Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA

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Tuition & Fees

$6,436

$17,690

not including housing and food

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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,460
Declined 3,141
Total Received 18,601
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Public

39,961

undergraduate students

4,127

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Kennesaw State University was founded in 1963 and is a public university. It has two campus locations located just north of metro Atlanta. The campuses have a combined 602 acres and are located in Kennesaw and Marietta, GA.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 44,088
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational

405-acre campus in Kennesaw (population: 34,344), 25 miles from Atlanta. Major airport and train serve Atlanta; bus serves Marietta (10 miles). Additional 197-acre campus in Marietta (population: 60,941), 20 miles from Atlanta. Major airport and train serve Atlanta; public transportation serves campuses; university transportation serves routes on- and off-campus for both campuses.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Kennesaw State University
1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw, GA
30144

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
16%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
57%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • Ty Pennington, perhaps best known for hosting ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, attended Kennesaw State University in Georgia.

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
80%
Bottom 1/2
20%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
520
75th
590
25th
510
75th
25
25th
19
75th
25
25th
18
75th
25
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) June 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,460
Declined 3,141
Total Received 18,601

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

78%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,144

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $4,450
Housing $8,600
Food $4,347
Additional fees $1,986
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $20,883
Average Financial Aid - $5,144
Total with Avg. Aid $15,739

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Financial Aid Office


P: 770 423-6074
F: 470 578-9096
finaid@kennesaw.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

airsoft, archery, baseball, cricket, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, fishing, football, golf, grappling, gymnastics, ice hockey, judo, lacrosse, non-tackle football, paintball, roller hockey, rugby, soccer, swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Club Sports - Women's

airsoft, archery, baseball, cricket, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, fishing, football, golf, grappling, gymnastics, ice hockey, judo, lacrosse, non-tackle football, paintball, roller hockey, rugby, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, weight lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, corn hole, dodgeball, elite dance team, flag football, golf, kendo, kickball, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division I), Kennesaw State University Football (Division FCS), Big South Conference, ASUN Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
African Studies. yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Architecture. yes yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business/Managerial Economics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Game Programming. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Computer Software Engineering. yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Construction Engineering. yes
Construction Management, General. yes yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. yes
Cybersecurity Defense Strategy/Policy. yes yes
Dance, General. yes
Data Analytics, General. yes
Digital Arts. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Finance, General. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Game and Interactive Media Design. yes
Geographic Information Science and Cartography. yes
Geography. yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Human-Centered Technology Design. yes
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
Information Science/Studies. yes yes
Information Technology. yes yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes yes
International and Intercultural Communication. yes
Journalism. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes yes yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering. yes
Medical Informatics. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing Science. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Organizational Communication, General. yes
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Quality Control Technology/Technician. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Restaurant/Food Services Management. yes
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes yes yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Statistics, General. yes
Surveying Technology/Surveying. yes
Systems Engineering. yes yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes
Technical and Scientific Communication. yes
Telecommunications Technology/Technician. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Integrative Studies
  3. Communication

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

44,088

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

39,961
students

Female
48%
19,254

Male
52%
20,707

9%

4,127
students

Female
60%
2,492

Male
40%
1,635

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

69%

27,561
students

Female
49%
13,427

Male
51%
14,134

31%

12,400
students

Female
47%
5,827

Male
53%
6,573

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
21%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Not Required/Recommended
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 14

Spring: December 1

Summer: March 29

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 84
Countries most often represented China
India
Mexico
Nigeria
South Korea
Turkey
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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