Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, GA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$6,436

$17,690

not including room and board

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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.

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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
57%
Percent 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-prepatory 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
Room $8,600
Board $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 Facts

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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
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

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