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Youngstown State University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,407 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$7,847 tuition
$8,990 on campus room & board
$1,100 books and supplies
$470 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$18,647 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,087 tuition
$8,990 on campus room & board
$1,100 books and supplies
$470 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,293 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
97% of students receive aid
49% get federal aid ($4,663 avg)
38% get state aid ($1,362 avg)
62% get institn'l aid ($4,293 avg)
62% get loans ($5,746 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 0.771% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.794% 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 $7,258 75%
Federal Grant Aid $4,663 49%
Pell Grants $4,578 49%
Other Federal Grants $487 9%
Institution Grant Aid $4,293 62%
State Grant Aid $1,362 38%
Student Loans $5,746 62%
Federal Loans $5,393 62%
Other Loans $8,366 3%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 15
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Youngstown State University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555-0001
(877) 468-6978
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $337
Out of State $347


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Alexander from Warren, OH
  • I am a current student here

    I would definitely say that my money's going to the right place! Not only does the University build and maintain great facilities and beautiful campus grounds, it has developed a broad array of various majors from accounting to teaching, and pretty much everything in between!

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  • 5
  • Katherine from Girard, OH
  • I am a current student here

    I was originally a student at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, where I paid $32,000 a year for a sub-par education, cranky and unhelpful professors, and absolutely no supplemental assistance. Now I'm at YSU, paying less than half that price per year, and getting more out of my education than I ever could have imagined.

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