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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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Undergraduate Manhattan Campus 2020-2021 Annual Estimate

The costs below represent an estimate of a student’s educational expenses for an academic year. Tuition rates are calculated at 15 credit hours per semester, or 30 credit hours for the full year. 

For an in-depth look at the costs, including a detailed breakdown of fees, please view the university's comprehensive fee schedule.

Undergraduate Manhattan Campus ExpensesResidentNon-Resident
Direct Expenses  
Estimated Tuition$9,375$25,251 
Estimated college/program fees$1,295$1,295
Required campus fees$1,091$1,091
Traditional Double Room*$5,200$5,200
All Access Meal Plan*$4,900$4,900
Total Direct Expenses$21,861$37,737
Indirect Expenses  
Average cost of books and supplies$924$924
Average personal costs$4,400$4,400
Total Indirect Expenses$5,324$5,324
Total Expenses (Direct and Indirect)$27,185 $43,061

*Traditional Double is the most common room type at K-State, but options range in cost from $2,600-$4,500. The All Access meal plan is our most popular choice, however options range from $2,140-$2,450. These costs reflect the approved rates for the 2020-2021 academic year.