At Kent State University, our number one priority is students.  Our goal is to help each and every one of our students explore, engage and succeed with purpose. We believe it is important to provide access to higher education for all students, independent of financial background.

The Best Investment

What is the value of a Kent State education? It goes far beyond dollars and cents. Kent State is the best  investment in your future! 

  • ONLY NORTHEAST OHIO INSTITUTION in the top public schools ranking by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges list
  • #1 IN OHIO
    best university makerspaces
    by great value colleges
  • $400 MILLION in financial aid and scholarships
    awarded in 2018-2019
  • 92% of graduates
    are employed
    or continuing their education within
    6 months of graduation

Incoming freshmen in the class of 2024 who apply for admission by May 1, 2020, and are admitted by June 1, 2020,  will automatically be considered for scholarships based on their high school GPA and test scores. Scholarship awards to students who apply after May 1, or are admitted after June 1, will be based on available funding. You must be a U.S. citizen and plan to enroll full-time at the Kent Campus to be eligible for scholarships.

Additional Help

Use these links to help answer any questions you may have regarding scholarships.

Kent State university makes every effort to provide accurate, timely and current information. However, the University reserves the right to change without notice any statement due to federal, state or institutional changes in policies, procedures or regulations.