Best Online Colleges in Kansas
These schools represent the best online options in Kansas based on tuition rates and average alumni salaries. The #1- and #2-ranked schools, the University of Kansas and Kansas State University respectively, have reported alumni salaries over $85,000. Tuition at both schools is also quite affordable. Fort Hays State University, ranked #11, offers one of the lowest annual tuition rates at $6,560. FHSU has an enormous catalog of distance programs, offering 83 online bachelor's degrees.
|Rank||School||Annual Tuition||Mid-Career Salary|
|# 1||University of Kansas||$11,916||$87,700|
|# 2||Kansas State University||$13,092||$85,400|
|# 3||Ottawa University-Ottawa||$15,469||$77,500|
|# 4||Wichita State University||$10,267||$76,500|
|# 5||Pittsburg State University||$9,060||$75,800|
|# 6||Southwestern College - KS||$16,337||$72,100|
|# 7||Newman University||$30,386||$73,200|
|# 8||Emporia State University||$6,204||$68,500|
|# 9||University of Saint Mary||$14,700||$68,700|
|# 10||Washburn University||$11,700||$68,200|
|# 11||Fort Hays State University||$6,560||$65,800|
|# 12||Friends University||$28,944||$62,300|
|# 13||Kansas Wesleyan University||$29,500||$60,700|
|# 14||Manhattan Christian College||$14,850||$54,700|
|# 15||Barclay College||$16,000||$54,800|
|# 16||Central Christian College of Kansas||$12,750||$52,500|
Online Colleges in Kansas Ranking Details
For each school, we conducted manual research to provide prospective students with more details about the schools' online programs. Explore online degrees offered and accreditation information below.
- Scholarships and Grants. The Kansas Board of Regents. Accessed September 19, 2019. https://www.kansasregents.org/scholarships_and_grants.
- The Kansas Nursing Initiative. The Kansas Board of Regents. Accessed September 19, 2019. https://www.kansasregents.org/workforce_development/the_kansas_nursing_initiative.