Average|
|In-State Tuition and Fees||Below Average||Below Average||Below Average|
In-State Tuition Discount Offered
The cost of tuition and fees at KU is dramatically reduced for residents of Kansas. Tuition and fees for in-state students is set at $10,824 for the 2017 - 2018 year, a 59.3% discount off the full price. Tuition is $9,818 and fees $1,006.
Out-of-state undergrads at KU spent $26,592 in fees and tuition in 2017 - 2018. $1,006 was charged for fees, and $25,586 was for tuition.
Look at the table below to find 2017 - 2018 school year costs.
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Tuition and Fees Projection
Tuition and Fees for out-of-state students attending University of Kansas increased at an average yearly rate of 4.7% over the past five years. Over that same period, tuition increased by 4.9% and fees increased by 3.7%. Based on this, we predict the price of tuition and fees this year will be $27,847.
At this rate, we estimate the total cost of tuition and fees for a two year degree to be $57,009 and for a four year degree to be $119,526. Remember, this doesn't cover other charges for example room and board, books, and transportation.
The following chart shows predicted upcoming fees and tuition including residence based reductions for undergraduates at KU.
Pay attention to just how much the tuition and fees are increasing yearly. At a lot of colleges undergrads will wind up paying a greater price for their last year of school than they did for their first.
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