In 2022, tuition for full-time Kent State University at Ashtabula students was $7,594 a year for in-state students and $16,704 a year for out-of-state students.
Usually, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.
Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students find the actual cost of college is way less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. And, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college more manageable until you're done with college.
Kent State University at Ashtabula is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $7,594 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time.
Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.
Choosing an insitution where you are eligible for the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan save significant money on the total cost of attending college. Take the time to check your state's eligibility criteria for in-state tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be additional requirements as well, depending on where you live.
Kent State University at Ashtabula has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but may qualify for private or Kent State University at Ashtabula-specific aid and scholarships. International students who demonstrate financial need may be eligible for the following types of financial support at Kent State University at Ashtabula:
•Kent State University at Ashtabula-specific scholarships
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.
In addition to tuition, there are other costs associated with college, like room and board, facility fees, and books and supplies. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Kent State University at Ashtabula.
Room and board at Kent State University at Ashtabula is $13,576 a year. This number covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a meal plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the Kent State University at Ashtabula's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities.
Kent State University at Ashtabula does not offer on-campus housing for students, so there is no cost for housing, however you should take into account the cost of off-campus housing when evaluating the cost of various schools
Board costs may vary depending on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.
First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The actual cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and what kinds of books and materials they require. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.
The majority of colleges charge some yearly fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.
There may be additional fees associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or playing on an intramural sports team. Most colleges have ways for students who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these fees.
The total cost of getting around in college can really vary. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus walkable? Do you plan to bring a car or will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation. At Kent State University at Ashtabula, freshman are allowed to park on campus.
Where are a college is located can also have a big effect on transportation costs. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand transportation in an urban area is sometimes pricey, but there may be more trains, busses or affordable flights to actually get to school. The Kent State University at Ashtabula campus is in a rural setting in Ohio, near Cleveland.
When creating a budget for college, be sure to take into account personal expenses, like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo.
Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better estimate of how much students can expect to shell out for Kent State University at Ashtabula.
What will the cost of attending Kent State University at Ashtabula be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$13,576|
The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.
Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.
In 2022, 254 of the 1,857 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Kent State University at Ashtabula meets 43.35% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $7,250 a year. Around 78% of Kent State University at Ashtabula undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Kent State University at Ashtabula graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $29,554 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Kent State University at Ashtabula Students|
Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Kent State University at Ashtabula financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.
Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.
In 2022, Kent State University at Ashtabula awarded 217 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $2.1 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $90 thousand in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.
The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.
Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Kent State University at Ashtabula students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.
When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.
The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Kent State University at Ashtabula was $7,250 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Kent State University at Ashtabula seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$343.6|
What will attending Kent State University at Ashtabula really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.
As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Kent State University at Ashtabula's net cost calculator on their website.
Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.
Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.
Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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