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Costs & Financial Aid

How do you measure the value of your education?

College is an investment that pays you back. A degree from Friends gives you even more for your investment—with returns for a lifetime.

Friends by the Numbers


Highest Salary after Attending for graduates of Friends University compared to 29 four-year colleges and universities in Kansas.*


Out of Top 50 Universities with the Lowest Debt , Friends University was listed by Value Colleges as #37.


More grants awarded by private colleges than public universities, and students in private colleges receive far more financial aid than those attending public universities.**

*Salary after Attending as defined by the College Scorecard: “The median earnings of former students, who received federal financial aid, at 10 years after entering school.”

**According to studies from the Council of Independent Colleges

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Cost Information

Tuition & Expenses

Because we are committed to accessibility in private education, our tuition and expenses are competitive with comparable colleges and universities.

100% Of Traditional Students Receive Financial Aid
Financial Aid

Scholarships & Cost Reduction

Friends University makes private education affordable. Discover scholarships, grants, and other forms of financial aid that reduce the cost of attending.

  • Institutional Scholarships

    Friends offers many academic, athletic, fine arts and extracurricular scholarships and grants.

  • Outside Scholarships

    Thousands of outside scholarship opportunities remain unused due to lack of applications. Finding a scholarship specific to your situation may result in significant benefits.

  • Fine Arts Scholarships

    Talent and dedication to your craft are rewarded at Friends. The College of Fine Arts offers a variety of scholarships to students who excel in the arts.

    Fine Arts Scholarships
  • Financial Aid

    The Financial Aid Office assists students with every aspect of the financial aid process. Staff members evaluate students’ financial aid files, issue institutional award notices, process loan applications and are available to help students obtain information concerning outside scholarships.

    Financial Aid
  • Tuition Discounts for Adult Undergraduate and Graduate Students

    We are pleased to offer numerous discounts for non-traditional undergraduate and graduate students from various businesses, the military and other organizations.

    Tuition Policies
  • Credit for Prior Learning

    Credits from previous education, including professional or technical studies, may shorten your time of enrollment and reduce the cost of earning a degree.

    Prior Learning Credits
  • Veteran & Military Services

    You have earned the GI Bill® benefits by serving our country. As a Military Friendly School, Friends University is recognized for dedication to helping veterans achieve educational goals.

  • College-Level Exam Program (CLEP)

    Developed by the College Board, CLEP is the most widely accepted credit-by-examination program, with 33 exams. Through CLEP, you receive college credit for what you already know, at a fraction of the cost.

    CLEP Exams

“I’ve been able to utilize the skills I learned at Friends to assist me in my daily life as well as my career. With confidence, I’m able to exist in rooms where I may have previously felt uneasy without my degree.”

Teketa Harding

Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management & Leadership

“I was able to build meaningful relationships with peers, participate in an unforgettable Model UN experience, and receive a high-quality education that prepared me for law school and my career as an attorney.”

Brooke Aziere

Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science

“It allowed me to start my own investing business, in addition to being hired by TD Ameritrade as a retail trader after graduation.”

Franco Iozzo

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

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