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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$20,268 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,672 tuition
$9,176 on campus room & board
$1,420 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$28,228 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$17,632 tuition
$9,176 on campus room & board
$1,420 books
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$3,850 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
90% of students receive aid
40% get federal aid ($4,944 avg)
27% get state aid ($1,068 avg)
57% get institn'l aid ($3,850 avg)
71% get loans ($6,940 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.49% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.41% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $6,053 74%
Federal Grant Aid $4,944 40%
Pell Grants $4,155 39%
Other Federal Grants $1,147 32%
Institution Grant Aid $3,850 57%
State Grant Aid $1,068 27%
Student Loans $6,940 71%
Federal Loans $6,032 71%
Other Loans $10,110 7%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Kent State University at Kent offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
800 East Summit Street
Kent, OH 44242-0001
(330) 672-3000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $440
Out of State $802


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Dana from Streetsboro, OH
  • Apr-04-2014 I am a current student here

    I do feel like it is a little expensive, but I do feel the education is quality. So far I've only had two teachers that I really disliked and thought my money/time was wasted.

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  • 4
  • Corey from Akron, OH
  • Jan-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Inexpensive compared to many colleges and the education and college experience you get are well worth the money.

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  • 5
  • Jordan from Round Lake, IL
  • Dec-17-2013 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    You will get your moneys worth attending this college. At Kent state they have a very cool vibe.

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