Cost of college went up for all students at Central State University


In-state tuition and fees rose 1.6 percent for 2018-19 at Central State University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Ohio residents paid $6,346 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $100 more than the $6,246 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 31.5 percent more than residents this year, or $8,346. Their price tag grew 3.1 percent from $8,096 in 2017-18.

About 47 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Ohio residents. About 48 percent are residents of other states and 5 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 99 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 651 students received grants or scholarships totaling $4.5 million and 600 students took out student loans totaling more than $7.2 million.

Including all undergraduates (2,099), 1,587 students used grants or scholarships totaling $12.7 million, and 1,573 students took out $16 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~987
$6,246
$6,246
$6,246
$6,346
1.6%
Out-of-state
~1,008
$13,928
$8,096
$8,096
$8,346
-40.1%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Central State University in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
651
98%
$3,500,000
$5,376
State / local grant or scholarship
400
60%
$176,000
$440
Institutional grants or scholarships
650
98%
$800,000
$1,231
Grant or scholarship aid total
651
98%
$4,476,000
$6,876
Federal student loans
600
90%
$7,000,000
$11,667
Other student loans
9
1%
$200,000
$22,222
Student loan aid
600
90%
$7,200,000
$12,000
Total student aid
657
99%
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