Kent State University

Kent, OH

Kent State University

Kent, OH

Do you work for Kent State University?

Claim This Profile

Tuition & Fees

$11,009

$19,885

not including room and board

More Financial Details

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
More Admissions Details

undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

20

students

1

faculty

More Student Details

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,269
Declined 2,816
Total Received 18,085
More Admissions Details

Public

25,459

undergraduate students

6,882

graduate students

More Student Details

People Who Liked This School Also Liked…

Name Location
The Ohio State University Columbus, OH
Ohio University Athens, OH
University of Akron Akron, OH
University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH
Cleveland State University Cleveland, OH
Miami University—Oxford Oxford, OH
Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, OH
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA
John Carroll University University Heights, OH
Baldwin Wallace University Berea, OH
See All School Suggestions for You
X
Personalize your experience on CollegeXpress.

With this information, we'll do our best to display content relevant to your interests. By subscribing, you agree to receive CollegeXpress emails and to make your information available to colleges and universities, scholarship programs, and other companies that have relevant/related offers.

Location

School Facts

Kent State University, founded in 1910, is a public, comprehensive university. Its main campus located in Kent, Ohio with regional campuses throughout Northeast Ohio.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 32,341
Established in 1910
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
83%
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

Join our community of
over 5 million students!

CollegeXpress has everything you need to simplify your college search, get connected to schools, and find your perfect fit.

Join CollegeXpress

% 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-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

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

Join our community of
over 5 million students!

CollegeXpress has everything you need to simplify your college search, get connected to schools, and find your perfect fit.

Join CollegeXpress

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

Join our community of
over 5 million students!

CollegeXpress has everything you need to simplify your college search, get connected to schools, and find your perfect fit.

Join CollegeXpress

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

Join our community of
over 5 million students!

CollegeXpress has everything you need to simplify your college search, get connected to schools, and find your perfect fit.

Join CollegeXpress

Financial Facts

Net Price Calculator Visit calculator

Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

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

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

Join our community of
over 5 million students!

CollegeXpress has everything you need to simplify your college search, get connected to schools, and find your perfect fit.

Join CollegeXpress

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

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

Join our community of
over 5 million students!

CollegeXpress has everything you need to simplify your college search, get connected to schools, and find your perfect fit.

Join CollegeXpress

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

78%

19,799
students

Female
62%
12,241

Male
38%
7,558

22%

5,660
students

Female
61%
3,467

Male
39%
2,193

Join our community of
over 5 million students!

CollegeXpress has everything you need to simplify your college search, get connected to schools, and find your perfect fit.

Join CollegeXpress

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

Join our community of
over 5 million students!

CollegeXpress has everything you need to simplify your college search, get connected to schools, and find your perfect fit.

Join CollegeXpress

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

Join our community of
over 5 million students!

CollegeXpress has everything you need to simplify your college search, get connected to schools, and find your perfect fit.

Join CollegeXpress

Lists & Rankings

Explore All Lists & Rankings

Join our community of
over 5 million students!

CollegeXpress has everything you need to simplify your college search, get connected to schools, and find your perfect fit.

Join CollegeXpress