2020-2021 Non-Guarantee Tuition Rates

 


Tuition rates for students that began attendance at KSU prior to fall 2018, graduate students, and guest students, are available below. Students that began attendance prior to fall 2018 are not eligible for the tuition guarantee program. These students pay the published rates for each academic year.

Kent Campus - Non-Guarantee Tuition Cost At-a-Glance

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 $2,054; miscellaneous expenses $1,672.


 

Undergraduate - Kent Campus students

Expense Ohio Resident Non-Ohio Resident3

Tuition1

$10,212.00 $19,088.00

Room & Board2

$12,084.00 $12,084.00

Total

$22,296.00 $31,172.00

Based on 12-18 semester hours (one academic year, two semesters for a full-time student). Program and special course fees are additional. A $465 per-credit-hour fee applies to all enrolled semester hours above 18 credits.

Based on a standard double room and The Blue board plan. Other room types and board plans at different prices are available.

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

More information on room and board rates can be found on the Housing website.

Payment due dates can be found on the One Stop for Student Services website at www.kent.edu/onestop


Graduate Students

Expense Ohio Resident Non-Ohio Resident

Tuition1

$11,766.00 $21,952.00

Dissertation I – Equal to approximately 6 graduate credit hours:  $3,030.00 ($2,527.80 Instructional fee/$442.20 General fee)

Thesis II –  Equal to approximately 1/3 of the graduate per credit hour rate: $167.00 ($142.55 Instructional fee/$24.45 General fee)         

Dissertation II – Equal to approximately 1/3 of the graduate per credit hour rate: $167.00 ($142.55 Instructional fee/$24.45 General fee). Thesis II applies to all graduate students who were registered in a previous semester for 6 hours of Thesis I but have not completed their thesis.

1 Based on 11-18 credit hours (one academic year, two semesters for a full-time student).  Program and special course fees are additional. A $536 per credit hour fee applies to all enrolled semester hours above 18 credits.

Payment due dates can be found on the One Stop for Student Services website at www.kent.edu/onestop


International Students

Expense Undergraduate

Tuition & Fees1

$19,088.00

Room & Board2

$12,084.00

Other: Medical Insurance, Books & Supplies3

$7,676.00

Total

$37,122.00

Based on one academic year, two semesters for a full-time international student. Program and special course fees are additional.

Based on a standard double room and basic board plan. Other room types and board plans at different prices are available.

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 each fall.

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.

Payment due dates can be found on the One Stop for Student Services website at www.kent.edu/onestop

Kent Campus - Non-Tuition Guarantee Rates

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 $1,358; miscellaneous expenses $1,804.

* THERE IS NO FLAT RATE FOR SUMMER.  THEREFORE, STUDENTS PAY THE PER CREDIT HOUR RATE FOR EACH CREDIT HOUR REGISTERED.

Kent Campus Undergraduate Students NON-TUITION GUARANTEE COHORT RATES 2020-2021

Ohio Resident Rates

Hours Instructional
Fee
General Fee Total
1 $391.30 $73.70 $465.00
2 $782.60 $147.40 $930.00
3 $1,173.90 $221.10 $1,395.00
4 $1,565.20 $294.80 $1,860.00
5 $1,956.50 $368.50 $2,325.00
6 $2,347.80 $442.20 $2,790.00
7 $2,739.10 $515.90 $3,255.00
8 $3,130.40 $589.60 $3,720.00
9 $3,521.70 $663.30 $4,185.00
10 $3,913.00 $737.00 $4,650.00
11 $4,279.50 $796.00 $5,075.50
12-181 $4,296.30 $809.70 $5,106.00

Non-Ohio Resident Rates

Hours Instructional
Fee
General Fee Non-OH Res.
Surcharge2
Total
1 $391.30 $73.70 $370.00 $835.00
2 $782.60 $147.40 $740.00 $1,670.00
3 $1,173.90 $221.10 $1,110.00 $2,505.00
4 $1,565.20 $294.80 $1,480.00 $3,340.00
5 $1,956.50 $368.50 $1,850.00 $4,175.00
6 $2,347.80 $442.20 $2,220.00 $5,010.00
7 $2,739.10 $515.90 $2,590.00 $5,845.00
8 $3,130.40 $589.60 $2,960.00 $6,680.00
9 $3,521.70 $663.30 $3,330.00 $7,515.00
10 $3,913.00 $737.00 $3,700.00 $8,350.00
11 $4,279.50 $796.00 $4,070.00 $9,145.50
12-181 $4,296.30 $809.70 $4,438.00 $9,544.00

In those cases where a student is taking 12-18 hours and attending a Regional campus and the Kent campus concurrently, tuition will be assessed individually for each campus.  These individual tuition assessments added together will not exceed the Kent campus 12-18 hour rate during fall and spring terms.    

Payment due dates can be found on the One Stop for Student Services website at www.kent.edu/onestop


* THERE IS NO FLAT RATE FOR SUMMER.  THEREFORE, STUDENTS PAY THE PER CREDIT HOUR RATE FOR EACH CREDIT HOUR REGISTERED.

Graduate Students NON-TUITION GUARANTEE COHORT RATES 2020-2021

Ohio Resident Rates

Hours Instructional
Fee
General Fee Total
1 $462.30 $73.70 $536.00
2 $924.60 $147.40 $1,072.00
3 $1,386.90 $221.10 $1,608.00
4 $1,849.20 $294.80 $2,144.00
5 $2,311.50 $368.50 $2,680.00
6 $2,773.80 $442.20 $3,216.00
7 $3,236.10 $515.90 $3,752.00
8 $3,698.40 $589.60 $4,288.00
9 $4,160.70 $663.30 $4,824.00
10 $4,623.00 $737.00 $5,360.00
11-181 $5,073.30 $809.70 $5,883.00

Non-Ohio Resident Rates

Hours Instructional
Fee
General Fee Non-OH Res.
Surcharge2
Total
1 $462.30 $73.70 $463.00 $999.00
2 $924.60 $147.40 $926.00 $1,998.00
3 $1,386.90 $221.10 $1,389.00 $2,997.00
4 $1,849.20 $294.80 $1,852.00 $3,996.00
5 $2,311.50 $368.50 $2,315.00 $4,995.00
6 $2,773.80 $442.20 $2,778.00 $5,994.00
7 $3,236.10 $515.90 $3,241.00 $6,993.00
8 $3,698.40 $589.60 $3,704.00 $7,992.00
9 $4,160.70 $663.30 $4,167.00 $8,991.00
10 $4,623.00 $737.00 $4,630.00 $9,990.00
11-182 $5,073.30 $809.70 $5,093.00 $10,976.00

 

Dissertation I – Equal to approximately 6 graduate credit hours:  $3,030.00 ($2,527.80 Instructional fee/$442.20 General fee)

Thesis II –  Equal to approximately 1/3 of the graduate per credit hour rate: $167.00 ($142.55 Instructional fee/$24.45 General fee)         

Dissertation II – Equal to approximately 1/3 of the graduate per credit hour rate: $167.00 ($142.55 Instructional fee/$24.45 General fee)

Regional Campus graduate rates are the same as Kent Campus graduate rates.       

Payment due dates can be found on the One Stop for Student Services website at www.kent.edu/onestop


* THERE IS NO FLAT RATE FOR SUMMER.  THEREFORE, STUDENTS PAY THE PER CREDIT HOUR RATE FOR EACH CREDIT HOUR REGISTERED.

International Undergraduate Students NON-TUITION GUARANTEE COHORT RATES 2020-2021

International Undergraduate Students

Hours Instructional
Fee
General Fee Non-OH Res.
Surcharge2
Total
1 $391.30 $73.70 $370.00 $835.00
2 $782.60 $147.40 $740.00 $1,670.00
3 $1,173.90 $221.10 $1,110.00 $2,505.00
4 $1,565.20 $294.80 $1,480.00 $3,340.00
5 $1,956.50 $368.50 $1,850.00 $4,175.00
6 $2,347.80 $442.20 $2,220.00 $5,010.00
7 $2,739.10 $515.90 $2,590.00 $5,845.00
8 $3,130.40 $589.60 $2,960.00 $6,680.00
9 $3,521.70 $663.30 $3,330.00 $7,515.00
10 $3,913.00 $737.00 $3,700.00 $8,350.00
11 $4,279.50 $796.00 $4,070.00 $9,145.50
12-181 $4,296.30 $809.70 $4,438.00 $9,544.00

In those cases where a student is taking 12-18 hours and attending a Regional campus and the Kent campus concurrently, tuition will be assessed individually for each campus.  These individual tuition assessments added together will not exceed the Kent campus 12-18 hour rate during fall and spring terms.    

1 A flat rate applies to undergraduate students taking between 12-18 credit hours and graduate students taking between 11-18 credit hours. An additional $465.00 per credit hour is assessed for each credit hour enrolled above 18 for undergraduates and an additional $536.00 per credit hour above 18 for graduate students. Visit thePer-Credit-Hour Feepage for more information.

2 This rate is subject to change each Fall. Please visit the FAQs on the Kent State Tuition for Online Degrees webpage for more information about the non-Ohio-resident surcharge for approved fully online degree and certificate programs.

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.

More information on international student health insurance can be found on the University Health Services website

Payment due dates can be found on the One Stop for Student Services website at www.kent.edu/onestop

 
Regional Campus Non-Tuition Guarantee Rates

Regional Campus Per credit Hour Non-Tuition Guarantee Cohort Rates 2020-2021

OHIO RESIDENT
LOWER DIVISION Rates2

Hours Instructional Fee General Fee1 Total
1 $245.20 $17.80 $263.00
2 $490.40 $35.60 $526.00
3 $735.60 $53.40 $789.00
4 $980.80 $71.20 $1,052.00
5 $1,226.00 $89.00 $1,315.00
6 $1,471.20 $106.80 $1,578.00
7 $1,716.40 $124.60 $1,841.00
8 $1,961.60 $142.40 $2,104.00
9 $2,206.80 $160.20 $2,367.00
10 $2,452.00 $178.00 $2,630.00
11 $2,678.75 $192.00 $2,870.75
12-184 $2,693.50 $195.50 $2,889.00

OHIO RESIDENT
UPPER DIVISION Rates3

Hours Instructional Fee General Fee1 Total
1 $290.20 $17.80 $308.00
2 $580.40 $35.60 $616.00
3 $870.60 $53.40 $924.00
4 $1,160.80 $71.20 $1,232.00
5 $1,451.00 $89.00 $1,540.00
6 $1,741.20 $106.80 $1,848.00
7 $2,031.40 $124.60 $2,156.00
8 $2,321.60 $142.40 $2,464.00
9 $2,611.80 $160.20 $2,772.00
10 $2,902.00 $178.00 $3,080.00
11 $3,170.08 $192.00 $3,362.08
12-184 $3,189.50 $195.50 $3,385.00

NON-OHIO RESIDENT
LOWER DIVISION Rates2

Hours Instructional Fee General Fee1 Non-OH Res. Surcharge5 Total
1 $245.20 $17.80 $370.00 $633.00
2 $490.40 $35.60 $740.00 $1,266.00
3 $735.60 $53.40 $1,110.00 $1,899.00
4 $980.80 $71.20 $1,480.00 $2,532.00
5 $1,226.00 $89.00 $1,850.00 $3,165.00
6 $1,471.20 $106.80 $2,220.00 $3,798.00
7 $1,716.40 $124.60 $2,590.00 $4,431.00
8 $1,961.60 $142.40 $2,960.00 $5,064.00
9 $2,206.80 $160.20 $3,330.00 $5,697.00
10 $2,452.00 $178.00 $3,700.00 $6,330.00
11 $2,678.75 $192.00 $4,070.00 $6,940.75
12-184 $2,693.50 $195.50 $4,438.00 $7,327.00

NON-OHIO RESIDENT
UPPER DIVISION Rates3

Hours Instructional Fee General Fee1 Non-OH Res. Surcharge5 Total
1 $290.20 $17.80 $370.00 $678.00
2 $580.40 $35.60 $740.00 $1,356.00
3 $870.60 $53.40 $1,110.00 $2,034.00
4 $1,160.80 $71.20 $1,480.00 $2,712.00
5 $1,451.00 $89.00 $1,850.00 $3,390.00
6 $1,741.20 $106.80 $2,220.00 $4,068.00
7 $2,031.40 $124.60 $2,590.00 $4,746.00
8 $2,321.60 $142.40 $2,960.00 $5,424.00
9 $2,611.80 $160.20 $3,330.00 $6,102.00
10 $2,902.00 $178.00 $3,700.00 $6,780.00
11 $3,170.08 $192.00 $4,070.00 $7,432.08
12-184 $3,189.50 $195.50 $4,438.00 $7,823.00

Northern WV/Western PA
Lower Division Rates2

Hours Instructional Fee General Fee1 Non-OH Res. Surcharge5 Total
1 $245.20 $17.80 $74.00 $337.00
2 $490.40 $35.60 $148.00 $674.00
3 $735.60 $53.40 $222.00 $1,011.00
4 $980.80 $71.20 $296.00 $1,348.00
5 $1,226.00 $89.00 $370.00 $1,685.00
6 $1,471.20 $106.80 $444.00 $2,022.00
7 $1,716.40 $124.60 $518.00 $2,359.00
8 $1,961.60 $142.40 $592.00 $2,696.00
9 $2,206.80 $160.20 $666.00 $3,033.00
10 $2,452.00 $178.00 $740.00 $3,370.00
11 $2,678.75 $192.00 $814.00 $3,684.75
12-184 $2,693.50 $195.50 $887.00 $3,776.00

Northern WV/Western PA
Upper Division Rates3

Hours Instructional Fee General Fee1 Non-OH Res. Surcharge5 Total
1 $290.20 $17.80 $74.00 $382.00
2 $580.40 $35.60 $148.00 $764.00
3 $870.60 $53.40 $222.00 $1,146.00
4 $1,160.80 $71.20 $296.00 $1,528.00
5 $1,451.00 $89.00 $370.00 $1,910.00
6 $1,741.20 $106.80 $444.00 $2,292.00
7 $2,031.40 $124.60 $518.00 $2,674.00
8 $2,321.60 $142.40 $592.00 $3,056.00
9 $2,611.80 $160.20 $666.00 $3,438.00
10 $2,902.00 $178.00 $740.00 $3,820.00
11 $3,170.08 $192.00 $814.00 $4,176.08
12-184 $3,189.50 $195.50 $887.00 $4,272.00
 

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 $465 per credit hour for each credit hour enrolled above 18. Visit the Per-Credit-Hour Fee page for more information.

5 This rate is subject to change each Fall. Please visit the FAQs on the Kent State Tuition for Online Degrees webpage for more information about the non-Ohio-resident surcharge for approved fully online degree and certificate programs.

Note: There is an additional $145.00 cohort per credit hour instructional fee for lower division and $100.00 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 can be viewed here


Payment due dates

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


Non-Tuition Guarantee Room and Board Rates

2020-2021 NON-TUITION GUARANTEE PLAN ROOM AND BOARD RATES

Room Rates

Room Type Rate per Semester
Triple Room  $3,531
Quad Room  $3,531
Double* (Preponderant)  $3,755
Triple with Private Bath  $3,973
Double with Private Bath  $4,198
Two Person Semi-Suite with Shared Bath  $4,198
Single  $4,253
Single with Half Bath  $4,473
Deluxe Single  $4,583
Single with Shared Bath  $4,695
Double Deluxe Apartment   $ 4,857
Single with Private Bath  $4,918
Two Bedroom Suite with Shared Bath  $5,025
Single Studio   $5,248
Four Bedroom Apartment   $5,355
Single Apartment   $5,578

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

Learn more about housing Rates

Board/Meal Plans

Plan Type Rate per Semester
The Gold   $2,750
The Kent Plan $2,500
The Blue* (Preponderant)  $2,287
Flash 100  $1,350
Flash 50  $800
Flash 30  $550
Flex Plan  $800
Go Plan (Regional Campus Plan)  $165


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

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