University of Kansas

(Submitted to the Kansas Board of Regents in May 2008 and approved June 2008)


FY 2009 is the second year in which KU's Four-Year Tuition Compact has been in effect. Under the compact, all new first time, degree-seeking freshmen pay a set, per-credit-hour tuition rate that will not change for four years. Below are the tuition rates per credit hour for students at the Lawrence and Medical Center campuses. All amounts shown are Standard Tuition rates, except for Freshmen, who will pay Compact Tuition rates. (Note: the tuition rates for medical students are semester rates)

  • $229.25 - Resident Freshmen (Compact Tuition rate for 4 years)
  • $602.05 - Nonresident Freshmen (Compact Tuition rate for 4 years)
  • $206.50 - Resident Undergraduate
  • $542.40 - Nonresident Undergraduate
  • $255.10 - Resident Graduate
  • $609.55 - Nonresident Graduate
  • $11,861.40 - Resident Medical Student (semester rate)
  • $21,035.10 - Nonresident Medical Student (semester rate)

Links to the full text of the FY 2009 University of Kansas Tuition Proposal and the Board of Regents presentation:

Course Fees Materials
School of Architecture
Summary of Course Fee Increase Proposal
School of Social Welfare
Summary of Course Fee Proposal
Student Fees Documentation
School of Medicine:
Student Technology Fee
Financial Impact Statement
This file was updated 07/14/10

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