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Kent State Tuition for Online Degrees

The information below outlines Kent State tuition rates for online degree programs and courses. For additional support, please visit One Stop for Student Services.

Undergraduate Degree Tuition and Fees

Program Name

Degree Level

Delivery Format

Approximate Program Cost*

Accounting Technology Associate's Online $12,400
Criminology and Justice Studies Associate's Online $12,400
Environment Management Associate's Online $12,400
Information Technology Associate's Online $12,400
Information Technology Bachelor's Online $42,800
Insurance Studies Bachelor's Online $42,800
Nursing for Registered Nurses (RN to BSN) Bachelor's Online $12,240 (based on transfer credits)
Office Technology Associate's Online $12,400
Public Health Bachelor's Online $44,000
Radiologic and Imaging Sciences Technology Bachelor's Online $17,560 (based on transfer credits)
Respiratory Care Bachelor's Online

$21,500 (based on transfer credits)

Technical and Applied Studies Bachelor's Online

$42,800

 

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 $155.75 per credit hour instructional fee for lower division and $107.10 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.

 

Additional out-of-state surcharge for students enrolled in an online program: All Undergraduate—All Campuses: $10/hr. *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 Name Degree Level Delivery Format Approximate Program Cost*
Art Education Master's Online $18,200
Aviation Management and Logistics Master's Online $17,700
Business Administration Master's Online $30,700
Business Analytics Master's Online $24,900
Clinical Epidemiology Master's Online $19,300
Criminology and Criminal Justice Master's Online $22,300
Digital Sciences Master's Online $17,200
Educational Psychology Master's Online $16,100
Educational Technology Master's Online $16,100
Evaluation and Measurement Master's Online $16,100
Geographic Information Science Master's Online $21,000
Health Informatics Master's Online $26,100
Interprofessional Leadership Doctorate Online $32,300
Journalism Education Master's Online $17,700
Knowledge Management Master's Online $26,100
Latin Literature Master's Online $19,300
Liberal Studies Master's Online $17,700
Library and Information Science Master's Online $26,800
Music Education Master's Online $20,300
Nursing Master's Online $18,800-$22,500
Nursing Practice Doctorate Online $18,200
Public Administration Master's Online $24,300
Public Health Master's Online $30,100
School Library Media K-12 Master's Online $26,800
Special Education Master's Online $17,700
Translation Master's Online $19,300
User Experience Design Master's Online $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.

Additional out-of-state surcharge for students enrolled in an online program: All Graduate—All Campuses: $10/hr.

Certificates

Program Name Degree Level Delivery Format Approximate Program Cost*
Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Graduate Certificate Online $10,200
Autism Spectrum Disorder Graduate Certificate Online $8,600
Behavioral Intervention Specialist Graduate Certificate Online $11,300
Community College Leadership Graduate Certificate Online $8,000
Cyber Geographic Information Science  Graduate Certificate Online $10,400
Environmental Geographic Information Science  Graduate Certificate Online $10,400
Geographic Information Science - General Graduate Certificate Online $10,400
Health Informatics Graduate Certificate Online $13,000
Health Systems and Facilities Design  Graduate Certificate Online $6,400
Medical Billing Undergraduate Certificate Online

$9,200

Nonprofit Management Graduate Certificate Online $6,400
Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate Online $7,500
Nursing Administration and Health Systems Leadership Graduate Certificate Online $12,300

Online and Blended Learning and Teaching

Graduate Certificate Online $4,800
Public Health Undergraduate Certificate Online $9,000
Web-Enabled E-Learning Knowledge Management Graduate Certificate Online $9,600
Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Graduate Certificate Online $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.

Additional out-of-state surcharge for students enrolled in an online program: Undergraduate—All Campuses: $10/hr and Graduate—All Campuses: $10/hr.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the requirements for a student, who is not an Ohio resident, to be eligible for the reduced non-Ohio-resident fee?

To be eligible for the reduced non-Ohio-resident fee, a student must be admitted into an approved fully online degree or certificate program and enrolled in the fully online courses associated with that approved fully online degree or certificate program.

What is the reduced non-Ohio-resident fee for approved fully online degree and certificate programs?

The reduced non-Ohio-resident fee, for approved fully online degree and certificate programs, is: $10 per credit hour. So, the formula for determining cost per credit hour would be: In-state (Ohio resident) tuition + $10 per credit hour non-Ohio-resident fee + $12 per credit hour DL fee.

What happens if the non-Ohio-resident student changes majors to a program that is not an approved fully online degree or certificate program?

The student will no longer be eligible for the reduced non-Ohio-resident fee.

What happens if the non-Ohio-resident student enrolls in one or more face-to-face courses?

The student will no longer be eligible for the reduced non-Ohio-resident fee.

What if I want to take only one online course and not a full degree program?

For individual online courses, please refer to the tuition rates posted on the Bursar’s website.

What is the tuition guarantee plan?

The new tuition guarantee rates apply to new incoming freshmen or transfer students. The tuition rates are for first-year undergraduate or transfer students who are starting their first year in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 semesters. Participation in the guarantee program is required for all new first-year degree-seeking undergraduate and eligible transfer students enrolling at Kent State for the first time in fall semester of 2019 or later.

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