In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Kent State University at Trumbull 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.
If this information makes going to college feel scary, remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't tell the full story. Many students owe far less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. And, student loans can make the amount you do have to pay out of pocket more manageable until you've finishing school and found a job.
Kent State University at Trumbull is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $7,594 for in-state students who attend full-time.
Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.
Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state residency can cut the cost of college tuition. Be sure to confirm your state's guidelines for how to qualify for in-state tuition. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be other criteria as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently live in.
Tuition at Kent State University at Trumbull is the same for each student.
Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for federal financial aid, but should research private or Kent State University at Trumbull-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 Trumbull:
•Kent State University at Trumbull-specific scholarships
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships.
In addition to the cost of 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 Trumbull.
Housing and campus dining at Kent State University at Trumbull costs $13,576 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that enables you to eat in the school dining halls.
Kent State University at Trumbull doesn't provide on-campus housing for students, so there are no charge for dorms, however students should consider other housing costs when estimating the cost of various schools
Meal-plan costs can depend on the numnber of meals you intend to eat on-campus
The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books 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 used textbooks and materials.
Most schools charge some yearly fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.
Keep in mind, there could also be additional fees associated with participating in special activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges offer ways so that those who may struggle to participate because of cost can find ways to lower or eliminate these costs.
The cost of transportation 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 easy to get around on foot? Do you plan to bring a car or are you planning to use public transportation? All of these factors can drastically impact your transportation budget.
The location of a college or university can impact transportation costs. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, getting around in an urban area is sometimes expensive, but there may be more buses, trains and affordable flights to actually get to school. Kent State University at Trumbullis in a suburban setting in Ohio, near Akron and Youngstown.
When estimating your budget for college, don’t forget to leave some room in your budget for the cost of things like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.
Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better idea of how much students can expect to shell out for Kent State University at Trumbull.
What will the cost of attending Kent State University at Trumbull 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, 427 of the 2,066 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Kent State University at Trumbull meets 57.02% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $8,157 a year. Around 77% of Kent State University at Trumbull undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Kent State University at Trumbull graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $45,210 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 Trumbull 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 Trumbull 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 Trumbull awarded 378 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $2.8 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $320000 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 Trumbull 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 Trumbull was $8,157 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Kent State University at Trumbull seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$-563.4|
Note: a negative number can indicate that a refund will be given to use toward other expenses such as housing, fees, and books. In such cases, be sure to reach out to the school directly for any clarification or questions.
What will attending Kent State University at Trumbull 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 understand the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Kent State University at Trumbull'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 offset the cost of attending. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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