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Office of Business Affairs

Taxpayer & Student Transparency

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Purpose

As mandated in K.S.A. 71-222, we present our taxpayer and student transparency data.

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Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees are reported to Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) annually and are publicly available on the KBOR website.

Rates for 2023-2024 Academic Year

**(per credit hour)** Tuition Fees
Seward County Resident $72 $45
In-State (non-Seward resident) Tuition $76 $45
Border State* Tuition $83 $60
Out-of-state Tuition $98 $60
International Tuition $98 $60
Online-Saints Anywhere $109 $45
EduKan Course Tuition/Fees $150 $0

Border States include:

* Colorado, New Mexico, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas

Definitions:

  • In-District Student: A student who resides in the home county of the college and where taxes to support the college are therefore levied
  • Out-of-District Student: A student who is a Kansas resident, but not a resident of the colleges home county, where taxes to support the college are levied
  • Border State: A student who is a resident of any state bordering Kansas to include Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Nebraska, or Missouri
  • Out-of-State Student: A student who is not a resident of the state of Kansas
  • International Student: A student who is not a resident of the United States

Student Fee Breakdown

Student Fee TypeIn DistrictOut of DistrictOut of StateInternational
Universal Student Fee per Credit Hour$52$52$67$67
Scholarships:$10$10$25$25
Technology:$26$26$26$26
Student Activities:$3$3$3$3
Future Expansion:$6$6$6$6
Student Health:$7$7$7$7
Total per Credit hour Fee:$52$52$67$67
Payment Plan Fee (Flat Fee):$35$35$35$35
Total Flat Fees:$35$35$35$35

Course Transferability

Many course transfers within the State of Kansas have been compiled into a systemwide transfer list under the Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR). The full systemwide course transfer list is available on the KBOR website.

Students Served

Tuition and fees are reported to Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) annually and are publicly available on the KBOR website.

Attending Students by Residency

College Campus (Site)In DistrictOut of DistrictOut of StateInternational
Main Campus – Liberal52%22%22%3%
Outreach High Schools in Service Area40%58%1%0%
Online (Seward and EduKan)27%35%37%2%
*Students are often served in more than one location. Students are counted in each percentage at each location they are served in and therefore percentages won’t equal 100%;.

Students Served Overall

% Residing In-District% Residing in Kansas Out of District**% Residing in Service Area
53%69%69%
**Percent of students residing in service area also includes in-district students.

Scholarship & Grant Disbursements

Institutional Scholarship AY2022$259,002
Institutional Scholarship AY2023$131,896
College Foundation AY2022$653,385
College Foundation AY2022$299,126
Pell AY2022$1,581,796
Pell AY2023$969,554
Athletic Scholarship Amounts DisbursedNon-Athletic Scholarship Amounts Disbursed
In-District AY2022$7,897$295,324
In-District AY2023$7,897$295,324
In-State AY2022$8,019$51,100
In-State AY2023$8,881$66,310
Out of State AY2022$460,304$89,647
Out of State AY2023$221,936$96,351

Property Tax

Fiscal YearProperty Taxes% Change
FY2016$8,041,344
FY2017$8,904,10210.73%
FY2018$8,306,500-6.71%
FY2019$9,464,56613.94%
FY2020$8,379,229-11.47%
FY2021$8,374,202<-1%
FY2022$8,458,3221%
FY2023$8,843,2221%
FY2024**$9,113,2631%
*unaudited
**levied; not collected

Mill Levy

Fiscal YearMILL LEVY% Change
FY201637.14
FY201737.039-0.27%
FY201837.0730.09%
FY201939.9737.82%
FY202036.105-9.68%
FY202136.267<1%
FY202236.2680%
FY202334.518-5.07%
FY202434.027-1.44%
*The amounts above reflect what the college actually received. Abatements, incentives, and delinquent tax payments cause this amount to be lower than what was actually levied in some cases.
*These amounts are derived from documents provided to the college in November which were certified by the County Clerk.