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Kent State University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Kent, OH

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $26,306
Out-of-state: $35,008
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,012
Out-of-state: $18,714
Room and Board
$11,362
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$3,582
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@kent.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003051
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
3,875 (90.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,793 (72.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,785 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
499 (17.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Award
$11,797
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,674 (96.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,364
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,126 (76.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,478
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 348 (12.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
1,213 (28.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,575

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
15,041 (79.2%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
11,661 (77.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
11,584 (99.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,647 (14.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$11,224
Need-Based Gift
Received by 10,543 (91.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,477
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 9,292 (80.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,301
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,002 (8.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
4,639 (24.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,096

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
72%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$31,113
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans, Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Library Science, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Previous College Experience, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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