Financial Aid

Kent State University disbursed more than $405 million in financial aid to more than 34,000 students in 2015-2016. More than $58 million in scholarships were awarded to admitted freshmen in 2015-2016.  More than 93 percent of Kent State's freshmen received some form of financial assistance in 2016-2017. The financial aid staff is committed to providing high-quality service to all students and attempts to explore all possible financial aid resources with students. Our Student Financial Aid Office will help you obtain the financial aid you need.

Applying for financial aid is a simple process:
  1. Apply for admission to Kent State University.
  2. Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and list Kent State as a recipient of your FAFSA information. The Federal School Code for Kent State is 003051.
  3. Complete the Kent State Scholarship Search Qualifier to determine your eligibility for scholarships.