Program Costs | NYC Studio | Kent State University

Program Costs

Students are responsible for paying Kent State University tuition costs plus a non-refundable, non-transferable program fee.

Tuition is determined by a student’s in-state or out-of-state tuition status. Because students are required to take 12 credit hours per semester, a flat tuition rate applies to fall and spring semester costs when students enroll for 11-16 semester hours. For more detailed information, please refer to the Kent State University tuition details on the Admissions website.

The non-refundable, non-transferable program fee is $2,000 for the fall and spring semesters. In addition, please budget for such expenses as food, personal spending, incidentals, and all travel-related expenses, which are not included in your tuition and program fee.

Additional Cost Estimates*:

Cost Type Low High Average
School related supplies, books and class materials per semester $0 $600 $150
Weekly food costs $0 $1300 $123
Weekly transportation costs $0 $500 $53
Weekly recreational costs $0 $700 $64
Shopping and gifts per semester $0 $2,000 $452

*Based on Spring '18 evaluation responses.

MY COSTS APPLIED TO KSU STUDENT ACCOUNT NYC  EXPENSES*
Books/supplies   241
Miscellaneous (medical insurance, personal expenses, laundry, cell phone, laptop, etc.)   1,560
Housing   5,600+
Food   1,250
Tuition 5,006/9,188 **  
Program Fee 2,000  
Transportation (flight, ground, local)   634+ ***
Total A 7,006/11,188 9,285+
MY STUDY AWAY RESOURCES MY STUDY AWAY FUNDS
Financial Aid (grants, scholarships)  
Savings  
Other funding  
My Federal loans  
Total B  
Total A (My Costs) Total B (My Funds) Total C (Parent PLUS Loan or Alternative Loan)
16,291/20,473    

*NYC Studio Expenses are based on averages from FA ’16 student surveys.

**Tuition costs are in-state and out-of-state, for one semester, based on 2016-2017 tuition costs. Costs are based on dependent (per FAFSA results) & estimates from FDM.

***Average price for a roundtrip flight from Akron, OH to NYC and 4 monthly MetroCards.

You can download and print this Fall/Spring Financial Aid Cost Worksheet (PDF) to help you plan for your semester in NYC.

Students are responsible for paying Kent State University tuition costs plus a non-refundable, non-transferable program fee.

Tuition is determined by a student’s in-state or out-of-state tuition status and during the summer, tuition costs are calculated per credit hour. Students are required to enroll in at least 6 credit hours, with the option of registering for up to 12 credits. For more detailed information on summer tuition costs, please refer to the Kent State University tuition details on the Admissions website.

The non-refundable, non-transferable program fee is $1,500 for the summer session. In addition, please budget for such expenses as food, personal spending, incidentals, and all travel-related expenses, which are not included in your tuition and program fee.

Additional Cost Estimates*:

Cost Type Low High Average
School related supplies, books and class materials per semester $0 $5,000 $220
Weekly food costs $20 $800 $151
Weekly transportation costs $0 $100 $32
Weekly recreational costs $0 $2,000 $128
Shopping and gifts per semester $50 $10,000 $859

*Based on Summer ‘17 evaluation responses.

MY COSTS APPLIED TO KSU STUDENT ACCOUNT NYC  EXPENSES*
Books/supplies   30
Miscellaneous (medical insurance, personal expenses, laundry, cell phone, laptop, etc.)   1,280
Housing   3,400
Food   920
Tuition 2,736/4,908 **  
Program Fee 1,500  
Transportation (flight, ground, local)   442+ ***
Total A 4,236/6,408 6,072+
MY STUDY AWAY RESOURCES MY STUDY AWAY FUNDS
Financial Aid (grants, scholarships)  
Savings  
Other funding  
My Federal loans  
Total B  
Total A (My Costs) Total B (My Funds) Total C (Parent PLUS Loan or Alternative Loan)
10,308/12,480    

*NYC Studio Expenses are based on averages from SU ’16 student surveys.

**Tuition costs are in-state and out-of-state, for 6 credit hours, based on the ’16-’17 academic year. Costs are based on dependent (per FAFSA results) & estimates from FDM.

***Average price for a roundtrip flight from Akron, OH to NYC and 2 monthly MetroCards.

You can download and print this Summer Financial Aid Cost Worksheet (PDF) to help you plan for your summer in NYC.