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67 Colleges
14,033 Yearly Graduations
$44,747 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,308 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 14,033 students received a trade school degree from a college in Kansas, making it rank #25 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Kansas is $11,187 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $13,238 a year.

About 57% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,077 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
2,105 Yearly Degrees
$6,766 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,596 students at Wichita Area Technical College in total, 1,528 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 51% of students at Wichita Area Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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.

#2

Johnson County Community College

Overland Park, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
1,273 Yearly Degrees
$3,360 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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

Approximately 21% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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
1,157 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%.

Students who graduate from Washburn Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
794 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.

22% of Kansas City Kansas Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,788 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Kansas City Kansas Community College is $26,900.

Public Public vs. Private
526 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. The student loan default rate of 11.0% is very similar 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

Highland Community College

Highland, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
433 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Highland Community College is $28,400.

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

There are 229 full-time undergraduates at Salina Tech, and 856 students altogether. 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. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Salina Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#8

Wichita Technical Institute

Wichita, Kansas
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
408 Yearly Degrees

There are 778 students at WTI in total, 778 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 92% of students at WTI take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,827 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from WTI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Cowley County Community College

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

There are 1,449 full-time undergraduates at Cowley College, and 2,664 students altogether. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,500 during the early-career years.

#10

Fort Scott Community College

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

There are 883 full-time undergraduates at FSCC, and 1,868 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 45% of students at FSCC take out loans to pay for college. 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.

#11

Barton County Community College

Great Bend, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
365 Yearly Degrees
$3,648 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Barton County Community College is 4,237, which includes 890 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Roughly 25% of students at Barton Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,691 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Barton Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Hutchinson Community College

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

There are 5,574 students at Hutchinson Community College in total, 2,055 are full-time undergraduates. 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 typical student loan amount is $4,207 a year. Hutchinson Community College has a 5.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national 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.

Public Public vs. Private
333 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.

Roughly 67% of students at North Central Kansas Technical College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,626 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,600 during the early-career years.

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

There are 1,870 students at SCCC in total, 782 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

19% of SCCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%.

Students who graduate from SCCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Washburn University

Topeka, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
302 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. It takes the average Washburn University undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Roughly 57% of students at Washburn University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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.

#16

Manhattan Area Technical College

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

There are 318 full-time undergraduates at MATC, and 777 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 44% of students at MATC take out loans to pay for college. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,600 during the early-career years.

#17

Flint Hills Technical College

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

There are 287 full-time undergraduates at Flint Hills Technical College, and 1,425 students altogether. 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. Flint Hills Technical College has a 8.4% 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 Flint Hills Technical College is $29,100.

Public Public vs. Private
231 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Northwest Kansas Technical College is 821, which includes 457 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 69% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,251 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,500 during the early-career years.

#18

Grantham University

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

There are 6,707 undergraduates at Grantham University, of which 3,009 are full-time, and there are 8,059 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 76% of students at Grantham University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,404 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 19.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#20

Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
201 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. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Pitt State is 4.6 years.

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

62% of Pitt State students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

Students who graduate from Pitt State with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Coffeyville Community College

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

The total student population at Coffeyville Community College is 1,898, which includes 1,157 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Coffeyville Community College is $22,700.

Public Public vs. Private
195 Yearly Degrees
$3,720 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Allen County Community College is 2,540, which includes 1,030 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

28% of Allen Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,274 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%.

Students who graduate from Allen Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Cloud County Community College

Concordia, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
194 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.

Approximately 39% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,489 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.4% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Cloud County Community College is $26,100.

#24

Butler Community College

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

There are 3,518 full-time undergraduates at Butler CC, and 8,374 students altogether. 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Butler CC is $27,100.

#25

Pratt Community College

Pratt, Kansas
Public Public vs. Private
184 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.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Pratt Community College is $35,400.

Other Kansas Trade Schools

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Wichita State University 180
27 Kansas State University 171
28 Colby Community College 152
29 Crave Beauty Academy 131
30 Eric Fisher Academy 129
31 Independence Community College 125
32 Bellus Academy 121
33 University of Kansas 120
34 Garden City Community College 119
35 Z Hair Academy 103
36 Labette Community College 98
37 Fort Hays State University 97
38 Paul Mitchell the School Overland Park 81
39 Paul Mitchell the School Wichita 80
40 Rasmussen College-Kansas 64
41 Dodge City Community College 51
42 McPherson College 49
43 Donnelly College 43
44 Newman University 42
45 Hays Academy of Hair Design 36
46 Ottawa University - Online 34
46 Hays Academy of Hair Design 34
48 WellSpring School of Allied Health - Lawrence 33
49 Old Town Barber College - Wichita 31
50 Mitsu Sato Hair Academy 27
51 Southwestern College 16
52 Central Christian College of Kansas 14
53 Midwest Barber College 9
53 Ottawa University - Kansas City 9
55 Friends University 8
56 Emporia State University 7
56 Sterling College 7
56 University of Saint Mary 7
59 Hesston College 6
59 Bethel College - North Newton 6
61 MidAmerica Nazarene University 4
62 Tabor College 3
63 Benedictine College 2
64 Kansas Wesleyan University 1
65 WellSpring School of Allied Health - Wichita 0
65 Cleveland University - Kansas City 0
65 Bethany College Kansas 0

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