Cost of college went up for all students at Kent State University at Ashtabula


In-state tuition and fees rose 3 percent for 2018-19 at Kent State University at Ashtabula, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Ohio residents paid $5,834 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $170 more than the $5,664 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 145.7 percent more than residents this year, or $14,332. Their price tag grew 1 percent from $14,196 in 2017-18.

About 98 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Ohio residents. And about 2 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 91 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 153 students received grants or scholarships totaling $582,958 and 89 students took out student loans totaling more than $458,480.

Including all undergraduates (2,026), 699 students used grants or scholarships totaling $2.5 million, and 688 students took out $4.4 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
~1,985
$5,664
$5,664
$5,664
$5,834
3%
Out-of-state
~41
$13,864
$14,028
$14,196
$14,332
3.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Kent State University at Ashtabula 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
109
59%
$459,047
$4,211
State / local grant or scholarship
26
14%
$732
$28
Institutional grants or scholarships
99
54%
$123,179
$1,244
Grant or scholarship aid total
153
83%
$582,958
$3,810
Federal student loans
89
48%
$443,480
$4,983
Other student loans
-
1%
-
-
Student loan aid
89
48%
$458,480
$5,151
Total student aid
168
91%
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