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 based on the 2023-2024 academic year – tuition and fees are subject to change for subsequent academic terms. Updated costs will be posted on the KU website when they become available. 

2023-2024 Estimated Cost of Attendance
Bachelor's Bachelor's Master's
Without Out-of-State Tuition Waiver With Out-of-State Tuition Waiver                                               
Tuition and Fees $23,284 $16,214 $16,792
Housing & Meals* $11,438 $11,438 $11,438
Books & Personal Expenses  $3,000 $3,000 $3,000
Health Insurance  $900 $900 $900
Total Expenses** $38,622 $31,552 $32,130


  • *Housing & Meals expenses vary based on personal selections.
    **Total Expenses is the amount that will be required of admitted students in order to obtain their immigration I-20 form or DS-2019 form.
  • 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.
2023-2024 Dependent Expenses
Spouse $6,000
Each Child $4,000