KU-TPE students pay the tuition and housing costs (if applicable) established each year by the University of Kansas. Estimated tuition and fees are based on 6 credit hours per semester and 2017-18 University of Kansas tuition rates are:


In-State Tuition



Total Program (4 semesters):


Out-of-State Tuition



Total Program (4 semesters):


*Tuition and fees are determined annually by the University of Kansas and are subject to change. 


Costs for on-campus housing through KU Housing are estimated at $8200-$10,200 per year, based on KU Housing rates and meal plan choices.

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Financial Aid/FAFSA

KU-TPE is a Comprehensive Transition Program, which allows qualified students to obtain federal financial aid in the form of: 

*Federal Direct Student Loans and PLUS Loans are not available.

Students and their families must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to determine Financial Aid eligibility.

December 1 is the priority deadline for applying for financial aid for the 2018-19 school year.

The FAFSA application opens in October each year. Keep up with the latest information about financial aid by watching the KU Financial Aid & Scholarships website.

Financial Aid Resources:

*IMPORTANT*: The FAFSA will ask, What degree or certificate will you be working on when you begin the 2017-2018 school year?

Select: Certificate/diploma (occupational/technical/education program of at least 2 years)

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