2018 – 2019 Tuition Guarantee Cohort Rates | Kent State University

2018 – 2019 Tuition Guarantee Cohort Rates

The 2018 – 2019 Tuition Guarantee Cohort Rates apply to first-year degree-seeking undergraduate and eligible transfer students starting at Kent State during the 2018-19 academic year.

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. Detailed information regarding tuition, fees, and room and board can be found in the University Fee Register.  Additional information on the Tuition Guarantee Plan can be found in the Tuition Guarantee Program FAQ.

University Fee Register  Tuition Guarantee Program FAQ

The information reflects at-a-glance, generalized rates and are intended to act as a guide.

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. Detailed information regarding tuition and fees can be found in the University Fee Register. Other expenses not included in this total include a one-time enrollment fee and the following estimates: books $1,200; transportation $1,458; miscellaneous expenses $2,124.

Undergraduate Students

Expense Ohio Resident Cohort Non-Ohio Resident Cohort3
Tuition1 $10,756 $19,288
Room & Board2 $11,362 $11,362
Total $22,118 $30,650

1 Based on 12-18 semester hours (one academic year, two semesters for a full-time student). Program and special course fees are additional. A $456 per-credit-hour fee applies to all enrolled semester hours above 18 credits.

2 Based on a standard double room and The Blue board plan. Other room types and board plans at different prices are available. Please see the room and board cohort rates tab above for more details.

3 2017-2018 Non-Ohio Resident Surcharge. This rate is subject to change for Fall 2018.


 

International Undergraduate Students

Expense Non-Ohio Resident Cohort3
Tuition & Fees1 $19,288
Room & Board2 $11,362
Other: Medical Insurance, Books & Supplies4 $4,750
Total $35,400

1 Based on 12-18 semester hours (one academic year, two semesters for a full-time student). Program and special course fees are additional. A $456 per-credit-hour fee applies to all enrolled semester hours above 18 credits.

2 Based on a standard double room and The Blue board plan. Other room types and board plans at different prices are available. Please see the room and board cohort rates tab above for more details.

3 2017-2018 Non-Ohio Resident Surcharge. This rate is subject to change for Fall 2018.

Based on the Student Health Insurance premium for one year. The United States does not have universal health care. For this reason, the university requires all international students to purchase the sponsored student health insurance plan. Under certain criteria, a student may request a waiver of this charge.Total is based on an estimated cost of the required books/supplies for each term and is subject to change for Fall 2018.

More information on medical insurance for international students can be found on the University Health Services website.

All international students are required to pay the $20 per semester International Student Activity Fee.  The fee is assessed each semester to support the delivery of the various programs ISSS provides to its students.

Undergraduate Cohort Rates - Kent Campus

Ohio Resident Cohort Rates

Hours Instructional
Fee
General Fee1 Career
Exploration
Fee
Total
1 $404.94 $78.06 $6.00 $489.00
2 $809.88 $156.12 $12.00 $978.00
3 $1,214.82 $234.18 $18.00 $1,467.00
4 $1,619.76 $312.24 $24.00 $1,956.00
5 $2,024.70 $390.30 $30.00 $2,445.00
6 $2,429.64 $468.36 $36.00 $2,934.00
7 $2,834.58 $546.42 $42.00 $3,423.00
8 $3,239.52 $624.48 $48.00 $3,912.00
9 $3,644.46 $702.54 $54.00 $4,401.00
10 $4,049.40 $780.60 $60.00 $4,890.00
11 $4,376.75 $843.75 $66.00 $5,286.50
12-182 $4,448.43 $857.57 $72.00 $5,378.00

Non-Ohio Resident Cohort Rates

Hours Instructional
Fee
General Fee1 Career
Exploration
Fee
Non-OH Res.
Surcharge3
Total
1 $404.94 $78.06 $6.00 $362.00 $851.00
2 $809.88 $156.12 $12.00 $724.00 $1,702.00
3 $1,214.82 $234.18 $18.00 $1,086.00 $2,553.00
4 $1,619.76 $312.24 $24.00 $1,448.00 $3,404.00
5 $2,024.70 $390.30 $30.00 $1,810.00 $4,255.00
6 $2,429.64 $468.36 $36.00 $2,172.00 $5,106.00
7 $2,834.58 $546.42 $42.00 $2,534.00 $5,957.00
8 $3,239.52 $624.48 $48.00 $2,896.00 $6,808.00
9 $3,644.46 $702.54 $54.00 $3,258.00 $7,659.00
10 $4,049.40 $780.60 $60.00 $3,620.00 $8,510.00
11 $4,376.75 $843.75 $66.00 $3,982.00 $9,268.50
12-182 $4,448.43 $857.57 $72.00 $4,266.00 $9,644.00

In those cases where a student is taking 12-18 hours a attending a Regional Campus and the Kent Campus concurrently, the cohort rate will be assessed individually for each campus.  These individual tuition assessments added together will not exceed the Kent Campus cohort rate capped at between 12-18 credit hours during fall and spring terms.  The rate for summer terms are not capped at the full-time tuition rate between 12-18 credit hours.  Instead, the summer guarantee rate is based on the guaranteed cohort per-credit-hour rate.    

1 The general fee is mainly used to support student services and operations.  Examples include recreation services, athletics, student center, transportation services, and student organizations.  There's also a component that provides funding for facilities needs and for investment in off campus and distance learning.  Allocations of the general fee revenues are part of the University's annual budget building process.      

2 A flat rate applies to students taking between 12-18 credit hours. An additional $456.00 per credit hour is assessed for each credit hour enrolled above 18.

3 17/18 Non-Ohio Resident Surcharge. This rate is subject to change for Fall 2018.


Payment due dates

Payment due dates can be found on the One Stop for Student Services website.


Pending 2-week public comment period as noted on the Ohio Department of Higher Education website.

Regional Campus Per credit Hour Tuition Rates

OHIO RESIDENT
LOWER DIVISION Cohort Rates2

Hours Instructional Fee General Fee1 Career
Exploration
Fee
Total
1 $254.64 $18.86 $3.60 $277.10
2 $509.28 $37.72 $7.20 $554.20
3 $763.92 $56.58 $10.80 $831.30
4 $1,018.56 $75.44 $14.40 $1,108.40
5 $1,273.20 $94.30 $18.00 $1,385.00
6 $1,527.84 $113.16 $21.60 $1,662.60
7 $1,782.48 $132.02 $25.20 $1,939.70
8 $2,037.12 $150.88 $28.80 $2,216.80
9 $2,291.76 $169.74 $32.40 $2,493.90
10 $2,546.40 $188.60 $36.00 $2,7771.00
11 $2,749.27 $203.73 $39.60 $2,992.60
12-184 $2,794.89 $207.11 $43.20 $3,045.20

OHIO RESIDENT
UPPER DIVISION Cohort Rates3

Hours Instructional Fee General Fee1 Career
Exploration
Fee
Total
1 $301.14 $18.86 $3.60 $323.60
2 $602.28 $37.72 $7.20 $647.20
3 $903.42 $56.58 $10.80 $970.80
4 $1,204.56 $75.44 $14.40 $1,294.40
5 $1,505.70 $94.30 $18.00 $1,618.00
6 $1,806.84 $113.16 $21.60 $1,941.60
7 $2,107.98 $132.02 $25.20 $2,265.20
8 $2,409.12 $150.88 $28.80 $2,588.80
9 $2,710.26 $169.74 $32.40 $2,912.40
10 $3,011.40 $188.60 $36.00 $3,236.00
11 $3,254.27 $203.73 $39.60 $3,497.60
12-184 $3,310.89 $207.11 $43.20 $3,561.20

NON-OHIO RESIDENT
LOWER DIVISION Cohort Rates2

Hours Instructional Fee General Fee1 Career
Exploration
Fee
Non-OH Res.
Surcharge
Total
1 $254.64 $18.86 $3.60 $362.00 $639.10
2 $509.28 $37.72 $7.20 $724.00 $1,278.20
3 $763.92 $56.58 $10.80 $1,086.00 $1,917.30
4 $1,018.56 $75.44 $14.40 $1,448.00 $2,556.40
5 $1,273.20 $94.30 $18.00 $1,810.00 $3,195.50
6 $1,527.84 $113.16 $21.60 $2,172.00 $3,834.60
7 $1,782.48 $132.02 $25.20 $2,534.00 $4,473.70
8 $2,037.12 $150.88 $28.80 $2,896.00 $5,112.80
9 $2,291.76 $169.74 $32.40 $3,258.00 $5,751.90
10 $2,546.40 $188.60 $36.00 $3,620.00 $6,391.00
11 $2,749.27 $203.73 $39.60 $3,982.00 $6,974.60
12-184 $2,794.89 $207.11 $43.20 $4,266.00 $7,311.20

NON-OHIO RESIDENT
UPPER DIVISION Cohort Rates3

Hours Instructional Fee General Fee1 Career
Exploration
Fee
Non-OH Res.
Surcharge
Total
1 $301.14 $18.86 $3.60 $362.00 $685.60
2 $602.28 $37.72 $7.20 $724.00 $1,371.20
3 $903.42 $56.58 $10.80 $1,086.00 $2,056.80
4 $1,204.56 $75.44 $14.40 $1,448.00 $2,742.40
5 $1,505.70 $94.30 $18.00 $1,810.00 $3,428.00
6 $1,806.84 $113.16 $21.60 $2,172.00 $4,113.60
7 $2,107.98 $132.02 $25.20 $2,534.00 $4,779.20
8 $2,409.12 $150.88 $28.80 $2,896.00 $5,484.80
9 $2,710.26 $169.74 $32.40 $3,258.00 $6,170.40
10 $3,011.40 $188.60 $36.00 $3,620.00 $6,856.00
11 $3,254.27 $203.73 $39.60 $3,982.00 $7,479.60
12-184 $3,310.89 $207.11 $43.20 $4,266.00 $7,827.20

North W. Va./W. Pa.
Lower Division Cohort Rates2

Hours Instructional Fee General Fee1 Career
Services
Fee
Non-OH Res.
Surcharge
Total
1 $254.64 $18.86 $3.60 $73.00 $350.10
2 $509.28 $37.72 $7.20 $146.00 $700.20
3 $763.92 $56.58 $10.80 $219.00 $1,050.30
4 $1,018.56 $75.44 $14.40 $292.00 $1,400.40
5 $1,273.20 $94.30 $18.00 $365.00 $1,750.50
6 $1,527.84 $113.16 $21.60 $438.00 $2,100.60
7 $1,782.48 $132.02 $25.20 $511.00 $2,450.70
8 $2,037.12 $150.88 $28.80 $584.00 $2,800.80
9 $2,291.76 $169.74 $32.40 $657.00 $3,150.90
10 $2,546.40 $188.60 $36.00 $730.00 $3,501.00
11 $2,749.27 $203.73 $39.60 $803.00 $3,795.60
12-184 $2,794.89 $207.11 $43.20 $853.00 $3,898.20

North W. Va./W. Pa.
Upper Division Cohort Rates3

Hours Instructional Fee General Fee1 Career
Exploration
Fee
Non-OH Res.
Surcharge
Total
1 $301.14 $18.86 $3.60 $73.00 $396.60
2 $602.28 $37.72 $7.20 $146.00 $793.20
3 $903.42 $56.58 $10.80 $219.00 $1,189.80
4 $1,204.56 $75.44 $14.40 $292.00 $1,586.40
5 $1,505.70 $94.30 $18.00 $365.00 $1,983.00
6 $1,806.84 $113.16 $21.60 $438.00 $2,379.60
7 $2,107.98 $132.02 $25.20 $511.00 $2,776.20
8 $2,409.12 $150.88 $28.80 $584.00 $3,172.80
9 $2,710.26 $169.74 $32.40 $657.00 $3,569.40
10 $3,011.40 $188.60 $36.00 $730.00 $3,966.00
11 $3,254.27 $203.73 $39.60 $803.00 $4,300.60
12-184 $3,310.89 $207.11 $43.20 $853.00 $4,414.20
 

In those cases where a student is taking 12-18 hours and attending a Regional campus and the Kent campus concurrently, the cohort rate will be assessed individually for each campus.  These individual tuition assessments added together will not exceed the Kent campus cohort rate capped at between 12-18 credit hours during fall and spring terms.  The rate for summer terms are not capped at the full-time tuition rate between 12-18 credit hours.  Instead, the summer guarantee rate is based on the guaranteed cohort per-credit-hour rate.

1 The general fee is used to fund various non-instructional student and academic support services and operations at the Regional Campuses.  Examples include disability services, learning centers, student activities and organizations.

2 Lower Division includes 10000 and 20000 level courses.  Students only taking regional campus lower division courses will not be assessed more than the respective lower division cohort rate capped at between 12-18 credit hours.

3 Upper Division includes 30000 and 40000 level courses.  Students only taking regional campus lower and upper division courses will not be assessed more than the respective upper division upper division cohort rate capped at between 12-18 credit hours.

4 Students enrolled at both a Regional campus and the Kent campus for more than 18 credit hours will be assessed an additional $456 per credit hour for each credit hour enrolled above 18.

5 17/18 Non-Ohio Resident Surcharge. This rate is subject to change for Fall 2018.

Note: There is an additional $150.50 cohort per credit hour instructional fee for lower division and $103.50 per credit hour instructional fee for upper division fully online regional campuses courses.   This cohort rate excludes online courses associated exclusively with the Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Technical Studies, and Associate of Applied Business programs.


Graduate Students

Graduate Student rates are based on Kent campus Graduate Rate


Payment due dates

Payment due dates can be found on the One Stop for Student Services website.


Pending 2-week public comment period as noted on the Ohio Department of Higher Education website.

Room and Board Rates Included in the Tuition Guarantee Plan

Room Rates

Room Type Fall 2018 Cohort Rate per Semester
Triple Room  $3,330
Quad Room  $3,330
Double* (Preponderant)  $3,540
Triple with Private Bath  $3,748
Double with Private Bath  $3,958
Two Person Semi-Suite with Shared Bath  $ 3,958
Single  $4,010
Single with Half Bath  $4,218
Deluxe Single  $4,322
Single with Shared Bath  $4,428
Double Deluxe Apartment   $ 4,582
Single with Private Bath  $4,638
Two Bedroom Suite with Shared Bath  $4,740
Single Studio   $4,950
Four Bedroom Apartment   $5,052
Single Apartment   $5,262

*Figure used on the the Tuition Guarantee At-a-Glance tab.

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Board/Meal Plan Rates

Plan Type Fall 2018 Cohort Rate per Semester
The Gold   $2,545
The Blue* (Preponderant)  $2,141
Flash 100  $1,250
Flash 50  $700
Flash 30  $500
Flex Plan  $800
Go Plan (Regional Campus Plan)  $150

*Figure used on the the Tuition Guarantee At-a-Glance tab.

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