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47 Colleges
7,133 Yearly Graduations
$39,719 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$21,473 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Kansas ranked #25 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2019. Around 7,133 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $9,930 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $11,912 a year.

About 49% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,368 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Johnson County Community College

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

There are 5,551 full-time undergraduates at JCCC, and 18,373 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 21% of students at JCCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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
550 Yearly Degrees
$6,766 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Wichita Area Technical College is 4,596, which includes 1,528 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 51% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Wichita Area Technical College is $30,600.

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

There are 5,885 students at Kansas City Kansas Community College in total, 1,962 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 average amount of student loans is $4,788 a year. Kansas City Kansas Community College has a 8.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Kansas City Kansas Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

There are 1,020 full-time undergraduates at Washburn Tech, and 1,417 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

About 50% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 58% are men and 41% are women.

31% of Washburn Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,636 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.0% is very similar 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.

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

There are 1,968 students at Neosho County Community College in total, 725 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

29% of Neosho County Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,622 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

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

#6

Butler Community College

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

The total student population at Butler Community College is 8,374, which includes 3,518 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

34% of Butler CC students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

#7

University of Kansas

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

The total student population at University of Kansas is 27,690, of which 19,596 students are undergraduates and of those, 17,333 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.

47% of KU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,130 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from KU is $39,200.

#8

Highland Community College

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

There are 1,066 full-time undergraduates at Highland Community College, and 3,109 students altogether. 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%.

Students who graduate from Highland Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

The total student population at MidAmerica Nazarene University is 1,875, of which 1,306 students are undergraduates and of those, 982 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. Of the accepted students, 54% are men and 46% are women.

Approximately 70% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,949 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,700 during the early-career years.

#10

Salina Area Technical College

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

There are 856 students at Salina Tech in total, 229 are full-time undergraduates. 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Salina Tech is $27,600.

#11

Wichita State University

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

There are 15,778 students at WSU in total, 13,006 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 8,855 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at WSU is 4.7 years.

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

Approximately 53% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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.

#12

Washburn University

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

There are 6,571 students at Washburn University in total, 5,719 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,794 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 57% of students at Washburn University take out loans to pay for college. 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.

#13

Fort Scott Community College

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

The total student population at Fort Scott Community College is 1,868, which includes 883 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

45% of FSCC students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

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

There are 790 students at North Central Kansas Technical College in total, 436 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,626 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from North Central Kansas Technical College is $34,600.

#15

Fort Hays State University

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

There are 15,523 students at FHSU in total, 12,780 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,863 are full-time. For undergraduates at FHSU, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

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

59% of FHSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,498 a year. FHSU has a 6.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national 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.

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

The total student population at Seward County Community College is 1,870, which includes 782 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,700 during the early-career years.

#17

Manhattan Area Technical College

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

The total student population at Manhattan Area Technical College is 777, which includes 318 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%.

Students who graduate from MATC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Hutchinson Community College

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

There are 2,055 full-time undergraduates at Hutchinson Community College, and 5,574 students altogether. 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 average amount of student loans is $4,207 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,900 during the early-career years.

#19

Cowley County Community College

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

There are 2,664 students at Cowley College in total, 1,449 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Roughly 40% of students at Cowley College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,506 a year. Cowley College has a 5.4% 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 Cowley College is $26,500.

#20

Pratt Community College

Pratt, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
131 Yearly Degrees
$3,684 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Pratt Community College is 1,234, which includes 576 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

50% of Pratt Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,271 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Pratt Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#20

Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
131 Yearly Degrees
$7,338 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,402 undergraduates at Pitt State, of which 4,865 are full-time, and there are 6,625 students altogether. It takes the average Pitt State undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,145 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Pitt State is $34,900.

#22

Cloud County Community College

Concordia, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
129 Yearly Degrees
$3,390 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Cloud County Community College is 1,839, which includes 789 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

39% of Cloud County Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,489 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,100 during the early-career years.

#23

Coffeyville Community College

Coffeyville, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
122 Yearly Degrees
$2,720 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,157 full-time undergraduates at Coffeyville Community College, and 1,898 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

30% of Coffeyville Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,040 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Coffeyville Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

Colby Community College

Colby, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
118 Yearly Degrees
$3,848 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Colby Community College is 1,412, which includes 641 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

38% of Colby Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,089 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Colby Community College is $28,200.

#25

Flint Hills Technical College

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

The total student population at Flint Hills Technical College is 1,425, which includes 287 full-time undergraduates. 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 typical student loan amount 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%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,100 during the early-career years.

Other Kansas Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Allen County Community College 106
27 Barton County Community College 101
28 University of Saint Mary 98
29 Baker University 76
30 Rasmussen College-Kansas 73
31 Hesston College 65
32 Newman University 64
33 Independence Community College 63
34 Garden City Community College 62
35 Bethel College - North Newton 58
35 Donnelly College 58
37 Labette Community College 49
38 Emporia State University 40
39 Grantham University 37
40 Tabor College 34
41 Ottawa University - Kansas City 33
42 Benedictine College 25
42 Dodge City Community College 25
44 Southwestern College 15
45 Northwest Kansas Technical College 14
46 Kansas Wesleyan University 4
47 Ottawa University - Online 2

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