Big 12 Conference Colleges Tuition Comparison

The Big 12 Conference is a ten-school collegiate athletic conference headquartered in Irving, Texas. It is a member of the NCAA's Division I for all sports; its football teams compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS; formerly Division I-A), the higher of two levels of NCAA Division I football competition. Member schools are located in Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, and West Virginia.

Next table shows general academic characteristics of the best big 12 conference schools. You can see the full information of each school by following link on the school's name.
Table. Big 12 Conference College Overview
NameLocationTypeAcceptance RatesPopulation
Baylor University Waco, TX Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 57% 16,787
Iowa State University Ames, IA Public, Four or more years 83% 35,714
University of Kansas Lawrence, KS Public, Four or more years 92% 27,259
Kansas State University Manhattan, KS Public, Four or more years 96% 24,146
University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus Norman, OK Public, Four or more years 80% 27,428
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus Stillwater, OK Public, Four or more years 76% 25,930
The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX Public, Four or more years 40% 50,950
Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX Private not-for-profit, Four or more years 47% 10,323
Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX Public, Four or more years 66% 35,859
West Virginia University Morgantown, WV Public, Four or more years 85% 28,776

Big 12 Conference Tuition Comparison

Below, we summarize and compare the tuition and other costs at Big 12 Conference colleges. Tuition is an amount of money charged to students for instructional services. Tuition may be charged per term, per course, or per credit. In-state tuition rate applies to students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements and out-of-tuition rate is for students who do not meet the ins-state residency requirements. The required fee is a fixed sum charged to students for items not covered by tuition. The book and supplies is the estimated average cost of books and supplies for a typical student for an entire academic year (or program).

You can see more comprehensive tuition comparison between the Big 12 Conference schools at Big 12 Conference schools tuition comparing page.

Tuition and Fees - Undergraduate

Next table summarizes the 2015 undergraduate tuition and fees between the schools.
Table. Big 12 Conference - Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
In-StateOut-Of-State
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies
Baylor University $36,360$1,276 $36,360$1,276
Iowa State University $6,648$1,034 $19,768$1,034
University of Kansas $9,123$1,040 $23,774$1,040
Kansas State University $8,517$856 $22,596$856
University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus $4,296$714 $17,682$714
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus $4,620$1,030 $17,820$1,030
The University of Texas at Austin $9,806$750 $34,676$750
Texas Christian University $40,630$1,050 $40,630$1,050
Texas Tech University $5,277$1,200 $14,637$1,200
West Virginia University $7,632$900 $21,432$900

Tuition and Fees - Graduate

Next table summarizes graduate tuition and fees charged to students who holds a bachelor's or first-professional degree, or equivalent, and is taking courses at the post-baccalaureate level. These students may or may not be enrolled in graduate programs.
Table. Big 12 Conference - Graduate School Tuition and Fees
In-StateOut-Of-State
Tuition & FeesBooks & SuppliesTuition & FeesBooks & Supplies
Baylor University $30,150$1,276 $30,150$1,276
Iowa State University $9,172$1,034 $22,096$1,034
University of Kansas $9,958$1,040 $22,049$1,040
Kansas State University $9,972$856 $21,459$856
University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus $7,637$714 $20,818$714
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus $7,230$1,030 $21,384$1,030
The University of Texas at Austin $10,934$750 $20,762$750
Texas Christian University $25,518$1,050 $25,518$1,050
Texas Tech University $7,390$1,200 $14,410$1,200
West Virginia University $8,568$900 $22,140$900

Living Cost

Next table shows the living costs including room & board charge and other expenses. Room charge is for an academic year for rooming accommodations for a typical student sharing a room with one other student and board charge is for meals, for a specified number of meals per week. Other expenses include the money (estimated by the financial aid office) needed by a student to cover expenses such as laundry, transportation, entertainment, and furnishings.
Table. Big 12 Conference - Living Costs
On CampusOff Campus
(without family)
Off Campus
(with family)
Room and BoardOther ExpensesRoom and BoardOther ExpensesOther Expenses
Baylor University $11,360$3,962 $11,140$3,962 $3,962
Iowa State University $8,070$2,430 $8,070$2,430 $2,430
University of Kansas $9,176$3,076 $9,176$3,076 $3,076
Kansas State University $8,430$3,860 $7,030$3,860 $3,860
University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus $9,742$4,614 $9,742$4,614 $4,614
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus $8,860$4,640 $8,860$4,640 $4,640
The University of Texas at Austin $11,456$4,310 $11,456$4,310 $4,310
Texas Christian University $11,800$4,700 $11,800$4,700 $4,700
Texas Tech University $8,928$4,420 $8,928$4,420 $4,420
West Virginia University $9,872$2,400 $7,750$2,400 $2,400

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