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Liberal Arts Schools in Kansas

There are 38 Kansas schools offering liberal arts programs. In 2010, 5,196 students graduated from programs at Kansas liberal arts schools. 3,766 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 1,294 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 5,011 students graduate from programs in this state in liberal arts per year. This accounts for 1% of liberal arts students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 3,766 students graduated with an associate's level degree in liberal arts, 1,294 with a bachelor's level degree, and 136 with a master's level degree.

38 liberal arts schools are located in this state. Of these, while 27 schools are public, 11 schools are private. While public liberal arts school tuition varies from $430 to $8,733, tuition at a private liberal arts school varies from $5,528 to $22,280.

Average tuition for liberal arts programs is $11,886. While the highest tuition for liberal arts programs, which is $22,280 every year, is at Baker University, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $430 per year, is at Haskell Indian Nations University.

Kansas liberal arts schools offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

On average, 5,011 students graduate from programs in this state in liberal arts per year. This accounts for 1% of liberal arts students who schools in the United States graduate. More specifically, 3,766 students graduated with an associate's level degree in liberal arts, 1,294 with a bachelor's level degree, and 136 with a master's level degree.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 3596
  • Associate 2007: 3553
  • Associate 2008: 3711
  • Associate 2009: 3485
  • Associate 2010: 3766
  • Bachelor 2006: 1157
  • Bachelor 2007: 975
  • Bachelor 2008: 1011
  • Bachelor 2009: 1372
  • Bachelor 2010: 1294
  • Master 2006: 143
  • Master 2007: 125
  • Master 2008: 104
  • Master 2009: 122
  • Master 2010: 136

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Kansas

Schools in this state offer a total of 64 liberal arts programs. Of these programs, around 65% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Kansas

  • Associate: 42
  • Bachelor: 17
  • Master: 5

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28720
  • 25th Percentile: 35710
  • Median: 48920
  • 75th Percentile: 62880
  • 90th Percentile: 90110

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32560
  • 25th Percentile: 37220
  • Median: 47860
  • 75th Percentile: 59010
  • 90th Percentile: 77940

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22460
  • 25th Percentile: 32820
  • Median: 43300
  • 75th Percentile: 60320
  • 90th Percentile: 82900

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43640
  • Median Salary 2007: 44950
  • Median Salary 2008: 46260
  • Median Salary 2009: 47430
  • Median Salary 2010: 48920
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 90
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 90

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56080
  • Median Salary 2007: 53360
  • Median Salary 2008: 43230
  • Median Salary 2009: 41670
  • Median Salary 2010: 47860
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 200
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47670
  • Median Salary 2007: 46010
  • Median Salary 2008: 41460
  • Median Salary 2009: 41410
  • Median Salary 2010: 43300
  • Total Employed 2006: 680
  • Total Employed 2007: 760
  • Total Employed 2008: 770
  • Total Employed 2009: 810
  • Total Employed 2010: 750

Kansas vs National Liberal Arts Employment

Kansas vs National Liberal Arts Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 1.039% (1040)

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1. Benedictine College

1020 N 2nd St
Atchison, KS 66002-1499
(913) 367-5340

Benedictine College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1971. BC is in town of Atchison, Kansas. It offers subjects such as finance and science. Students are offered 40 bachelors level degrees and two degrees at the masters level by it. 1,909 students pursued degrees from the 41 programs at Benedictine in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits BC. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Kansas.

2. Barclay College

607 N Kingman
Haviland, KS 67059-0288
(620) 862-5252

Barclay College offers one liberal arts program and this school is located in Haviland, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school is a 4-year institution.

3. National American University - Wichita

7309 E 21st St. N. Suite G40
Wichita, KS 67206
(316) 681-3050

Founded in 2007, National American University-Wichita is a for-profit 4-year institution. NAU, which is 5.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Wichita, KS. NAU is one of several campuses. It offers subjects such as bookkeeping and finance. It offers students one certificate, nine associates level degrees, and eight bachelors level degrees. 469 students pursued degrees from the 16 programs at this school in 2010.

4. Neosho County Community College

800 W 14th St
Chanute, KS 66720
(620) 431-2820x217

Neosho County Community College is in Chanute, KS and this college offers one program in liberal arts. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

5. The Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901
(620) 624-1951

The Seward County Community College and Area Technical School offers two liberal arts programs. It offers two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level to students. This school, which is very close to Liberal, Kansas, is located in a rural setting. It is a public 2-year institution.

6. The University of Saint Mary

4100 S 4th St Trafficway
Leavenworth, KS 66048-5082
(913) 682-5151

The University of Saint Mary is located in Leavenworth, KS. It offers two liberal arts programs. Out of those, this school offers students one associate's level liberal arts degree and one bachelor's level degree in liberal arts.

7. Baker University

618 Eighth Street
Baldwin City, KS 66006-0065
(800) 873-4282

Baker University is in Baldwin City, KS and it offers one program in liberal arts. This school is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Kansas. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering liberal arts programs.

8. Hutchinson Community College

1300 N Plum St
Hutchinson, KS 67501
(620) 665-3500

Hutchinson Community College offers two programs in liberal arts. This college offers students two associate's level degrees in liberal arts. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. This college is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering liberal arts.

9. Cloud County Community College

2221 Campus Dr
Concordia, KS 66901-1002
(785) 243-1435

Cloud County Community College is located in Concordia, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this college offers one liberal arts program. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

10. Coffeyville Community College

400 W 11th St
Coffeyville, KS 67337-5064
(620) 251-7700

Coffeyville Community College offers one program in liberal arts. 2,037 students seek degrees in 33 Coffeyville Community College programs, overall.

11. Colby Community College

1255 S Range
Colby, KS 67701
(785) 462-3984

Colby Community College offers one program in liberal arts. This college is a public 2-year institution.

12. Garden City Community College

801 Campus Dr
Garden City, KS 67846-6333
(620) 276-7611

Garden City Community College offers three programs in liberal arts. Students are offered three associate's level degrees in liberal arts by it. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the third largest institution in the state of Kansas offering liberal arts.

13. Pratt Community College

348 NE SR 61
Pratt, KS 67124
(620) 672-5641

Pratt Community College offers one program in liberal arts and this college, which is very close to Pratt, Kansas, is in a rural area. Overall, 1,664 students seek degrees in 18 programs at this community college.

14. Fort Hays State University

600 Park St
Hays, KS 67601-4099
(785) 628-4000

Fort Hays State University offers three programs in liberal arts. More specifically, students are offered one associate's level liberal arts degree by it, one liberal arts degree at the bachelor's level, and one master's level degree in liberal arts. It is a public 4-year institution. It ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Kansas.

15. Bethany College

335 E Swensson St
Lindsborg, KS 67456-1897
(785) 227-3311x8361

Bethany College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1881. It is in town of Lindsborg, Kansas. This liberal arts college offers 51 degrees at the bachelors level to students. 610 students sought degrees from the 51 programs at this school in 2010. This school offers subjects including business and acting. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Kansas.

16. Highland Community College

606 W Main
Highland, KS 66035-4165
(785) 442-6000

Highland Community College offers one liberal arts program and it is in Highland, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

17. Independence Community College

1057 West College Avenue
Independence, KS 67301-0708
(620) 331-4100

Independence Community College offers one liberal arts program. 1,164 students pursue degrees in 34 programs at this college, overall.

18. Donnelly College

608 N 18th St
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 621-6070

Donnelly College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Kansas City, KS and it offers one liberal arts program. DC is a 4-year institution.

19. Emporia State University

1200 Commercial
Emporia, KS 66801-5087
(620) 341-1200

Emporia State University offers one liberal arts program. Overall, 6,262 students pursue degrees in 69 programs at ESU. It is the oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering liberal arts programs.

20. Haskell Indian Nations University

155 Indian Ave
Lawrence, KS 66046-4800
(785) 749-8404

Haskell Indian Nations University offers one program in liberal arts and this university, which is 2.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Lawrence, KS. Haskells is a tribal, public, 4-year, research institution.

21. Fort Scott Community College

2108 S Horton
Fort Scott, KS 66701
(620) 223-2700

Fort Scott Community College offers one liberal arts program and this college, which is very close to Fort Scott, Kansas, is in a rural setting. Overall, 2,057 students seek degrees in 36 Fort Scott Community College programs.

22. Kansas Wesleyan University

100 E. Claflin Ave.
Salina, KS 67401-6196
(800) 874-1154x1285

Kansas Wesleyan University offers one liberal arts program and this school is located in town of Salina, Kansas. Overall, 825 students seek degrees in 28 Kansas Wesleyan University programs.

23. Cowley County Community College

125 S 2nd St
Arkansas City, KS 67005
(620) 442-0430

Cowley County Community College offers one liberal arts program and this college is in Arkansas City, KS. 4,485 students seek degrees in 33 programs at this college, overall.

24. Hesston College

301 South Main
Hesston, KS 67062-2093
(620) 327-4221

Hesston College offers one program in liberal arts. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

25. Labette Community College

200 S 14th
Parsons, KS 67357-4201
(620) 421-6700

Labette Community College is in Parsons, KS and it offers one program in liberal arts. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

26. Brown Mackie College - Salina

2106 South 9th Street
Salina, KS 67401-7307
(785) 825-5422

Brown Mackie College-Salina is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is in town of Salina, Kansas. It is one of several campuses. It offers students nine certificates and 11 associates level degrees. 548 students pursued degrees from the 14 programs at this school in 2010. It offers subjects such as management and bookkeeping. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

27. Allen County Community College

1801 N Cottonwood
Iola, KS 66749
(620) 365-5116x100

Allen County Community College is located in town of Iola, Kansas. It offers three programs in liberal arts. This college offers students three degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts. This college is a public 2-year institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Kansas offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

28. MidAmerica Nazarene University

2030 E College Way
Olathe, KS 66062-1899
(913) 782-3750

MidAmerica Nazarene University offers two programs in liberal arts. Of those, it offers students one liberal arts degree at the associate's level and one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts. It is in the suburbs of Olathe, Kansas. It is one of 7 liberal arts colleges in Kansas.

29. Southwestern College

100 College Street
Winfield, KS 67156-6224
(620) 229-6000

Southwestern College is in town of Winfield, Kansas. It offers two liberal arts programs. It offers students two bachelor's level degrees in liberal arts. SC is a 4-year institution. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering liberal arts programs.

30. The University of Kansas

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-2700

The University of Kansas, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is located in Lawrence, KS. It offers two liberal arts programs. KU offers two bachelor's level liberal arts degrees to students. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. KU is the third oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering programs in liberal arts.

31. Butler Community College

901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042-3280
(316) 321-2222

Butler Community College offers one program in liberal arts and it is located in El Dorado, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college is a public 2-year institution.

32. Pittsburg State University

1701 S Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7000

Pittsburg State University offers one program in liberal arts. Overall, 7,130 students pursue degrees in 96 Pitt State programs.

33. Friends University

2100 W. University Ave.
Wichita, KS 67213
(316) 295-5000

Friends University, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Wichita, KS. Friends offers three liberal arts programs. Out of those, Friends offers students one degree at the associate's level in liberal arts, one degree at the bachelor's level in liberal arts, and one liberal arts degree at the master's level. Friends is the sixth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

34. Johnson County Community College

12345 College Blvd
Overland Park, KS 66210-1299
(913) 469-8500

Johnson County Community College offers one liberal arts program and this college, which is 5.0 miles from the center of the city, is in Overland Park, KS. This college is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

35. Newman University

3100 McCormick Ave
Wichita, KS 67213-2097
(316) 942-4291

Newman University offers two programs in liberal arts. Out of those, this school offers students one associate's level degree in liberal arts and one liberal arts degree at the bachelor's level. This school, which is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Wichita, KS. It is a 4-year institution.

36. Barton County Community College

245 NE 30th Road
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 792-2701

Barton County Community College offers three liberal arts programs. This college offers three degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts to students. This community college is located in Great Bend, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

37. Dodge City Community College

2501 N 14th Ave
Dodge City, KS 67801-2399
(620) 225-1321

Dodge City Community College offers one program in liberal arts. 1,807 students pursue degrees in 75 programs at this college, overall.

38. Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621-0001
(785) 670-1010

Washburn University, which is 1.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Topeka, KS. WU offers two programs in liberal arts. Specifically, this school offers students one liberal arts degree at the associate's level and one master's level degree in liberal arts. Washburn is a public 4-year institution. This school is the tenth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

39. Tabor College

400 S Jefferson
Hillsboro, KS 67063-1799
(620) 947-3121x1056

Tabor College is in town of Hillsboro, Kansas. It offers three liberal arts programs. Specifically, Tabor offers students two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level and one liberal arts degree at the bachelor's level. 669 students seek degrees in 53 programs at Tabor, overall.

40. Kansas City Kansas Community College

7250 State Ave
Kansas City, KS 66112
(913) 334-1100

Kansas City Kansas Community College offers one program in liberal arts and it is 6.4 miles from the center of the city. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas.

41. Kansas State University

Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-6250

Kansas State University offers one liberal arts program and it is in town of Manhattan, Kansas. This university is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Kansas. This large university is the tenth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

42. Wichita State University

1845 Fairmount
Wichita, KS 67260-0124
(316) 978-3456

Wichita State University is 2.8 miles from the center of the city. Wichita State offers four programs in liberal arts. Of those, students are offered one associate's level liberal arts degree by this public university, two bachelor's level degrees in liberal arts, and one liberal arts degree at the master's level. Overall, 14,577 students pursue degrees in 131 programs at WSU. This university is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Kansas offering liberal arts.