Kansas State University’s Tuition and Fees to Rise 2.5% in 2025

By Ryan Duey

Kansas State’s tuition and fees will rise by 2.5% next school year. The Kansas Board of Regents unanimously voted for an average 3.9% increase across state public universities, with Kansas State’s being the smallest increase among the five universities seeing a tuition hike.

Full-time K-State students will see costs increase from $5,471 per semester in 2024 to $5,611 in 2025, Since 2020 tuition and fees have gone up by 7.5%.

Regent Wint Winter highlighted the challenge of this decision, noting the impact of inflation and the COVID-19 pandemic on students. However, Winter pointed out that increased financial aid support helps mitigate the fee hike. Financial aid has grown from $24 million in 2021 to $97 million in 2025, offering a substantial increase in assistance to students.

Emporia State University is the only public university that will see a tuition drop in 2025. Dropping 3.4% to $3,547.

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