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Kansas Business Colleges

57 Colleges
8,934 Yearly Graduations
$48,500 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,134 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 8,934 students received a business degree from a college in Kansas, making it rank #33 in terms of graduations. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $12,125 per year to get their degree at a college in Kansas, while out of state students will pay an average of $14,094 per year.

An estimated 53% of college students in Kansas take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,783 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

University of Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
1,584 Yearly Degrees
$11,166 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,135 undergraduates at KU, of which 16,439 are full-time, and there are 26,744 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at KU. The freshman retention rate is 86%.

Around 91% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,251 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,200 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
1,466 Yearly Degrees
$5,430 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 15,033 students at FHSU in total, 12,211 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,580 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Around 91% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 59% of students at FHSU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,493 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from FHSU is $34,000.

#3

Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
1,273 Yearly Degrees
$10,440 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 16,257 undergraduates at K -State, of which 14,497 are full-time, and there are 20,854 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at K -State is 4.5 years.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

45% of K -State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,849 a year. K -State has a 5.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,400 during the early-career years.

#4

Grantham University

Lenexa, Kansas
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
789 Yearly Degrees
$8,280 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,319 undergraduates at Grantham University, of which 2,164 are full-time, and there are 6,465 students altogether. For undergraduates at Grantham University, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

Approximately 79% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,098 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#5

Wichita State University

Wichita, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
581 Yearly Degrees
$8,433 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Wichita State University is 14,999, of which 11,946 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,586 are full-time. It takes the average WSU undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 51% of students at WSU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,265 a year. WSU has a 7.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,000 during the early-career years.

#6

Baker University

Baldwin City, Kansas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
355 Yearly Degrees
$30,670 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,279 students at Baker in total, 1,335 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,083 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,735 a year. Baker has a 7.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $43,600 during the early-career years.

#7

Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
322 Yearly Degrees
$7,504 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,398 students at Pitt State in total, 4,825 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,260 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Pitt State is 4.5 years.

Around 91% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Approximately 57% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,373 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.4% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,900 during the early-career years.

#8

Emporia State University

Emporia, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
238 Yearly Degrees
$6,971 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Emporia State University is 5,828, of which 3,181 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,909 are full-time. It takes the average ESU undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

Roughly 77% of students at ESU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,303 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from ESU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Washburn University

Topeka, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
225 Yearly Degrees
$8,762 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Washburn University is 5,880, of which 5,070 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,326 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 53% of students at Washburn University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,924 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Washburn University is $34,100.

#10

Friends University

Wichita, Kansas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
193 Yearly Degrees
$30,120 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,671 students at Friends University in total, 1,089 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 850 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

About 58% of students who apply get accepted. Around 58% of accepted students are men, and 42% are women.

68% of Friends University students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,699 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Friends University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Southwestern College

Winfield, Kansas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
187 Yearly Degrees
$33,250 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,272 undergraduates at SC, of which 707 are full-time, and there are 1,413 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SC is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 56%. Of the accepted students, 59% are men and 41% are women.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,644 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from SC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Benedictine College

Atchison, Kansas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
149 Yearly Degrees
$31,630 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Benedictine College is 2,217, of which 2,124 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,970 are full-time. For undergraduates at Benedictine College, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

Around 97% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,239 a year. Benedictine College has a 3.8% 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 Benedictine College is $32,700.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
148 Yearly Degrees
$32,872 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at MidAmerica Nazarene University is 1,636, of which 1,222 students are undergraduates and of those, 959 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at MNU is 4.3 years.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 66% of accepted students are men, and 34% are women.

Roughly 75% of students at MNU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,743 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from MNU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

University of Saint Mary

Leavenworth, Kansas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
126 Yearly Degrees
$30,800 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,229 students at University of St. Mary in total, 810 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 732 are full-time. It takes the average University of St. Mary undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 60%. Around 61% of accepted students are men, and 39% are women.

98% of University of St. Mary students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,918 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from University of St. Mary is $40,100.

#15

Butler Community College

El Dorado, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
107 Yearly Degrees
$3,706 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Butler Community College is 7,175, which includes 3,094 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 29% of students at Butler CC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,753 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Butler CC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Newman University

Wichita, Kansas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
101 Yearly Degrees
$33,000 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,053 students at Newman University in total, 1,577 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 915 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Approximately 54% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,619 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,000 during the early-career years.

#17

Johnson County Community College

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

There are 13,891 students at JCCC in total, 4,765 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 17% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,991 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.5% is close 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
93 Yearly Degrees
$3,720 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,113 students at Allen Community College in total, 957 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

30% of Allen Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,049 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Allen Community College is $25,900.

#19

Ottawa University - Kansas City

Overland Park, Kansas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
89 Yearly Degrees
$11,698 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 532 students at Ottawa University - Kansas City in total, 257 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 94 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

Ottawa University - Kansas City has a 8.1% 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 Ottawa University - Kansas City is $36,500.

#20

Kansas Wesleyan University

Salina, Kansas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
77 Yearly Degrees
$30,570 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Kansas Wesleyan University is 803, of which 749 students are undergraduates and of those, 698 are full-time. It takes the average Kansas Wesleyan University undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

Roughly 79% of students at Kansas Wesleyan University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,756 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Kansas Wesleyan University is $34,100.

#21

Garden City Community College

Garden City, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
55 Yearly Degrees
$3,360 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 798 full-time undergraduates at Garden City Community College, and 1,868 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 23% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,285 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,200 during the early-career years.

#22

Tabor College

Hillsboro, Kansas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
52 Yearly Degrees
$41,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 642 students at Tabor in total, 586 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 496 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 46%. Of the accepted students, 61% are men and 39% are women.

81% of Tabor students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,599 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Tabor with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Ottawa University - Ottawa

Ottawa, Kansas
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
45 Yearly Degrees
$32,180 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 720 undergraduates at Ottawa, of which 677 are full-time, and there are 797 students altogether. For undergraduates at Ottawa, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Around 63% of accepted students are men, and 37% are women.

97% of Ottawa students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $11,208 a year. Ottawa has a 8.1% 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 Ottawa is $36,500.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
40 Yearly Degrees
$20,100 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 536 full-time undergraduates at Central Christian College, and 629 students altogether. It takes the average Central Christian College undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,067 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Central Christian College is $27,000.

#25

Hutchinson Community College

Hutchinson, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees
$3,480 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,931 full-time undergraduates at Hutchinson Community College, and 4,907 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

27% of Hutchinson Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,218 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Hutchinson Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Kansas Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Neosho County Community College 35
27 Rasmussen University - Kansas 31
27 Haskell Indian Nations University 31
29 North Central Kansas Technical College 30
29 Northwest Kansas Technical College 30
31 Kansas City Kansas Community College 28
31 McPherson College 28
33 Cloud County Community College 24
34 Bethany College Kansas 22
35 Bethel College - North Newton 21
36 Manhattan Area Technical College 20
36 Wichita State University Campus of Applied Sciences and Technology 20
38 Ottawa University - Online 19
39 Dodge City Community College 17
40 Salina Area Technical College 16
40 Seward County Community College 16
40 Sterling College 16
40 Flint Hills Technical College 16
44 Barclay College 11
45 Fort Scott Community College 10
45 Donnelly College 10
45 Barton County Community College 10
48 Washburn Institute of Technology 8
49 Kansas Christian College 7
49 Highland Community College 7
51 Manhattan Christian College 6
51 Pratt Community College 6
53 Cowley County Community College 5
54 Independence Community College 3
55 Labette Community College 1
56 Colby Community College 0
56 Coffeyville Community College 0

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