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Office of Student Financial Assistance

Office of Student Financial Assistance
220 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Dr. North
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506-0107

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Graduate Students 2020-2021 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, including a detailed breakdown of fees, please view the university's comprehensive fee schedule.

Graduate Student ExpensesResidentNon-Resident
Direct Expenses  
Estimated Annual Tuition and Fees $11,856$21,524 
Housing and Meals $9,986 $9,986
Books and Supplies $752 $752
Total Direct Expenses $22,594 $32,262
Indirect Expenses  
Transportation $2,688 $2,688
Average Personal Costs $3,040$3,040 
Total Indirect Expenses $5,728 $5,728
Total Expenses (Direct and Indirect)$28,322  $37,990