Facts & Figures Columbiana County Campuses

Kent State University's Columbiana County campuses provide a world-class education taught by world-class faculty at roughly half the cost of a four-year university in the state of Ohio. We also offer lower rates for Northern West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania residents.

ENROLLMENT (as of Spring Semester 2022):

East Liverpool 1,128
Salem 1,393
Total 2,521



Combined, the Columbiana County Campuses enroll approximately 3,000 students.

  • 70% Female
  • 30% Male

Approximately 1/3 of our students are 25 years of age or older


The 2021 – 2022 Tuition Guarantee Cohort Rates apply to first-year degree-seeking undergraduate and eligible transfer students starting at Kent State during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Tuition and fees per semester for full-time status.

Tuition Guarantee Cohort Ohio Resident:               $3,375.46  (Undergraduate Lower Division 10000-20000)          $3,947.66  (Undergraduate Upper Division 30000-40000)

Tuition Guarantee Cohort Non-Ohio Resident:       $7,765.70  (Undergraduate Lower Division 10000-20000)          $8,337.90  (Undergraduate Upper Division 30000-40000)

Tuition Guarantee Cohort WV and PA Resident*:   $4,214.70 (Undergraduate Lower Division 10000-20000)          $4,786.90  (Undergraduate Upper Division 30000-40000)

Residents of Brooke, Hancock and Ohio counties in West Virginia: residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Crawford, Erie, Lawrence and Mercer counties in Pennsylvania.


Information regarding tuition rates for current Kent State undergraduate students may be found at www.kent.edu/tuition.


Students can complete 28 bachelor's and associate degrees. There are 280 programs of undergraduate study available throughout the Kent State University eight-campus system. Certificates are also available.


  • Fall semester runs August - December
  • Spring semester runs January - May
  • There are four (4) Summer sessions that run May - August (Intersession, three weeks; Summer I, five weeks; Summer II, eight weeks; and Summer III, five weeks)