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.
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
|Rating||Estimated Flight Cost|
|*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.
|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 212||Software||$147||+$175 payable to PSI when registering online for the exam|
|PPIL 219||Lab||$2,575||8 hours of flight instruction included|
|UAS 115||Lab||$445||7 hours dual flight instruction included*|
|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 470||Lab||$1,144||10 hours dual flight instruction included*|
*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|
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)||
|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.
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.