Tuition and Fees - It's Worth It

College is an investment - we understand. You have a drive to succeed and goals to achieve, and your education is a vital step along the path. We're here to help.

K-State Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus is part of the Kansas State University system, providing an elite Big 12 education and ways to make it affordable. 87% of our students receive some form of financial assistance.

Aviation Programs (pdf)
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Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Rates

Choose your learning modality (and campus where applicable) below to view tuition/fee information specific to your enrollment plans.

View the Salina Campus tuition and fee rates for classes held in-person or as blended/hybrid combination of in-person and online.

Program Fees - Fall 2021/Spring 2022/Summer 2022

Professional Pilot
Rating Estimated Flight Cost
Private $10,081
Instrument $7,985
Commercial I $12,305
Commercial II $9,626
Multi-Engine $8,726
*Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) $6,410*
*Certified Flight Instructor Instrument (CFI-Inst.) $2,221*
*Certified Flight Instructor Multi-Engine (CFI-ME) $8,308*

*These ratings are not required to complete your bachelor's degree.

Flight training is required of all students in the flight program. The first flight exam for private, instrument and commercial is included in costs. If retraining and additional exams are needed, students will incur a fee of $100 for each flight exam for private, instrument or commercial. On average, students incur the above flight costs to attain ratings. However, an individual student's total costs will vary with their actual flight hours and aircraft flown.

 

Course Fees - Fall 2021/Spring 2022/Summer 2022

The Course Fees listed here are charged to KSIS when enrolled in the following on-campus courses. For online and off-campus courses, Course Fees are listed in the Global Campus Class Search.

Course Fee Amount
(per course)
Additional Information
AVM 101 Lab $45
AVM 102 Lab $20
AVM 111 Lab $30
AVM 112 Lab $45
AVM 201 Lab $35
AVM 203 Lab $20
AVM 205 Lab $20
AVM 207 Lab $45
AVM 214 Lab $20
AVM 216 Lab $20
AVM 301 Lab $45
AVM 303 Lab $20
AVM 304 Lab $20
AVM 305 Lab $20
AVM 306 Lab $20
AVM 322 Lab $45
AVM 370 Lab $20
AVM 402 Lab $20
AVT 315 Lab $20
AVT 317 Lab $20
AVT 327 Lab $20
AVT 400 Lab $20
AVT 417 Lab $20
AVT 429 Lab $20
AVT 430 Lab $20
BUS 520 Software $54
CMST 183 Software $15
CMST 185 Software $5
CMST 250 Software $10
CMST 283 Software $15
CMST 305 Software $25
DIGME 137 Software $25
DIGME 366 Software $50
DIGME 386 Software $5
DIGME 456 Software $25
ECET 100 Software $10
ECET 101 Software $20
ECET 110 Software $10
ECET 201 Software $35
ECET 250 Software $5
ECET 320 Software $25
ECET 335 Software $20
ECET 385 Software $20
ECET 420 Software $25
ECET 430 Software $30
ECET 450 Software $25
ECET 480 Software $25
ECET 481 $25
ETB 310 Software $25
ETB 480 Supplies $10
ETB 481 Supplies $10
ETB 482 Supplies $10
ETB 483 $25
MET 111 Supplies $5
MET 117 Supplies $25
MET 121 Supplies $55
MET 125 Supplies $45
MET 211 Supplies $10
MET 230 Supplies $20
MET 231 Supplies $10
MET 245 Supplies $20
MET 246 Supplies $10
MET 252 Supplies $20
MET 264 Supplies $20
MET 314 Supplies $20
MET 325 Supplies $10
MET 346 Supplies $15
MET 353 Supplies $10
MET 365 Supplies $15
MET 382 Supplies $30
MET 462 Supplies $10
MET 464 $25
MET 471 Supplies $10
MET 481 Supplies $10
PPIL 113 Software $113 +$175 payable to PSI when registering online for the exam
PPIL 114 Software $90 +$175 payable to PSI when registering online for the exam
PPIL 196 Software $45
PPIL 212 Software $147 +$175 payable to PSI when registering online for the exam
PPIL 215 Software $6
PPIL 219 Lab $2,575 8 hours of flight instruction included
PPIL 263 Software $23
PPIL 290 Software $23
PPIL 295 Software $23
PPIL 314 Software $90
PPIL 325 Software $450
PPIL 385 Software $34
PPIL 387 Lab $1,250
PPIL 389 Software $23
PPIL 396 Software $23
PPIL 416 Lab $1,250
PPIL 483 Software $45
PPIL 493 Software $45
UAS 115 Lab $445 7 hours dual flight instruction included*
UAS 270 Software $80
UAS 272 Exam $100
UAS 275 Lab $125
UAS 300 Lab $45
UAS 314 Lab $365 5 hours dual flight instruction included*
UAS 357 Lab $819 10 hours dual flight instruction included*
UAS 367 Lab $1,485 10 hours dual flight instruction included*
UAS 370 Lab $275
UAS 373 Lab $275
UAS 417 $900
UAS 463 $275
UAS 465 Lab $275
UAS 470 Lab $1,144 10 hours dual flight instruction included*
UAS 471 Lab $896
UAS 472 Lab $896
UAS 474 Lab $150
UAS 475 Lab $150

*Students utilizing more than the included dual flight instruction will be charged $18 per additional hour.

 

Courses enrolled through Professional Education & Outreach that are taught on the Polytechnic Campus are assessed on-campus Tuition & Student Services Fee rates plus the following administration fee.

Professional Education & Outreach (per credit hour) Fee
On-Campus Course $12

 

 

Housing and Dining - Fall 2021/Spring 2022

Contracts are written for one-year terms that are split into two semester billings according to the following schedule. Students may lock in their starting Housing & Dining rates for a maximum of five years if fall contracts are turned in no later than May 1 at midnight each year.

Fall or Spring (per semester)

 

5 Meals/Week

 

14 Meals/Week

 

19 Meals/Week

Double Occupancy Room n/a $3,842 $4,107
Single Occupancy Room n/a $6,070 $6,335
Off-Campus Student Meal-Only Plan $491 $1,247 $1,339

To live on-campus, students reserve a space by applying for housing, after which a contract will be issued. The following nonrefundable contract fee is charged at the time of submitting the housing contract document. See Annual Contract & Summer Rates below to view annualized contract and summer Housing & Dining rates.

Contract Fee $150

 

 

Class Books & Materials (purchased on your own)

Most classes require books or other materials, such as flight uniforms, online subscriptions, etc. Students make these purchases on their own, so these items are not be billed through KSIS. The K-State Campus Store conveniently offers many of these materials; however, students are free to choose any retailer so costs will vary for each individual. Please refer to your classes' syllabi for information on these requirements.