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Kent State Tuition & Cost

Kent, Ohio

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Ohio Resident Sticker Price
$26,670
In State Costs for Kent State University at Kent
Fee Cost
Tuition$10,602
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,706
Other Expenses Budget$3,162
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$35,546
Out of State Costs for Kent State University at Kent
Fee Cost
Tuition$19,478
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $11,706
Other Expenses Budget$3,162

Residents of Ohio pay an annual total price of $26,670 to attend Kent State University at Kent on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $10,602 for tuition, $11,706 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $0 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $35,546 which is 33.3% higher than Ohio residents. The tuition charge is $19,478 while room and board is $11,706, books and supplies are $1,200 and other fees come in at $0.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 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 Kent State University at Kent when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$18,643
Net Price by Income Kent State University at Kent
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$13,915
$30,001 to $48,000$15,374
$48,001 to $75,000$19,299
$75,001 to $110,000$21,699
$110,000+$22,051

The average reported annual net price for Kent State University at Kent for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $18,643 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

91% of full-time undergrad Kent State University at Kent received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $8,176 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 66% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,586 and 12% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $12,540.

Finanical Aid Kent State University at Kent
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $8,176 91%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $6,191 87%
Pell Grants $4,701 32%
Other Federal Grants $930 11%
State and Local Grants $1,875 23%
Federal Student Loans $5,586 66%
Other Student Loans $12,540 12%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Kent State University at Kent, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $69,956. The loan balance of $69,956 is a four year multiple of the $17,489 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 $667 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 2.75%.

Example Loan $69,956
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $667.46
Total Interest Paid $10,138.89
Sum of All Loan Payments $80,094.89

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$106,680
Year Ohio Residents Non Residents
1 $26,670 $35,546
2 $26,984 $35,965
3 $27,302 $36,389
4 $27,624 $36,818

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Kent State University at Kent to be $106,680 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.2% 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 Kent State University at Kent
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Ohio Residents $480 $1,440 $1,920
Out of State Residents $844 $2,532 $3,376

Estimated cost for a class at Kent State University at Kent 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 Kent State University at Kent versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Kent State University at Kent Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=203517 IPEDS survey data for Kent State University at Kent.