Penguin Tuition Promise Undergraduate Tuition (Annual)
$11,045 – In-State $11,405 – Out-of-State
Masters-Level Graduate Tuition (Annual)
$13,560 – In-State $13,920 – Out-of-State
Non-Tuition Promise Undergraduate Tuition (Annual)
$8,754 – In-State $9,114 – Out-of-State
Doctoral-Level Graduate Tuition (Annual)
$14,330 – In-State $14,690 – Out-of-State

Estimates based on full-time status using 12 - 18 (Bulk Rate).

A student's cost of attendance (COA) includes direct costs (tuition and fees, living expenses (food and housing) and indirect costs (books, supplies and equipment, transportation, loan fees and personal expenses). A student's COA is the figure used in all financial aid need computations and includes an estimated cost of $1,200 for books, course materials, supplies, and equipment. To calculate your COA, and obtain an estimated financial aid package, view our Financial Aid Estimator.

For complete list of additional fees and detailed tuition information, please visit the University Bursar website.

Step by Step Process

  1. Prepare

  2. Application Steps

    Complete step-by-step process.

  3. Accept Offers

    1. Your Financial Aid award offer will be issued when FAFSA is complete.
    2. Accept your financial aid package via the Penguin Portal.
    3. Accept your aid

FAFSA - Federal Application for Student Aid


$8.1 million in scholarships awarded annually

Federal & State
Financial Aid

Completing your FAFSA is the first step toward receiving ANY financial aid or scholarships.

Scholarships, Assistantships & Student Employment

You may qualify for awards funded by the YSU Foundation. Many also choose to work at an on-campus job.


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