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Manhattan, KS 66506-0102

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Paying for college

A world-class education is within your reach at Kansas State University. Seven out of 10 students receive financial assistance through scholarships, financial aid and more. The Princeton Review calls K-State "tremendously affordable."

Tuition and costs

Use this chart for undergraduate tuition and fees to plan your budget and make college affordable. Graduate students and veterinary medicine students pay different costs.

 
Tuition and fees Semester Year
Manhattan campus (2015-2016 rates)

14 hours (average freshman hours)
Kansas resident: $283.90 per credit hour*
Out-of-state: $753.20 per credit hour*
*plus course fees


$3,974
$10,545

$7,949
$21,090
Privilege fee
Health, student newspaper, recreation complex and other items

$416
(maximum for 12 or more hours)

$832
(maximum for 12 or more hours)
Salina campus (2015-2016 rates)
14 hours (average freshman hours)
Kansas resident: $268.80 per credit hour*
Out-of-state: $713.60 per credit hour*
*plus course fees

$3,763
$9,990

$7,526
$19,981
Privilege fee $365
(maximum for 12 or more hours)
$730
(maximum for 12 or more hours)
Housing
Manhattan campus (projections)
Residence hall (example rooms)
Traditional double
Traditional private double
Two-by-two suite

$2,350
$3,200
$3,240

$4,700
$6,400
$6,480

Meal plans
All access
Any 14


$2,225
$1,910


$4,450
$3,820

Fraternity
One-time first-year costs average $475 (includes pledge/associate fee and initiation fee)

$3,628

$7,256

Sorority
First-year costs average $1,876 (includes pledge fee, initiation fee, building fund and out-of-house member fee)

$3,327

$6,654

Smurthwaite Leadership/Scholarship House (women) $3,750 $7,500
Smith Scholarship House (men) $2,413 $4,825
Clovia 4-H House (women) $1,734 $3,468
Off-campus living Find out more
Salina campus (2015-2016 rates)
Residence hall (standard double room)
14-meal plan
19-meal plan

$3,147
$3,363

$6,294
$6,726
Additional costs
Books and supplies

$400-$500

$800-$1,000

Miscellaneous

$800 to $2,000

$1,600 to $4,000

Clothing, postage, travel, extra meals, social activities, season football tickets ($150), season football and basketball ticket combo ($295 ICAT or $235 general admission), yearbook ($52), parking permit ($170), etc.
Course fees (2015-2016 rates)

Agriculture courses
Students enrolled in a College of Agriculture course pay an additional $20 per credit hour course fee.

Architecture courses
Students enrolled in a College of Architecture, Planning and Design course pay an additional $40 per credit hour equipment fee.
Arts and sciences courses
Students enrolled in a College of Arts and Sciences course pay an additional $8 per credit hour course fee.
Business courses
Students enrolled in a College of Business Administration course will be assessed an additional $35 per credit hour course fee, and $100 per semester Professional Advantage fee.

Engineering courses
Students enrolled in a College of Engineering course pay an additional $54 fee per credit hour. 

Human ecology courses
Students enrolled in a College of Human Ecology course pay an additional $20 fee per credit hour. 

Technology and aviation - Flight training
K-State Salina students taking professional pilot training courses must pay additional flight and equipment costs, which vary by semester.

Numbers rounded up to the next dollar amount. All fees are subject to change.

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