Tuition and Fees | Kent State University

Tuition and Fees

Specialized Masters

Tuition, Fees and Financial Assistance

In your research you will find Kent State offers best-value programs compared with several other universities with Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation, the top credential for business schools.


Full-time Program:

Per credit hour cost for full-time, master of business programs:

Ohio resident: $485

Nonresident: $827

Note: there is a $600 per semester program fee for the full-time MBA program.

Full-time enrollment cost per semester:

Ohio resident: $5,326

Nonresident: $9,084

Financial assistance available:

Merit-based scholarships

Merit-based Graduate Assistantships   

Loans and Work Study (domestic students only)

Student Financial Aid Office

Employer Tuition Reimbursement (applicants should check with their employer to see if this benefit is offered)

Online Program:

Tuition $830 per credit hour, regardless of state or country of residency

The Online program is 36 credit hours, making the total tuition cost under $30,000.Based on current courses, an estimate per course for books and supplies is $150. There is a separate fee for the webinars which come in an 18-month subscription. The subscription is comparable in cost to that of books and supplies for one course.

Note: there was a previous $270 per semester fee that will no longer be in place.

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