Financial Information for International Students

Tuition and fees are subject to change. Visit the Student Accounts' Affordability website for official cost of attendance. 


The costs on this chart are estimated tuition and fees and are subject to change for subsequent academic terms. Updated costs will be posted on the KU website when they become available. 

Estimated Cost of Attendance - for Academic year 2023-2024
Bachelor's  Masters  Exchange
(Annual) (Annual) (Term)
Tuition $19,290 $13,933 $0
Fees $3,994 $2,859 $300
Housing & Meals* $11,438 $11,438 $5,719
Books & Personal Expenses  $3,000 $3,000 $1,200
Health Insurance  $900 $900 $450
Total $38,622 $32,130 $7,669
Out-of-State Tuition Reduction ($7,000) N/A N/A
Total required for Forms I-20 and DS-2019 $31,622 $32,130 $7,669


  • On-campus housing and meal plan expenses vary in price based on personal selections.
  • The Out-of-State Tuition Waiver is automatically provided to first year and transfer students. 
  • Students should also budget for winter and summer break housing, if applicable.
Dependent Expenses
Spouse $6,000
Each Child $4,000