Paying for College

Students at ZSC utilize various methods for paying for college. Scholarships, loans, and grants are available to those who qualify. If you prefer to pay out of pocket for your education, a payment plan is available.

View frequently asked questions about paying for college.

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fees, which includes Instructional, General, and General Career Services fee, will be charged at the rate of $189 per credit hour for residents of Ohio.

Refer to this page for more information on tuition and fees.

Federal Student Aid

Financial Aid is money provided to assist students in meeting the cost of attending college. It includes grants, loans and student employment.
Students are required to file for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine their eligibility.  If you need assistance, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 740.588.5000, Option 3.


Over 100 scholarships. Only 1 application. Students with a 2.75 or higher GPA are encouraged to apply!

Learn more and apply for Foundation Scholarships.

Visit Scholarship Central for additional scholarship opportunities not provided by Zane State College as well as the Foundation Scholarship page.

Contact ZSC

The Financial Aid Department can assist you with exploring your options for paying for college. Questions about FAFSA, federal loans and grants, financial aid verification, and exit counseling should be directed here.

The Business Office can assist you with your account. Questions about tuition payments, payment plans and refunds should be directed here.

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