KSU Tuition & Cost

Kennesaw, Georgia

How much does it cost to attend?

In State Georgia Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Kennesaw State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$1,834
Room and Board $11,467
Other Expenses Budget$0
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
Out of State Costs for Kennesaw State University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$1,834
Room and Board $11,467
Other Expenses Budget$0

Residents of Georgia pay an annual total price of $18,879 to attend Kennesaw State University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $4,078 for tuition, $11,467 room and board, $1,500 for books and supplies and $1,834 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $28,597 which is 51.5% higher than Georgia residents. The tuition charge is $13,796 while room and board is $11,467, books and supplies are $1,500 and other fees come in at $1,834.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Kennesaw State University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
Net Price by Income Kennesaw State University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$13,046
$30,001 to $48,000$13,946
$48,001 to $75,000$16,124
$75,001 to $110,000$17,748

The average reported annual net price for Kennesaw State University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $15,451 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Kennesaw State University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $5,161 81%
Pell Grant $4,237 36%
Federal Student Loan $5,203 51%

The average reported annual net price for Kennesaw State University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $15,451 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Kennesaw State University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $48,396. The loan balance of $48,396 is a four year multiple of the $12,099 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $502 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.529%.

Example Loan $48,396
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $502.25
Total Interest Paid $11,873.43
Sum of All Loan Payments $60,269.43

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year Georgia Residents Non Residents
1 $18,879 $28,597
2 $19,064 $28,876
3 $19,250 $29,159
4 $19,438 $29,444

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Kennesaw State University to be $75,516 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Kennesaw State University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Georgia Residents $158 $474 $632
Out of State Residents $557 $1,671 $2,228

Estimated cost for a class at Kennesaw State University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Kennesaw State University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Kennesaw State University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama

Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, Tennessee

University of North Carolina at Asheville

Asheville, North Carolina

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

College of Charleston

Charleston, South Carolina

The University of West Florida

Pensacola, Florida

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=140164 IPEDS survey data for Kennesaw State University.

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