Kent State University Online Tuition

Last Updated on December 20, 2022

In-State Tuition for Graduate Programs

Undergraduate Degree Tuition and Fees

Program NameDegree LevelDelivery FormatApproximate Program Cost*
Accounting TechnologyAssociate’sOnline$12,400
Aviation Maintenance ManagementBachelor’sOnline$46,000
Business Management TechnologyAssociate’sOnline$12,400
Criminology and Justice StudiesAssociate’sOnline$12,400
CybersecurityAssociate’sOnline$12,400
Environment ManagementAssociate’sOnline$12,400
General BusinessBachelor’sOnline$46,000
Information TechnologyAssociate’sOnline$12,400
Information TechnologyBachelor’sOnline$45,300
Insurance StudiesBachelor’sOnline$45,300
Nursing for Registered Nurses (RN to BSN)Bachelor’sOnline$12,000 (based on transfer credits)
Office TechnologyAssociate’sOnline$12,400
Public HealthBachelor’sOnline$46,000
Radiologic and Imaging Sciences TechnologyBachelor’sOnline$14,000 (based on transfer credits)
Respiratory CareBachelor’sOnline$22,400 (based on transfer credits)
Technical and Applied StudiesBachelor’sOnline$45,300

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.

*The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken.  Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person.  Program costs are subject to change without notice.

Attention Regional Campus Students: There is an additional $162.10 per credit hour instructional fee for lower division and $111.45 per credit hour for upper division fully online regional campus courses. This fee excludes online courses associated exclusively with the Associate of Applied Science, Associate of Technical Studies and Associate of Applied Business programs.

Out-of-state/International tuition includes a surcharge of $10 per credit hour for all students enrolled in an online program.*Please note that there is no additional out-of-state resident surcharge for Bachelor degree in Nursing for Registered Nurses (RN to BSN) only.

Graduate Degrees

Program NameDegree LevelDelivery FormatApproximate Program Cost*
AccountingMaster’sOnline$16,100
Art EducationMaster’sOnline$18,200
Aviation Management and LogisticsMaster’sOnline$16,080
Business AdministrationMaster’sOnline$30,700
Business AnalyticsMaster’sOnline$24,900
Clinical EpidemiologyMaster’sOnline$25,000
Criminology and Criminal JusticeMaster’sOnline$22,300
Cultural FoundationsMaster’sOnline$16,100
Curriculum and InstructionMaster’sOnline$16,100
Educational PsychologyMaster’sOnline$16,100
Educational TechnologyMaster’sOnline$16,100
Geographic Information ScienceMaster’sOnline$21,000
Health InformaticsMaster’sOnline$26,100
Hospitality and Tourism ManagementMaster’sOnline$16,100
Interprofessional LeadershipDoctorateOnline$32,300
Journalism EducationMaster’sOnline$17,700
Knowledge ManagementMaster’sOnline$26,100
Latin LiteratureMaster’sOnline$19,300
Liberal StudiesMaster’sOnline$17,700
Library and Information ScienceMaster’sOnline$26,800
Music EducationMaster’sOnline$20,300
NursingMaster’sOnline$18,800-$22,500
Nursing PracticeDoctorateOnline$18,200
Public AdministrationMaster’sOnline$24,300
Public HealthMaster’sOnline$32,000
Research, Measurement, and StatisticsMaster’sOnline$16,100
School Library Media K-12Master’sOnline$26,800
Special EducationMaster’sOnline$17,700
TranslationMaster’sOnline$19,300
User Experience DesignMaster’sOnline$26,100

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.

*The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken.  Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person.  Program costs are subject to change without notice.

Out-of-state/International tuition includes a surcharge of $10 per credit hour for all students enrolled in an online program.

Certificates

Program NameDegree LevelDelivery FormatApproximate Program Cost*
Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse SpecialistGraduate CertificateOnline$10,200
Autism Spectrum DisorderGraduate CertificateOnline$8,600
Behavioral Intervention SpecialistGraduate CertificateOnline$12,800
Business AnalyticsGraduate CertificateOnline$6,400
Business Management TechnologyUndergraduate CertificateOnline$7,300
Computed TomographyUndergraduate CertificateOnline$8,200
Environmental Geographic Information Science Graduate CertificateOnline$10,400
Event Management Undergraduate CertificateOnline$10,400
Financial ManagementGraduate CertificateOnline$8,300
Geographic Information Science – GeneralGraduate CertificateOnline$10,400
Health InformaticsGraduate CertificateOnline$13,000
Health Systems and Facilities Design Graduate CertificateOnline$6,400
Hospitality Management Undergraduate CertificateOnline$10,400
Leadership and ManagementGraduate CertificateOnline$8,300
Magnetic Resonance ImagingUndergraduate CertificateOnline$8,200
Medical BillingUndergraduate CertificateOnline$9,600
Nonprofit ManagementGraduate CertificateOnline$6,400
Nurse EducatorGraduate CertificateOnline$7,500
Nursing Administration and Health Systems LeadershipGraduate CertificateOnline$12,300
Online and Blended Learning and TeachingGraduate CertificateOnline$4,800
Public HealthUndergraduate CertificateOnline$9,400
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse PractitionerGraduate CertificateOnline$13,400
Web-Enabled E-Learning Knowledge ManagementGraduate CertificateOnline$9,600
Women’s Health Nurse PractitionerGraduate CertificateOnline$11,200

Actual tuition costs may vary based on a student’s chosen academic plan. For a complete listing of tuition rates for approved online programs please contact the One Stop for Student Services at 330-672-6000, or via our website Contact Us link.

*The total program costs are estimates and are not final or binding. Program costs are based on standard fees, but fees may vary based on the actual classes taken.  Kent State University disclaims any liability arising from the use of or reliance upon these program cost estimates by any person.  Program costs are subject to change without notice.

kent state university scholarships

At Kent State University, our No. 1 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 INSTITUTIONin the top public schools ranking by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges list
  • #1 IN OHIO
    #6 IN THE NATIONbest university makerspaces
    by great value colleges
  • $405 MILLIONin financial aid and scholarships
    awarded in 2020-2021
  • 92% OF GRADUATES
    ARE EMPLOYEDor continuing their education within
    6 months of graduation
  • NEW FIRST YEAR STUDENTS IN OHIO
  • NEW FIRST YEAR STUDENTS OUTSIDE OF OHIO
  • TRANSFER STUDENTS
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
  • SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES
  • SCHOLARSHIP SEARCH – ALL STUDENTS

First-year students who apply for admission for Fall 2022, by February 1, 2022, will automatically be considered for merit scholarships offered by the Honors College and the Office of University Scholarships and Financial Aid.  Students must be admitted by December 1, 2021 to be considered for an invitation to apply to the Honors College.

Kent State is test-optional, meaning students are not required to submit standardized test scores (SAT and/or ACT).  If you have test scores, you can request that your scores not be used in your admission decision.  Please be aware that if you choose to use your test scores in the admission decision, the scores will also be used for scholarship consideration.   Students make this choice on their admission application.  Once you are admitted to Kent State University, you cannot change your decision. 

You must be a U.S. citizen, be admitted to a bachelor’s degree granting major and plan to enroll full-time at the Kent Campus.

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.

About the author

Study on Scholarship Today -- Check your eligibility for up to 100% scholarship.