Kent State University

Kent, OH

Kent State University

Kent, OH

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Tuition & Fees

$11,009

$19,885

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
510
75th
600
25th
510
75th
25
25th
20
75th
26
25th
19
75th
26
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,269
Declined 2,816
Total Received 18,085
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Public

25,459

undergraduate students

6,882

graduate students

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950-acre campus in Kent (population: 29,915). Served by bus; major airport and train serve Cleveland (40 miles). School operates transportation on campus, in Kent, and to Akron, Cleveland, Ravenna, Stow, and Twinsburg.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Kent State University
161 Michael Schwartz Center
Kent, OH
44242-0001

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
75%
Bottom 1/2
25%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
510
75th
600
25th
510
75th
25
25th
20
75th
26
25th
19
75th
26
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,269
Declined 2,816
Total Received 18,085

Admissions Factors

Required

Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

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

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Financial Aid

81%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,746

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,009
Room $7,510
Board $5,500
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $25,219
Average Financial Aid - $7,746
Total with Avg. Aid $17,473
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Financial Aid Office


P: 330 672-6000
F: 330 672-6001
onestop@kent.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, bowling, cricket, dodgeball, equestrian sports, fencing, gymnastics, ice hockey, karate, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

baseball, basketball, bowling, cricket, equestrian sports, fencing, gymnastics, ice hockey, karate, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, golf, handball, indoor soccer, racquetball, softball, volleyball (indoor/sand), water basketball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Mid-America Conference (Division I, Football I-A)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Advertising.
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician.
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
American Sign Language (ASL).
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Anatomy.
Animal Physiology.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biometry/Biometrics.
Biotechnology.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemical Physics.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist.
Clinical Psychology.
Commercial Photography.
Commercial and Advertising Art.
Community Psychology.
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician.
Computer Science.
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Conducting.
Construction Management, General.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry.
Creative Writing.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Ecology.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other.
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
English Language and Literature, General.
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Studies.
Epidemiology.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Experimental Psychology.
Fashion Merchandising.
Fashion/Apparel Design.
Finance, General.
Financial Mathematics.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General.
Franchising and Franchise Operations.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Health Teacher Education.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial Engineering.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
Interior Design.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Knowledge Management.
Landscape Architecture.
Language Interpretation and Translation.
Latin Language and Literature.
Legal Assistant/Paralegal.
Library and Information Science.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical/Mechanical Engineering Technology/Technician.
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering.
Medical Informatics.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music History, Literature, and Theory.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music Theory and Composition.
Music, General.
Musical Theatre.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Neuroscience.
Painting.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution.
Pharmacology.
Philosophy.
Photojournalism.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical and Biological Anthropology.
Physics, General.
Physiology, General.
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Public Relations/Image Management.
Radio and Television.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Russian Language and Literature.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Transportation/Mobility Management.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
Zoology/Animal Biology.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Business Management

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

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

32,341

total students

80%

in-state

20%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

79%

25,459
students

Female
62%
15,708

Male
38%
9,751

21%

6,882
students

Female
67%
4,614

Male
33%
2,268

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

19,799
students

Female
62%
12,241

Male
38%
7,558

23%

5,660
students

Female
62%
3,467

Male
38%
2,193

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 78
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
India
Oman
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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