Kansas Trucking Schools

About Trucking Schools in Kansas
Total Schools:
23
Undergraduate Programs:
17
Graduate Programs:
3
Average Acceptance Rate:
72%
Average Tuition Cost:
$7,969
Average Loan Amount:
$5,206
Average Scholarship Award:
$3,465
Average Classroom Size:
15 Students

Earning a certificate or degree in a trucking field can help you get started in a great career. Kansas has lots of educational options for you; there are 15 schools with these programs, including nine schools with postgraduate degrees. The average cost of tuition in Kansas is $3,163, which is considerably lower than the average cost in many other states.

In addition to low tuition costs, Kansas also has myriad scholarships for diesel and trucking students. Lang Diesel Inc. is a local equipment dealer. If you agree to work at Lang Diesel Inc. for two years after graduation, you can get a scholarship in addition to a sign-on bonus.

Comparing Truck Driving Schools in Kansas

As you evaluate different school choices, you may want to look at how each school prepares you for certification and licensure. If you are studying diesel technology, you may want to choose a program that gets you ready for ASE Certification. For example, has a diesel technology program that is designed to give you the skills you need for ASE Certification. All instructors are Master ASE Certified, and the program itself is ASE Certified.

If you are studying truck driving, make sure that the program you choose is appropriate for the type of license you are pursuing. Most programs educate you at a Class A licensure level. offers 160 hours of training over five weeks to prepare you for a Class A exam. is another Kansas school that gets students ready for a Class A exam.

  • Our student program helps you launch a rewarding truck driving career.
  • CRST helps hundreds of students earn their Class A License every year.
  • Military Apprenticeship Program

Life as a Trucker in Kansas

What kind of salary can you earn as a diesel mechanic or trucker?

Below you can find a graph outlining how Kansas trucking and diesel mechanic salaries compare to the nationwide average. All data retrieved from (2015).





After you earn your degree or certificate, you can begin your trucking career. Some of the most significant trucking employers in Kansas are MCT Transportation LLC, C.R. England, Estenson Logistics, and TMC Transportation. The overall job outlook is very positive. expects an 11% increase in demand for diesel mechanics. They also anticipate a in jobs for truck drivers between 2012 and 2022 (O*Net, 2015).

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(Great Bend,
KS)
• Medium Campus
• Rural Setting
$1,824 Tuition Cost
$2,176 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Dodge City,
KS)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$1,050 Tuition Cost
$912 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Emporia,
KS)
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$3,040 Tuition Cost
$1,541 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
(Fort Scott,
KS)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$1,410 Tuition Cost
$1,178 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Ft Scott Community College Truck Driver Training
(Fort Scott,
KS)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Overland Park,
KS)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Large Campus
• Urban Setting
$2,970 Tuition Cost
$2,385 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Kansas City CC Truck Driving School
(Kansas City,
KS)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Kansas City,
KS)
• Medium Campus
• Urban Setting
$1,860 Tuition Cost
$2,854 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(McPherson,
KS)
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$21,216 Tuition Cost
$9,546 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Beloit,
KS)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$3,492 Tuition Cost
$640 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
(Goodland,
KS)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$1,935 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
(Overland Park,
KS)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$10,740 Tuition Cost
(Salina,
KS)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$3,069 Tuition Cost
$500 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
(Liberal,
KS)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$1,408 Tuition Cost
$1,102 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Southwest Kansas Tech
(Liberal,
KS)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Sterling,
KS)
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$20,950 Tuition Cost
$9,917 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Stroud Truck Driving Academy
(Elwood,
KS)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Hillsboro,
KS)
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$21,160 Tuition Cost
$11,092 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Kansas City,
KS)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Lawrence,
KS)
• Large Campus
• Urban Setting
$8,000 Tuition Cost
$5,410 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Topeka,
KS)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$781 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
(Wichita,
KS)
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$5,191 Tuition Cost
$3,463 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Wichita Area Votech Truck Driver Training
(Wichita,
KS)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs