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 12-18 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 $30 $650 $178
Weekly food costs $25 $300 $105
Weekly transportation costs $10 $100 $30
Weekly recreational costs $5 $100 $40
Shopping and gifts per semester $30 $4,000 $520

*Based on averages from student evaluation responses.

MY COSTS APPLIED TO KSU STUDENT ACCOUNT NYC  EXPENSES*
Books/supplies   230
Miscellaneous (medical insurance, personal expenses, laundry, cell phone, laptop, etc.)   1,560
Housing   5,500+
Food   1,500
Tuition 5,106/9,544 **  
Program Fee 2,000  
Transportation (flight, ground, local)   634+ ***
Total A 7,106/11,544 9,424+
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)
16,530/20,968    

*NYC Studio Expenses are based on averages from student evaluation responses. 

**Full tuition details can be found at www.kent.edu/tuition.

***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 $100 $37
Weekly food costs $25 $200 $84
Weekly transportation costs $10 $100 $39
Weekly recreational costs $20 $200 $58
Shopping and gifts per semester $0 $1,000 $412

*Based on averages from student evaluation responses. 

MY COSTS APPLIED TO KSU STUDENT ACCOUNT NYC  EXPENSES*
Books/supplies   40
Miscellaneous (medical insurance, personal expenses, laundry, cell phone, laptop, etc.)   1,200
Housing   3,200+
Food   700
Tuition 2,790/5,010 **  
Program Fee 1,500  
Transportation (flight, ground, local)   442+ ***
Total A 4,290/6,510 5,582+
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)
9,872/12,092    

*NYC Studio Expenses are based on averages from student evaluation responses. 

**Full tuition details can be found at www.kent.edu/tuition. 

***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.