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Kent State University at Kent Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$21,932 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$10,012 tuition
$10,720 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$30,296 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$18,376 tuition
$10,720 on campus room & board
$1,200 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,536 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
95% of students receive aid
33% get federal aid ($4,387 avg)
22% get state aid ($1,440 avg)
79% get institn'l aid ($5,536 avg)
66% get loans ($7,272 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 0.666% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 1.11% 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 $7,204 86%
Federal Grant Aid $4,387 33%
Pell Grants $4,155 32%
Other Federal Grants $1,768 8%
Institution Grant Aid $5,536 79%
State Grant Aid $1,440 22%
Student Loans $7,272 66%
Federal Loans $5,959 66%
Other Loans $11,392 8%

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 $456
Out of State $818


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Kayla from Mundelein, IL
  • Feb-21-2017 I am a current student here

    I am working on campus and they work with my schedule perfect! I also get free food which is amazing!

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  • 4
  • Donovan from Toledo, OH
  • Dec-30-2016 I am a current student here

    The cost is definitely worth the Kent State experience. I could not imagine going to school anywhere else. The investment I have decided to make was one of the best decisions I ever made.

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  • 5
  • Megan from South Euclid, OH
  • Dec-02-2015 I am a current student here

    Kent State, like any university costs a pretty penny. I guarantee after you graduate you will have an amazing education, lifelong friends and memories that will make it all worth it!

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  • 5
  • Tiffany from Warren, OH
  • Nov-24-2015 I am a current student here

    Kent State University have a very nice memorial from the 60's where the Kent State Shootings took place during the Vietnam war. They have lighted posts for the fallen students. I love how it is apart of history and not just another college.

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