Payment Options | Undergraduate Admissions | Kent State University

Payment Options

 

Single Payment

Kent State University accepts cash, money orders, personal checks, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover Card for payment on the student account (a convenience fee is assessed to all credit card payments). 

  • Online:  Online payment is the preferred method of payment as it is the fastest and most secure. Web payments from a checking or savings account, or by credit card can be made at https://payonline.kent.edu.
  • Mail: Check payments should be made payable to Kent State University and mailed to Kent State University, Bursar’s Office, PO Box 5190, Kent, OH  44242-0001.
  • In Person: Payments can be made using the payment drop box located outside the Bursar’s Office (131 Schwartz Center) or at any of the Kent State University Regional Campuses. For Kent Campus, please note that the One Stop for Student Services is unable to accept payment on the first floor of the University Library.
  • Flywire: International students can make a payment from their home country at kent.flywire.com.

Monthly Payment Options 

Pay semester charges over a 5, 4, or 3 month period. For additional information regarding this option, including the cost of the enrollment fee, please visit www.kent.afford.com or call 1-800-722-4867.

Fall Semester
Start Date
End Date
5 Pay
July 1
November 1
4 Pay
August 1
November 1
3 Pay
September 1
November 1
Spring Semester
Start Date
End Date
5 Pay
December 1
April 1
4 Pay
January 1
April 1
3 Pay
February 1
April 1

529 College Savings Plans

Payments from 529 plans should be received by the One Stop by the payment due date. If your 529 plan payment will not be received by the due date, you may still deduct the expected payment amount if you provide the One Stop with written confirmation from the 529 plan provider.