Financial Aid

It's important to apply for financial aid and scholarships each academic year. Cost does not have to be a barrier to achieving your educational goals.

Follow these simple steps to apply for financial assistance:

  • Complete the FAFSA as soon as possible after October 1 each year. The FAFSA now uses income from an earlier, already completed tax year. Therefore, you do not have to wait to complete your 2017 tax return! The FAFSA may be submitted online or in paper form. 

NOTE: The priority processing deadline for the Kent State Student Financial Office December 1, 2018 for the 2019-20 academic year. To ensure maximum financial aid eligibility, complete the FAFSA no later than February 1, 2019.

File Your FAFSA

  • Be sure to use correct school codes when completing the FAFSA:

Kent State University federal school code: 003051  

Kent State University at East Liverpool federal school code: 003056

Kent State University at Salem federal school code: 003061

  • Complete the desired scholarship application(s) and submit. Be aware of differing deadlines. 
  • Contact the Financial Aid office at Kent State East Liverpool or Kent State Salem at any time if you have questions.
Semester you plan to attend Submit this FAFSA You can submit the FAFSA from  Using income and tax information
Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019 2018-2019 Beginning Oct. 1, 2017 2016
Summer 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020 2019-2020 Beginning Oct. 1, 2018 2017

For More Information CONTACT Your Campus Financial Aid Counselor:


  • Chris Winland
    cwinlan1 [at]
    PHONE: 330-385-3805
    FAX: 330-382-7566


  • Angel Barcey
    acarnes [at]
    PHONE: 330-332-0361
    FAX:  330-337-4122