Kent State University at Kent

Kent, Ohio


Costs to Attend Kent State University at Kent

Are you interested in applying to Kent State University at Kent yet wondering how much it costs or if you can afford to attend? Use our comprehensive price data and loan calculation tools to assist in determining if this school makes financial sense for you and your intended major of study.

Annual Cost

  • Total One Academic Year Cost
  • Ohio Residents: $20,268
  • Non Ohio Residents: $28,228
  • Cost Itemization
  • Tution for Ohio Residents: $9,672
  • Tution for non-Ohio Residents: $17,632
  • Room and Board or estimated off campus living expense: $9,176
  • Books and Supplies: $1,420
  • Other Fees: $0

The cost per year to attend Kent State University at Kent is $20,268 for the 2012/2013 academic year. Residents outside of Ohio have a total one year cost of $28,228. How much may your student loan payments be and can you afford to attend? If you are interested in learning more, request additional information to be sent to you from Kent State University, Kent

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey and represent reported costs for the 2012-2013 and 2011-2012 academic years. Please consult the school directly for the most up to date price information.

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Estimated 4 Year Cost at Current Tuition

At current published tuition rates, the estimated total tuition and living expense cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree at Kent State University at Kent is $81,072 for students graduating in normal time. Our methodology for estimating the 4 year cost is a multiple of the most recent reported annual cost and does not factor in tuition increases.

  • 4 Year Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $81,072
  • 4 Year Out of State Total Cost (tuition and living expenses): $112,912

Estimated Cost Per Semester

  • Ohio Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $10,134
  • Non Ohio Residents Total Cost Per Semester: $14,114

Average Net Price and Financial Aid

  • Average Annual Net Price: $17,489*
  • Estimated Average 4 Year Degree Cost: $69,956**
  • Percent of Students Receiving Grant Aid: 62%
  • Average Annual Total Grant Aid Amount: $6,280
  • Percent of Students Receiving Pell Grants: 38%
  • Average Amount of Pell Grant Aid: $4,410
  • Percent of Students Receiving Federal Student Loans: 65%
  • Average Amount of Federal Student Loan Aid: $7,393

*Reported Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

**Based on a 4 year multiple of Average Annual Net Price for in state students receiving grant or scholarship aid reported to the U.S. Department of Education's 2011-2012 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Consult this school's net price calculator for further understanding of your potential net price.

Note that for colleges with no reported on-campus room and board, the average net price has been increased to account for living expenses. This number may not only reflect the net price paid to the school for tuition.

For Profit / Not For Profit Status

Kent State University at Kent is a not for profit institution.

Example Student Loan Payments and Costs

How much are estimated student loan payments for Kent State University at Kent? Below are the costs for an example student loan if you borrowed $69,956, our estimated average net price for a four year degree. Note that this calculation assumes you are part of the reported 62% of students at this school who receive financial aid and you are paying an average annual net price of $17,489. If you do not financially qualify for a reduced net price, your student loan payments may be significantly higher than this example. Use our Kent State University at Kent student loan calculator below to change loan assumptions and recalculate.

Student loans are not free money and must be repaid. You cannot dismiss student loans by via bankruptcy.

  • Monthly Payment: $703.63
  • Amount Borrowed: $69,956.00
  • Interest Rate: 3.9%
  • Term: 10 years
  • Number of Monthly Payments: 120
  • Total Interest Cost: $14,479.02
  • Total of All Payments of 10 years: $84,435.02

Loan Affordability & Salary

Can I afford to attend Kent State University at Kent? To keep student loan payments affordable, it is recommended not to borrow more than you can pay back using 10% of your monthly income. When planning how to afford Kent State University at Kent, you need to carefully consider if it will be realistic to make the post graduation loan payments based on your expected salary.

Using these parameters, a salary of $84,435.02 is recommended to afford a $703.63 monthly payment in the example loan modeled above. This assumes a loan payback over 10 years. You can change the terms of this example loan using the student loan calculator below.

Estimated Future Cost and Expected Tuition Increase

What will it cost to send your child to Kent State University at Kent in the future? In the past five years, this school's published in-state tuition and fee total rose from $8,430 to $9,346. This amounts to an average annual price increase of 2.2%. Nationally, university tuition prices are rising around 5% per year. Looking out five, ten, fifteen or eighteen years, these are CollegeCalc's estimates how much you can expect to pay for a 4 year degree at this school assuming tuition increases along at the national average rate. Estimated future prices are based on the current in-state 4 year cost of $81,072.00. Use our college savings plan calculator below to perform a more comprehensive analysis on future costs and how much you will need to save for Kent State University at Kent.

  • Estimated Cost in 5 years for students enrolling in 2019 - Annual: $27,873, 4 Year Degree: $111,493
  • Estimated Cost in 10 years for students enrolling in 2024 - Annual: $35,574, 4 Year Degree: $142,296
  • Estimated Cost in 15 years for students enrolling in 2029 - Annual: $45,403, 4 Year Degree: $181,610
  • Estimated Cost in 18 years for students enrolling in 2032 - Annual: $52,559, 4 Year Degree: $210,237

Cost Per Credit Hour and Cost Per Class

Some schools offer the ability to take single classes by paying on a per credit hour basis. The reported price per credit hour and estimated cost for one class at Kent State University at Kent are as follows.

  • Price per credit hour for Ohio residents: $425
  • Cost for one class for Ohio residents (3 credit hours): $1,275
  • Price per credit hour for out of state residents: $787
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (3 credit hours): $2,361
  • Cost for one class for out of state residents (4 credit hours): $3,148

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Tuition History

What was tuition at Kent State University at Kent for the past five, ten, fifteen or twenty years? Looking at historical tuition increase rates may provide an indication as to expected increases in the future. Historical tuition and fees for all available data years back to 1987 follows.

  • 2010 - $8,726 In State / $16,418 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 3.5% Annual Increase
  • 2009 - $8,430 In State / $15,862 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0% Annual Increase
  • 2008 - $8,430 In State / $15,862 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 0% Annual Increase
  • 2007 - $8,430 In State / $15,862 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 6% Annual Increase
  • 2006 - $7,954 In State / $15,386 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 6% Annual Increase
  • 2005 - $7,504 In State / $14,516 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 9% Annual Increase
  • 2004 - $6,882 In State / $13,314 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 8% Annual Increase
  • 2003 - $6,374 In State / $12,330 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 13.9% Annual Increase
  • 2002 - $5,598 In State / $11,086 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 8.2% Annual Increase
  • 2001 - $5,176 In State / $10,352 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 3.3% Annual Increase
  • 2000 - $5,013 In State / $9,917 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.6% Annual Increase
  • 1999 - $4,660 In State / $9,320 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4.5% Annual Increase
  • 1998 - $4,460 In State / $8,920 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4% Annual Increase
  • 1997 - $4,288 In State / $8,576 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5% Annual Increase
  • 1996 - $4,084 In State / $8,168 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4% Annual Increase
  • 1995 - $3,927 In State / $7,854 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5% Annual Increase
  • 1994 - $3,740 In State / $7,480 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 4% Annual Increase
  • 1993 - $3,596 In State / $7,192 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 9% Annual Increase
  • 1992 - $3,300 In State / $6,570 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 10.3% Annual Increase
  • 1991 - $2,993 In State / $5,877 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 5.9% Annual Increase
  • 1990 - $2,826 In State / $5,426 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 7.5% Annual Increase
  • 1989 - $2,630 In State / $4,830 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 10.1% Annual Increase
  • 1988 - $2,388 In State / $4,352 Out of State Tuition and Fees. 13.5% Annual Increase
  • 1987 - $2,104 In State / $3,904 Out of State Tuition and Fees.

Cost for Popular Majors

Below are the most popular undergraduate areas of study at Kent State University at Kent ranked by degrees conferred during the 2010/2011 academic year along with their estimated total program cost. Please consult the school's website for further information as actual costs for specific program may vary. Price estimates assume graduation in normal time. Our methodology for estimating these costs is a two or four year multiple of the current one year tuition and living cost of $20,268. Associates degrees are assumed to be completed in two years and bachelors degrees are assumed to take four years.

Area of Study Graduates Estimated Degree + Living Expense Cost
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's Degree 444 $81,072
4 year cost
Speech Communication and Rhetoric Bachelor's Degree 176 $81,072
4 year cost
Fashion Merchandising Bachelor's Degree 168 $81,072
4 year cost
General Studies Bachelor's Degree 143 $81,072
4 year cost
Engineering, General Bachelor's Degree 136 $81,072
4 year cost
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General Bachelor's Degree 104 $81,072
4 year cost
Architecture Bachelor's Degree 96 $81,072
4 year cost
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Bachelor's Degree 76 $81,072
4 year cost
Early Childhood Education and Teaching Bachelor's Degree 66 $81,072
4 year cost
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching Bachelor's Degree 60 $81,072
4 year cost
Special Education and Teaching, General Bachelor's Degree 53 $81,072
4 year cost
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other Bachelor's Degree 47 $81,072
4 year cost
Fashion/Apparel Design Bachelor's Degree 46 $81,072
4 year cost
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Bachelor's Degree 46 $81,072
4 year cost
Journalism Bachelor's Degree 46 $81,072
4 year cost
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management Bachelor's Degree 45 $81,072
4 year cost
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General Bachelor's Degree 44 $81,072
4 year cost
Commercial and Advertising Art Bachelor's Degree 44 $81,072
4 year cost
Interior Design Bachelor's Degree 39 $81,072
4 year cost
Advertising Bachelor's Degree 39 $81,072
4 year cost
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other Bachelor's Degree 37 $81,072
4 year cost
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General Bachelor's Degree 33 $81,072
4 year cost
Radio and Television Bachelor's Degree 32 $81,072
4 year cost
Education, General Bachelor's Degree 32 $81,072
4 year cost
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General Bachelor's Degree 28 $81,072
4 year cost
Art Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 27 $81,072
4 year cost
Mathematics, General Bachelor's Degree 24 $81,072
4 year cost
Social Studies Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 22 $81,072
4 year cost
Public Relations/Image Management Bachelor's Degree 21 $81,072
4 year cost
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry Bachelor's Degree 19 $81,072
4 year cost
Art History, Criticism and Conservation Bachelor's Degree 17 $81,072
4 year cost
Photojournalism Bachelor's Degree 17 $81,072
4 year cost
Zoology/Animal Biology Bachelor's Degree 17 $81,072
4 year cost
Anthropology Bachelor's Degree 16 $81,072
4 year cost
Painting Bachelor's Degree 16 $81,072
4 year cost
Legal Assistant/Paralegal Bachelor's Degree 15 $81,072
4 year cost
Natural Resources/Conservation, General Bachelor's Degree 14 $81,072
4 year cost
Mathematics Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 14 $81,072
4 year cost
Visual and Performing Arts, General Bachelor's Degree 12 $81,072
4 year cost
Spanish Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 11 $81,072
4 year cost
Athletic Training/Trainer Bachelor's Degree 11 $81,072
4 year cost
Psychology, General Bachelor's Degree 11 $81,072
4 year cost
Biotechnology Bachelor's Degree 10 $81,072
4 year cost
Music Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 10 $81,072
4 year cost
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies Bachelor's Degree 9 $81,072
4 year cost
French Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 9 $81,072
4 year cost
Biology/Biological Sciences, General Bachelor's Degree 9 $81,072
4 year cost
Health Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 9 $81,072
4 year cost
Dance, General Bachelor's Degree 9 $81,072
4 year cost
Finance, General Bachelor's Degree 8 $81,072
4 year cost
Physics, General Bachelor's Degree 8 $81,072
4 year cost
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor Bachelor's Degree 7 $81,072
4 year cost
Commercial Photography Bachelor's Degree 7 $81,072
4 year cost
Industrial Engineering Bachelor's Degree 7 $81,072
4 year cost
African-American/Black Studies Bachelor's Degree 7 $81,072
4 year cost
Political Science and Government, General Bachelor's Degree 6 $81,072
4 year cost
Sociology Bachelor's Degree 6 $81,072
4 year cost
Applied Mathematics, General Bachelor's Degree 6 $81,072
4 year cost
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 6 $81,072
4 year cost
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies Bachelor's Degree 5 $81,072
4 year cost
Public Health, General Bachelor's Degree 5 $81,072
4 year cost
Business Administration and Management, General Bachelor's Degree 5 $81,072
4 year cost
Accounting Bachelor's Degree 5 $81,072
4 year cost
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation Bachelor's Degree 4 $81,072
4 year cost
Marketing/Marketing Management, General Bachelor's Degree 4 $81,072
4 year cost
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist Bachelor's Degree 3 $81,072
4 year cost
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies Bachelor's Degree 3 $81,072
4 year cost
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution Bachelor's Degree 3 $81,072
4 year cost
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 3 $81,072
4 year cost
Kinesiology and Exercise Science Bachelor's Degree 3 $81,072
4 year cost
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS Bachelor's Degree 2 $81,072
4 year cost
Russian Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 2 $81,072
4 year cost
English Language and Literature, General Bachelor's Degree 2 $81,072
4 year cost
Botany/Plant Biology Bachelor's Degree 2 $81,072
4 year cost
Business/Managerial Economics Bachelor's Degree 2 $81,072
4 year cost
History, General Bachelor's Degree 2 $81,072
4 year cost
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education Bachelor's Degree 2 $81,072
4 year cost
Geography Bachelor's Degree 1 $81,072
4 year cost
International Relations and Affairs Bachelor's Degree 1 $81,072
4 year cost
German Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 1 $81,072
4 year cost
Music, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $81,072
4 year cost
Latin Language and Literature Bachelor's Degree 1 $81,072
4 year cost
Pre-Dentistry Studies Bachelor's Degree 1 $81,072
4 year cost
Human Development and Family Studies, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $81,072
4 year cost
Humanities/Humanistic Studies Bachelor's Degree 1 $81,072
4 year cost
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst Bachelor's Degree 1 $81,072
4 year cost
Computer Science Bachelor's Degree 1 $81,072
4 year cost
Philosophy Bachelor's Degree 1 $81,072
4 year cost
Chemistry, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $81,072
4 year cost
Geology/Earth Science, General Bachelor's Degree 1 $81,072
4 year cost

About Kent State University at Kent

Kent State University at Kent is a four year public college located in Kent, Ohio.  Full time enrollment is 21,028 and part time is 6,827.  For the 2011/2012 school year, the school received 13,980 applicants. 12,231 were admitted and 4,351 enrolled.

Students attending this school may pursue both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

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  • Kent, Ohio
  • 44242-0001

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