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Federal and State Aid

Department of Education Website

On-line forms and applications:
  • Complete the FAFSA right on the Web!  
    This is the primary application you will need. Remember Kent State University's School Code is 003051.
  • Make Corrections to your FAFSA application on the Web here.*
  • Estimate your financial aid with the FAFSA4caster by clicking here.
    The FAFSA4caster is a federal financial aid estimator that you can use before officially applying for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA4caster will provide an estimate of your Expected Family Contribution (EFC). Using your EFC FAFSA4caster will then determine what types of federal aid you may qualify for and will provide and estimated award amount for each.
  • Register for your PIN with the federal government here.
Loan Assistance:
  • The U.S. Department of Education assists students and parents by providing all the tools to help manage your loans, from whom to contact about your loans and repayment plans.
  • On-line Direct Loan Counseling is a requirement, visit our Entrance Counseling page here.
  • Student Access to NSLDS - the Department of Education's central database of student aid.

Publications and Help:

*NOTE: You must notify the Student Financial Aid Office of any changes to your application. To read more about how to do this, click here.


The Ohio Board of Regents Web Site provides information on State of Ohio Grants and Scholarships.

The Federal Government's official web site of the Department of Veterans Affairs Education Service can be viewed here. Also visit the Center for Adult and Veteran Services to get familiar with the programs and services that Kent State University has to offer.
The Office of Postsecondary Education from the U.S. Department of Education provides a very comprehensive overview of the process of applying for and receiving financial aid to attend college. There are many links to other Department of Education publications and resources. The most useful main links will probably be "Education Planning" and "Student Resources". Just "click" on the picture above or here to visit their website.