Financial Aid

2024-2025 FAFSA

Students are now able to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) earlier. 

Complete the 2024-2025 FAFSA if you are attending Summer 2024, Fall 2024 and/or Spring 2025. 

Complete the 2024-2025 FAFSA Now

For the 2024-2025 year, apply as soon as possible if you haven't completed your FAFSA for the current academic year to be awarded.  The FAFSA should be completed well before all payment deadlines to ensure funds are available to assist with your bill.  The 2024-2025 academic year includes Summer 2024, Fall 2024 and Spring 2025.


  • You will be done early, and you will be more prepared for the upcoming year.
  • Your financial aid will be finalized, and you can search for need-based scholarships.
  • Maximize your eligibility for certain need-based programs with limited funding.
  • Less stress than waiting for the last minute to file!
  • Time to make more informed financial decisions!
  • Be sure to use correct school codes when completing the FAFSA:
    • Kent State University federal school code: 003051
    • Kent State University at East Liverpool federal school code: 003056
    • Kent State University at Salem federal school code: 003061
  • Complete the desired scholarship application(s) and submit. Be aware of differing deadlines. 
  • Contact the Financial Aid office at Kent State East Liverpool or Kent State Salem at any time if you have questions.

The following table provides a summary of key dates for FAFSA completion for the current and upcoming years, and what tax information you will provide.

semester you plan to attend

you will submit this FAFSA

You can submit the FAFSA 

Using income and tax information

Summer 2024, Fall 2024, Spring 20252024-2025Beginning Dec. 1, 20232022


Informational pages

How-To Videos

For more information contact your campus financial aid counselor:


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