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On-Campus Tuition and Fees

The cost of an education at the University of Kansas is very competitive with other top health information management bachelor's degree programs in the U.S. See below for tuition, fees and other information in addition to financial aid and scholarship resources.

The amounts listed below are based on the 2017-2018 KU Comprehensive Fee Schedule, are provided as a guide only, and are not an official quote of costs. All figures are subject to change by the Kansas Board of Regents and the University of Kansas. Note: tuition may vary for KU students utilizing the 4-Year Tuition Compact.

Undergraduate tuition (Kansas residents)


per credit hour

60-63 credit hours to complete degree

Undergraduate course fee


per credit hour

60-63 credit hours to complete degree

E-learning undergraduate course fee


per credit hour


Campus fees


per semester

4 semesters

Background check  (required for all students)


one-time fee

AHIMA membership


per year

2 years

Drug screening


one-time fee*

Depends on clinical site

Application fee


one-time fee

Additional expenses, supplies, textbooks, etc. (estimated)


per semester

4 semesters

* Additional drug screenings may be required depending on the clinical site(s) attended and are the responsibility of the student. Students may also have expenses related to student health insurance and parking on campus. Proof of health insurance is required prior to entering the program.

Additional Information

Students in this program are required to have a computer that meets the minimum software and hardware requirements. Students are responsible for all costs associated with their computer including software, hardware, support, updates, and maintenance.

A management internship is required to complete the program, and students are responsible for all costs associated with the internship. Expenses vary by location.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial aid for students enrolled at KU Medical Center is separate from KU Lawrence campus financial aid. Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid for questions or additional information regarding tuition, fees, and financial aid.

A number of scholarships and awards are available through the School of Health Professions. In addition, the American Health Information Management Association and the Kansas Health Information Management Association offer scholarships and awards specifically for students entering a program in health information management.

See also: Scholarships for current students offered by the School of Health Professions

Apply for Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for students who qualify. Students should not wait to be accepted into an academic program to begin the financial aid process. Even if the application deadline for the intended program is later in the year, students are strongly encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Financial Aid (FAFSA) by the March 1 priority deadline.

Some financial aid grants and low-interest loans have limited funding. After the priority deadline, any remaining financial aid will be awarded as available.

Even if financial aid will not be requested, students are encouraged to file the FAFSA annually (same timeline as above). The School of Health Professions has scholarship funds available for students based on merit, financial need, or both. The FAFSA enables the school to consider all scholarship funds available. The FAFSA must be completed annually.

The total financial aid award package, including scholarships, loans, or need-based aid, cannot be finalized until the student's application materials and fee have been received and admission to KU has been completed.

Last modified: Jul 14, 2020

Prospective Students
The priority deadline to apply to this program is February 1. Applications may be accepted after the deadline based on space available in the next class.

More about this program:
Program overview
Eligibility and requirements
Apply online
Tuition and fees
KU Core Courses PDF document


We're here to answer your questions and help you prepare for a rewarding career in health information management. Advising for prospective students is available Monday-Friday by appointment. Please email for scheduling.

For advising on the Lawrence campus, please contact Robin Merritt at the KU Undergraduate Advising Center or visit third floor Summerfield Hall.