Facts & Figures

Kent State University's Columbiana County campuses at East Liverpool and Salem provide a world-class education taught by world-class faculty at roughly half the cost of a four-year university in the state of Ohio. We also offer lower rates for Northern West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania residents.

ENROLLMENT (as of Spring Semester 2023):

East Liverpool1,039



Combined, the Columbiana County Campuses enroll approximately 2,400 students.

  • 70% Female
  • 30% Male

Approximately 1/3 of our students are 25 years of age or older


The 2023 – 2024 Tuition Guarantee Cohort Rates apply to first-year degree-seeking undergraduate and eligible transfer students starting at Kent State during the 2023-2024 academic year.

Tuition and fees per semester for full-time status.

Tuition Guarantee Cohort Ohio Resident:   $3,585.10  (Undergraduate Lower Division 10000-20000) $4,201.50  (Undergraduate Upper Division 30000-40000)
Tuition Guarantee Cohort Non-Ohio Resident: $8,320.60  (Undergraduate Lower Division 10000-20000)   $8,937.00  (Undergraduate Upper Division 30000-40000)
Tuition Guarantee Cohort WV and PA Resident*: $4,531.60 (Undergraduate Lower Division 10000-20000)$5,148.00 (Undergraduate Upper Division 30000-40000)

* Residents of Brooke, Hancock and Ohio counties in West Virginia: residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Crawford, Erie, Lawrence and Mercer counties in Pennsylvania.


Students can complete 28 bachelor's and associate degrees at Kent State Columbiana Campuses. Certificates are also available. Additionally students can begin coursework in 375+ world-class programs of study available throughout Kent State University's eight-campus system.


  • Fall semester runs August - December
  • Spring semester runs January - May
  • There are four (4) Summer sessions that run May - August (Intersession, three weeks; Summer I, five weeks; Summer II, eight weeks; and Summer III, five weeks)