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Office of Student Financial Assistance

Office of Student Financial Assistance
104 Fairchild Hall
1601 Vattier Street
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506-1104

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Graduate Students 2019-2020 Annual Estimate

The costs below represent an estimate of a student’s educational expenses for an academic year. The average half-time enrollment for a graduate student is 6 credit hours per semester. For an in-depth look at the costs, view the university's comprehensive fee schedule. 

Additionally, for summer 2020 rates, please visit the Cashier's website.

Tuition and feesResidentNon-Resident

Estimated annual tuition
Based on average half-time enrollment for graduate students of 6 credit hours per semester (12 credit hours annually) and campus fees.

Students may have additional course/academic fees based on enrollment. 

$6,099

$12,518

On-campus housing
The average cost range is included to the right, but cost will vary based on meal plan and room style you choose.

View interactive Explore Your Options worksheet to customize your estimate

Find out about off-campus living

Housing:
$4,950-
$8,750

Meal plan:
$4,190-
$4,790

Housing:
$4,950-
$8,750

Meal plan:
$4,190-
$4,790

Average cost of books and supplies

$924

$924

Average personal costs
Examples include entertainment, food, clothing, football/basketball ticket packages, yearbook, parking permit, etc.
$4,000$4,400
Total annual estimate
$20,163-
$24,563
$26,982-
$31,382

Course/Academic fees (2019-2020 rates)

Agriculture courses

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

Architecture, Planning & Design courses

Students enrolled in a College of Architecture, Planning & Design course pay an additional $55 per credit hour equipment fee.

Arts and Sciences courses

Students enrolled in a College of Arts & Sciences course pay an additional $16.70 per credit hour course fee.

Business courses

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Engineering courses

Students enrolled in a College of Engineering course pay an additional $80 fee per credit hour and an equipment fee of $19 per credit hour.

Health and Human Sciences courses

Students enrolled in a College of Health and Human Sciences course pay an additional $20 fee per credit hour.

  • Kinesiology courses have an additional course fee of $15 per credit hour.
  • Personal Financial Planning courses have an additional course fee of $50 per credit hour.
  • Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design courses have an additional course fee of $30 per credit hour.
Technology and Aviation - Flight training

Kansas State Polytechnic students taking professional pilot training courses must pay additional flight and equipment costs, which vary by semester.